The Lotus PalaceBook - 2013
Concubine servant Yue-ying and aristocratic playboy Bai Huang throw off the shackles of their society's social structure as their love for one another grows.
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-ying is not one of those beauties. Street-smart and practical, she's content to live in the shadow of her infamous mistressuntil she meets the aristocratic playboy Bai Huang.
Bai Huang lives in a privileged world Yue-ying can barely imagine, let alone share, but as they are thrown together in an attempt to solve a deadly mystery, they both start to dream of a different life. Yet Bai Huang's position means that all she could ever be to him is his concubine will she sacrifice her pride to follow her heart?
Concubine servant Yue-ying and aristocratic playboy Bai Huang throw off the shackles of their society's social structure as their love for one another grows. Original.
From Library Staff
Everyone in Pingkang Li believes Lord Bai Huang is nothing more than a pleasure-seeking wastrel and silly flirt, but Yue-ying is beginning to wonder if everyone might be wrong. Is she willing to give up her pride to become his concubine? A dazzling Tang Dynasty romance with a dash of murder myste... Read More »