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The Jade Lioness

by Christina Courtenay

Part of the The Kumashiro Series

The Jade Lioness Synopsis

Can an impossible love become possible? Nagasaki, 1648 Temperance Marston longs to escape war-torn England and explore the exotic empire of Japan. When offered the chance to accompany her cousin and Captain Noordholt on a trading expedition to Nagasaki, she jumps at the opportunity. However, she soon finds the country's strict laws for foreigners curtail her freedom. On a dangerous and foolhardy venture she meets Kazuo, a ronin. Kazuo is fascinated by her blonde hair and blue eyes, but he has a mission to complete and he cannot be distracted. Long ago, his father was accused of a crime he didn't commit - stealing a valuable jade lioness ornament from the Shogun - and Kazuo must restore his family's honour. But when Temperance is kidnapped and sold as a concubine, he has to make a decision - can he save her and keep the promise he made to his father?

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781892374
Publication date: 8th October 2015
Author: Christina Courtenay
Publisher: Choc Lit
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: Historical fiction, Historical romance,

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