The People's Princess of China

The People's Princess of China

The People's Princess of China

The People's Princess of China


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In May of 2018, romantic comedy sent a beautiful rookie journalist from China's largest daily newspaper, to cover Prince Harry's royal wedding to Meghan Markle.

Because of a commotion with the printing presses at the China Daily News, the Assistant Editor has misheard the word Royal and accidentally sends her beautiful journalist to Boyle in County Roscommon, Ireland, in the company of three seasoned photographers, none of whom speak a word of English.

By an appalling coincidence, Irish heart-throb, Harry O'Toole, is about to become duped into a shotgun marriage, to an unattractive local girl who has accused him of making her pregnant.

Through a series of dramatic events, the shotgun wedding comes unstuck on the steps of the altar.

Rather than let the Chinese journalist and her photographers get fired for missing their print deadline, local priest, Father Fagan and his Parish Council believe it to be their civic and moral duty to save the day, by staging a mock wedding.

However, the only wedding dress available at a local bridal store, is too narrow for anyone except the beautiful Chinese journalist to fit into.

Within seconds of print deadline, the editor of the China Daily News receives the photographs and the copy, but only has time to correct the headlines of his front-page story, which accidentally informs the whole of China, that Prince Harry has just married a stunningly beautiful girl from China.

How will everyone save their jobs, and how will the People's Princess of China cope with the impending reality of an arranged marriage to her cousin, someone she has never met?

An important back-story to this book:

When the beautiful Luo Hongling discovered on social media that her husband of six months had married her to cover up the fact that he was a gay man, who would ever have thought that the tragedy of her permanent solution to a temporary crisis would unlock 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'?

Romantic comedy rarely gets to un-tell the devastation caused by a global pandemic no one wants to talk about.

But, by her reincarnation as the breath-taking People's Princess of China, English-Irish actress Ellen Ternan emerges from 'The Dead' to join Gretta Conroy in pining for Michael Furey, and her own lost love.

Four weddings, no funerals and the profanity of an Irish Catholic priest conspire to fashion a range of Wilde-Confucian reasons to love life.

As the Cinderella of creative writing, could it be that romantic comedy finally gets to rock the foundations of English literature?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781666299502
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 06/10/2021
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

The Anne Cestors Syndicate is a group of post-terrestrial entities posing as screenwriters, who are in fact, aspiring actors and actresses perpetually competing against one another for roles in various movies, stage-plays and literary works of art, down through the ages.

On this occasion, they were discovered behind an abandoned shrine in a house previously owned by an Asian American family who became Westernized, and left their ancestors behind.

Boasting a wide variety of previous acting credits, the genre of Romantic Comedy chosen by this group of quite garrulous ghosts* for their latest screenplay, was purely a matter of opportunistic supernatural plagiarism.

They discovered, with the menaces of self-slamming windows and doors, and exploding light-bulbs, that the new owner of the residence accommodating their abandoned shrine, was an aspiring Irish comedy writer.

The appearance in their midst, of the breath-taking People's Princess of China, totally made up for the garrulous belligerence of the rest of the bunch.

Time spent in the enchanting company of the Princess's loving vulnerability, is an uplifting experience for those blessed by the protective power of her utterly delightful acquaintance.

* Please be reliably informed that the politically correct term for ghost is now "Post-Terrestrial Entity".
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