Capturing the Silken Thief

Capturing the Silken Thief

by Jeannie Lin

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Tang Dynasty China, 823 A.D.

Musician Jia needs a valuable book of poems by a famous courtesan to buy her freedom...and she believes Luo Cheng has taken it. Her attempt to steal the book from him fails, but the tall and powerful scholar unexpectedly offers to help her quest! But when they finally find the book—and the arousing poems and artwork inside—Jia's longing for freedom is replaced with a new kind of desire for Cheng....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459224056
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Series: Harlequin Historical Undone Series
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 300,868
File size: 321 KB

About the Author

Jeannie Lin grew up fascinated with stories of Western epic fantasy and Eastern martial arts adventures. When her best friend introduced her to romance novels in middle school, the stage was set. Jeannie started writing her first romance while working as a high school science teacher in South Central Los Angeles. Her first two books have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Library Journal and The Dragon and the Pearl was listed among Library Journal's Best Romances of 2011.

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Capturing the Silken Thief 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
MoRWAReviewsSTL More than 1 year ago
In Capturing the Silken Thief, Jeannie Lin gives readers a beautiful romance set in Imperial China. Cheng is a scholar studying for the Imperial exams to create a better life for his family back home in the province. Jia is an indentured pipa player searching to find a way to buy her freedom. Through a case of mistaken identity the two are brought together in the search for the journal of Xue Lin, which Jia believes is the key to her freedom. While working together, Cheng and Jia form an unbreakable bond, and each try to move heaven and earth to help the other find their dreams. Jeannie Lin’s lyrical writing captures a strong heroine and an honest hero as they work to better their lives. By the end of this short novella the happily ever after feels real and the reader can walk away knowing the characters are completely satisfied.
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Jeannie Lin does not disappoint with this wonderful short story about Jia, the sing song girl and Chen, the scholar, set in Imperial China. It's sensual, beautifully told and had me furiously turning the pages to see what would happen next! Plenty of action and steamy tension to satisfy everyone. It's really not often that a short story like this can leave me feeling really satisfied, but this one did. I will definitely be reading more from this author!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good short story.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you're tired of certain eras for your romance come here and be dazzled by the Orient! A short but wonderful read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mike lightning zoey brick and jo shouldnt be captured
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I still think Brigette shouldn't be captured.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm hooked; you move in this stuff fast! And I still think Mike or Lindsay would be best. You're a great writer; keep it up!