Can an impossible love become possible? Nagasaki, 1648 Temperance Marston longs to escape war-torn England and explore the exotic empire of Japan.
When offered the chance to accompany her cousin and Captain Noordholt on a trading expedition to Nagasaki, she jumps at the opportunity.
However, she soon finds the country's strict laws for foreigners curtail her freedom. On a dangerous and foolhardy venture she meets Kazuo, a ronin.
Kazuo is fascinated by her blonde hair and blue eyes, but he has a mission to complete and he cannot be distracted.
Long ago, his father was accused of a crime he didn't commit - stealing a valuable jade lioness ornament from the Shogun - and Kazuo must restore his family's honour. But when Temperance is kidnapped and sold as a concubine, he has to make a decision - can he save her and keep the promise he made to his father?
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Choc Lit
- Publication Date: 08/10/2015
- Category: Historical romance
- ISBN: 9781781892374
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