The Scarlet Kimono

The Scarlet Kimono

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by Christina Courtenay
     
 

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Abducted by a Samurai warlord in 17th-century 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 of endurance are stretched to their limit. Then they reach Japan and all her suffering seems worthwhile – until she is

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Abducted by a Samurai warlord in 17th-century 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 of endurance are 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 waiting to see the girl who he has been warned about by a seer. When at last they meet, it’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 honour …

Winner of The Big Red Reads for Best Historical Fiction 2011 and short-listed for the Festival of Romance Best Historical Fiction Award 2011.

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011251597
Publisher:
Choc Lit
Publication date:
03/18/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
342,863
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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