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Historical Fiction


The Moon in the Palace
Empress of Bright Moon, Book 1
By Weina Dai Randel

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There is no easy path for a woman aspiring to power...


A concubine at the palace learns quickly that there are many ways to capture the Emperor’s attention. Many paint their faces white and style their hair attractively, hoping to lure in the One Above All with their beauty. Some present him with fantastic gifts, such as jade pendants and scrolls of calligraphy, while others rely on their knowledge of seduction to draw his interest. Young Mei knows nothing of these womanly arts, yet she will give the Emperor a gift he can never forget.

Mei’s intelligence and curiosity, the same traits that make her an outcast among the other concubines, impress the Emperor. But just as she is in a position to seduce the most powerful man in China, divided loyalties split the palace in two, culminating in a perilous battle that Mei can only hope to survive. 


Empress of Bright Moon
Empress of Bright Moon, Book 2
By Weina Dai Randel

The time for taking hold of her destiny is now


At the moment of the Emperor’s death, everything changes in the palace. 

Mei, his former concubine, is free, and Pheasant, the heir and Mei’s lover, is proclaimed as the new Emperor, heralding a new era in China. But just when Mei believes she's closer to her dream, Pheasant's chief wife, Lady Wang, powerful and unpredictable, turns against Mei and takes unthinkable measures to stop her. The power struggle that ensues will determine Mei's fate–and that of China. 


Contemporary Fiction


The One You Really Want
By Jill Mansell

A funny, heartfelt novel about second chances at love

When Nancy discovers the expensive jewelry her husband’s been buying isn’t for her, she decamps from the Scottish countryside to her best friend Carmen’s posh Chelsea town house to sort things out.

Nancy finds herself in a surprising new world, where rock stars are nicer than you thought, social workers are not necessarily to be trusted, and the filthy rich are folks with problems just like you. Everybody falls in love with the wrong people, and the path to true love twists and turns before you discover who you really want.

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The A to Z of You and Me 

Ivo has all kinds of everyday joy in his life -- he’s young, he’s in love, he has friends who promise to stand by him if life ever goes wrong. Then one day, life does go wrong.

He makes a mistake, and it’s big and unforgiveable. Now time is running out, and his life is falling apart.  But he’s going to put it back together again. His own way.

This is a story about how far love must stretch to gather a life in pieces -- and about how a strong friendship never dies.

The A to Z of You and Me comes out next month, but you can get your hands on a copy early! We have 30 Advance Reading Copies to give away to you. Click here to enter for a chance to win! Entries will be open until Friday at 5:00 p.m. CT, so hurry and enter now!
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