The Lotus Palace
Publish date: September 1st 2013
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Asian Literature
, Historical Mystery
Series: The Pingkang Li Mysteries (#1)
This needs to be said first. A historical romance NOT set in England or during the Regency! And the main (and I should say all) characters are not white!I enjoyed this one. A bit slow at times. I found the romance a very nice, slow burn. Yue-ying and her sister Ming-yu were sold as children into sla...
Yue-ying is the personal servant to the most beautiful and accomplished song girl in the pleasure center, Mingyu. As such, she is not owned by the madam and can come and go as she pleases. Her birthmark (a read cresent on her left cheek) makes her noticeable in town, but her association with the Lot...
The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin Book 1 of The Pingkang Li Mysteries It is a time of celebration in the Pingkang Li, where imperial scholars and bureaucrats mingle with beautiful courtesans. At the center is the Lotus Palace, home of the most exquisite courtesans in China... Maidservant Yue-yin...
I think this is the most romantic of Jeannie Lin's books I've read so far. All the other ones seem to be so forbidden all the time, stolen moments of bliss against a situation of how the relationship would never be accepted by society. Sure, this has that too, but it takes some time to get there. Th...
I think this was the first of Jeannie Lin's books not to show up in the books section at my local Walmart – had I seen it, I'd certainly have bought it, because I've liked or loved everything of hers that I've read so far. Instead, I ended up checking it out through my library.This book is set in Ta...