During my first RWA National Conference, Jeannie Lin won RWA's Golden Heart for Historical Romance - her manuscript was ultimately published as BUTTERFLY SWORDS. I've enjoyed Jeannie develop as a respected author who writes outside traditional European history. She recently asked me to review MY FAIR CONCUBINE:
HE NOBLEMAN WHO TURNED A TEA GIRL INTO A PRINCESS...
Yan Ling tries hard to be servile-it's what's expected of a girl of her class. Being intelligent and strong-minded, she finds it a constant battle.
Proud Fei Long is unimpressed by her spirit-until he realizes she's the answer to his problems. He has to deliver the emperor a "princess." In two months can he train a tea girl to pass as a noblewoman?
Yet it's hard to teach good etiquette when all Fei Long wants to do is break it, by taking this tea girl for his own....
|Honolulu's Chinatown ... check out this link for more photos!|
I posted my review of MY FAIR CONCUBINE on Amazon at this link and Goodreads at this link. I am giving away a print copy of MY FAIR CONCUBINE to one randomly selected commenter. To enter the giveaway,
1. Leave a comment about tea - do you prefer it hot or cold? Black or green? Lemon or milk?
2. This giveaway is open to all readers.
3. Comments are open through Friday, August 3, 10 pm in Hawaii. I'll post the winner on Saturday, August 4.
Kim in Hawaii
To learn more about Jeannie and her books, check out her website at jeannielin.com.