My Fair Concubine

Title: My Fair Concubine

Publisher: Harlequin

Imprint: Harlequin Historical

Pub Date: June 05, 2012

ISBN: 9780373296941

Author: Jeannie Lin

This is by far one of the best historical romance I’ve ever read. I could make a long list if I were to list up what I like about this book, but I’ll keep it short and sum it up. Unlike historical romance stories that is set in Europe, this one is set in China during Tang Dynasty and it’s really something you don’t get often. The author was very descriptive about the cultural background in this story and once you flip the pages, you’d find you’ve been transported into the ancient China where there’s plenty of erotic and exotic intrigue. This book is rich in culture and creativity. Thumbs up to the author for this.

I rate this book 4 out of 5 star. A must read for everyone with a good taste for historical novel. I received an ARC of this book from Harlequin via Netgalley. I was not required to write a positive review for this book and I was not compensated in monetary ways for writing this.

Book description:


Yan Ling tries hard to be servile—it’s what’s expected of a girl of her class. Being intelligent and strong-minded, she finds it a constant battle.

Proud Fei Long is unimpressed by her spirit—until he realizes she’s the answer to his problems. He has to
deliver the emperor a “princess.” In two months can he train a tea girl to pass as a noblewoman?

Yet it’s hard to teach good etiquette when all Fei Long wants to do is break it, by taking this tea girl for his own….

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