Celestial Girl, Book 3: The Celestial Kingdom (A Lily Modjeska Mystery)

Celestial Girl, Book 3: The Celestial Kingdom (A Lily Modjeska Mystery)

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by Lisa Mason
     
 

Lily is not quite a typical woman in Toledo, Ohio, 1896. She may be repressed and dependent on her husband, but she supports the vote for women and has a mind of her own. When Johnny Pentland is found dead at a notorious brothel, Lily discovers her husband is not the man she thought he was.

Pursued by Pentland�s enemies, Lily embarks on a journey that will…  See more details below

Overview

Lily is not quite a typical woman in Toledo, Ohio, 1896. She may be repressed and dependent on her husband, but she supports the vote for women and has a mind of her own. When Johnny Pentland is found dead at a notorious brothel, Lily discovers her husband is not the man she thought he was.

Pursued by Pentland�s enemies, Lily embarks on a journey that will take her across the country to San Francisco and across the ocean to Imperial China as she unravels a web of murder and corruption reaching from the opium dens of Chinatown to the mansions of Nob Hill.

Her journey becomes one of the heart when she crosses paths with Dr. Jackson Tremaine, a debonair, worldly-wise physician. Lily and Jackson begin a conflicted, passionate relationship as they encounter the mysterious Celestial Girl and her dangerous entourage
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This volume includes Book 3 and Book 4.

In Book 3, The Celestial Kingdom, Lily and Jackson journey to China, searching amid murderous slavers and soldiers of the Boxer Rebellion for the elusive identity of the Celestial Girl.

In Book 4, Terminus, Lily and Jackson return from China to San Francisco and solve the tragic mystery of the Celestial Girl.

From the author of The Garden of Abracadabra, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, Summer of Love, A Time Travel (a Philip K. Dick Award finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book), The Gilded Age, A Time Travel (a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book), and Strange Ladies: 7 Stories.

Of Lisa Mason�s The Gilded Age, the New York Times Book Review said, �A winning mixture of intelligence and passion.�

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016419503
Publisher:
Bast Books
Publication date:
02/19/2014
Series:
Lily Modjeska Miniseries , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

LISA MASON is the author of ten novels, including SUMMER OF LOVE (Bantam), a San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book and Philip K. Dick Award Finalist, and THE GOLDEN NINETIES (Bantam), a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book. Mason's OMNI story, TOMORROW'S CHILD (on Nook) is in development at Universal Studios.

CELESTIAL GIRL, (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY), BOOKS 1�4, Mason's new romantic suspense miniseries, is on Nook.

THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, Mason's big new urban fantasy, is on Nook. As affordable installments, THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA is also offered as a Trilogy: Book 1, Life's Journey, Book 2, In Dark Woods, and Book 3, The Right Road.

New on Nook is STRANGE LADIES: 7 STORIES.

SUMMER OF LOVE, A TIME TRAVEL (the revised edition) and the sequel THE GILDED AGE, A TIME TRAVEL are on Nook.

Other previously print published titles on Nook include EVERY MYSTERY UNEXPLAINED, TOMORROW'S CHILD, HUMMERS, DAUGHTER OF THE TAO, THE SIXTY-THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF HYSTERIA, U F uh-O, A Sci Fi Comedy, and TESLA, A WORTHY OF HIS TIME, A SCREENPLAY.

Mason published her first story, �ARACHNE,� in Omni and has since published short fiction in magazines and anthologies worldwide, including Omni, Full Spectrum, Universe, Year�s Best Fantasy and Horror, Asimov�s Science Fiction Magazine, Unique, Transcendental Tales, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Immortal Unicorn, Tales of the Impossible, Desire Burn, Fantastic Alice, The Shimmering Door, Hayakawa Science Fiction Magazine, Unter Die Haut, and others. Her stories have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.

LISA MASON lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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