The Scarlet Kimono

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Overview

Abducted by a Samurai warlord in 17thcentury Japan –what happens when fear turns to love?

England, 1611, and young Hannah Marston envies her brother’s adventurous life. But when she stows away on his merchant ship,her powers ofenduranceare stretched to their limit.Then they reach Japan and all her suffering seems worthwhile – until she is abducted by Taro Kumashiro’s warriors.

In the far north of the country, warlord Kumashiro is intrigued to ...

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Overview

Abducted by a Samurai warlord in 17thcentury Japan –what happens when fear turns to love?

England, 1611, and young Hannah Marston envies her brother’s adventurous life. But when she stows away on his merchant ship,her powers ofenduranceare stretched to their limit.Then they reach Japan and all her suffering seems worthwhile – until she is abducted by Taro Kumashiro’s warriors.

In the far north of the country, warlord Kumashiro is intrigued to learn more about the girl who he has been warned about by a seer.There’s a clash of cultures and wills, but they’re also fighting an instant attraction to each other.

With her brother desperate to find her and the jealous Lady Reiko equally desperate to kill her, Hannah faces the greatest adventure of her life. And Kumashiro has to choose between love and compromising his honour …

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Editorial Reviews

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Christina Courtenay is a writer of historical romance with a bright future ahead of her. Her first novel, Trade Winds, was a best-seller that has won plaudits by readers and critics alike and, with The Scarlet Kimono, this outstanding storyteller continues to prove that she is a force to be reckoned with in the world of historical romantic fiction!

Winner of The Big Red Reads Best Historical Fiction Award 2011

Short-listed for The Festival of Romance Award for Best Historical Fiction 2011

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906931292
  • Publisher: Choc Lit
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Pages: 356
  • Sales rank: 1,163,422
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

CHRISTINA COURTENAY lives in London and Hereford, England and is married with two children. Although born in England she has a Swedish mother and was brought up in Sweden. In her teens, the family moved to Japan where she had the opportunity to travel extensively in the Far East. Christina is Chairman of the UK Romantic Novelists’ Association. Christina has won four awards for her novels.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2014

    Wonderful book!

    I loved this story. Once I started reading it, I could'nt put it down. Now all I can think of is, what happens next! I want more! There has to be a sequal, please tell me theres a sequal.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    Excellent + got to read it + dont want to lose out !!!

    Best book. Also recommend the trade winds another excellent read. I have read them many times never tire of them

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2012

    Enjoyed it!

    I liked this whole series.

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