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The Pirate Empress: White Tiger: A Serial Novel, Book 2 (Volume 2)

Deborah Cannon

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ISBN 10: 1514774542 / ISBN 13: 9781514774540
Verlag: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015
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Part Two of Deborah Cannon?s epic adventure THE PIRATE EMPRESS War rages on the Wall and pirates tyrannize the south coast. Li?s young son is kidnapped. Her soldier lover defends the frontiers, and her warlock grandfather battles the sorcery behind the Empire?s collapse. She is abandoned to the mercy of the pirates where a nine-headed water god rules the seas and a cruel admiral makes her his wife. In this frightening new world Li discovers she has powers of her own. She learns how to fight and to survive?with the goal to rescue her son. ?A Sweeping Odyssey, captivating from cover to cover.? - Midwest Book Review (MBR Bookwatch USA)

Vom Autor: THE PIRATE EMPRESS is set during the Ming Dynasty and follows the fascinating trajectory of the building of the Great Wall, and the evolution of the vast pirate consortia that terrorized imperial waters at the time. The story came to me because of a trip I took to China where I walked the Great Wall, glimpsed the Ming tombs on the misty horizon, and explored the excavated armies of First Emperor Qin-- all of which helped me to bring to life a heroic age of Chinese myth and empire. I received a wonderful review for THE PIRATE EMPRESS from the Historical Novels Society, which I felt truly captured the essence of the book. Here it is in full:
"Women do not inherit anything but misery in China,"  is the caustic sentiment expressed to a Ming princess named Li in Deborah Cannon's sprawling historical-fantasy epic The Pirate Empress.
Li finds herself in the center of a vast and very tangled web of palace intrigue, imperial politics, and of course plenty of derring-do on the ocean, as she's forced into marriage with a brutal sea captain in order to further her quest to save her kidnapped son, who has been prophesied to become an emperor, a future Son of Heaven.

Complicated forces are aligning against that destiny, and hovering over friend and foe alike is the supernatural Fox Faerie, who seeks the destruction of all mankind. Readers who might remember Barry Hughart's wonderful fantasy novels set "in an ancient China that never was" will take to Cannon's fast-paced and wonderfully written tale, which mingles supernatural beings with well-researched flesh-and-blood characters and historical details from the Ming Dynasty.
The characters sparkle with life, and their dialogue crackles--this is an intensely readable and well-done work of fantasy-infused historical fiction. Strongly recommended. - Fiona Ness, (Historical Novel Society)

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Titel: The Pirate Empress: White Tiger: A Serial ...

Verlag: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Erscheinungsdatum: 2015

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