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A Thief Or Married thief or married a Prince On top of all this she becomes drawn to Jin both physically and with her heart but she also has an oath to fulfillI really oved this story it kept me swept up in its many facets that goes well beyond just a space sci fi romance A great start to the new spinoff which can be read as a stand alone as well although why miss out on the other awesome books in the other series and spinoffs We have met Jin briefly before when his sister Mei finally met her match in a certain spacefaring shapeshifterHe has to endure the meet and greet that encapsulates the ceremony for him and his brothers to possibly meet their wives His ife is just the way he wants it but a ghostly ancestor takes over his body and he ends up claiming a bridepity she was just hauled in front of the royal family for attempting to steal a sacred jadeFrancesca had a bum deal for most of her Blind Devotion (The Shifter Chronicles life Then she met a great shufu warrior and he taught her everything she knows about the outlawed form of martial arts Now on a mission to carry out the act of revenge they had planned she is after the sacred jade and shel do just about anything to get it But will she marry Jin in order to
get what she wantsThere is a great deal of attention paid to the customs of China from where what she wantsThere is a great deal of attention paid to the customs of China from where of this planet originates before colonising this planet Francesca is no shrinking violet and an intriguing mix of na ve and manipulative Jin suabbling with his various ghostly ancestors is very funny and I could just seem him stalking down corridors My Name is Bob lookingike a mad man talking to thin air What happens when a prince and a thief must marry A return to the urilixen World and a really great readPrince Jin is surprised when guards drag in a thief during the yearly bride choosing ceremony Jin is surprised to realize the thief is a woman A woman with jade eyes ike the Phoenix she tried to steal Jin is surprised to find himself claiming her as his brideFrancesca is a thief tasked to steal the Phoenix She had the perfect plan to sneak in when the royal family and most of the city s inhabitants were occupied She is shocked when she is delivered to Jin s room after he claims herProbably not the best start to a relationship Jin has to determine Francesca s motive for stealing the Phoenix and what their fate has in store Why this woman Why a thief who could bring down the entire empireHighly recommended ots of steam and Billy Bragg lots of funI voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy Wow Michelle pillow has taken us to another new worldthis book isinked with the dragon Polly Prices Totally Secret Diary lords books but this story takes place on LintianPrince Jin and his brothers are at a wife picking ceremony but none of them want or plan to get married A woman dressed in black from head to toes is dragged in by guards yelling at them toet her go If that not bad enough jin s dead grandfather takes over jin s body and tells the court and his family that he claims the woman in black as his wife Once said it can t be taken back His father said yes so now it s a done deal No one it getting out of this Lol butttttt that is just the start of the story and wow what a full story full of action plots steamyness old friends come to join the story too I oved it We have met Jin briefly before when his sister Mei finally met her match in a certain spacefaring shapeshifterHe has to endure the meet and greet that encapsulates the ceremony for him and his brothers to possibly meet their wives His ife is just the way he wants it but a ghostly ancestor takes over his body and he ends up claiming a bridepity she was just hauled in front of the royal family for attempting to steal a sacred jadeFrancesca had a bum deal for most of her The Majors Daughter life Then she met a great shufu warrior and he taught her everything she knows about the outlawed form of martial arts Now on a mission to carry out the act of revenge they had planned she is after the sacred jade and shel do just about anything to get it But will she marry Jin in order to get what she wantsThere is a great deal of attention paid to the customs of China from where most of this planet originates before colonising this planet Francesca is no shrinking violet and an intriguing mix of na ve and manipulative Jin suabbling with his various ghostly ancestors is very funny and I could just seem him stalking down corridors Miss Shumway Waves a Wand lookingike a mad man talking to thin ai. Of his people But the mystery doesn't end there With the aid of the spirits of his ancestors he must discover who this woman is why she would destroy the Zhang Empire and most of all if she could ever return the ove that is growing in his heartThis novel contains adult content Mustbe 18 years or older to read.
READ Seduction of the PhoenixIf ike me you On His Majestys Service loved the urilixen World books with its Dragon and Var shifters then you will be delighted to realise that there s uite a few other books that connect This was previously published under the banner of Zhang Dynasty but now that the author has decided to revisit and refresh these stories the series name is Dynasty Lords So if you enjoy futuristic romance then these books are definitely a fascinating readThe Zhang dynasty have very unusual relatives and believe me the things that go bump in the night are very real indeed You see they have ghosts that just refuse to go away and one in particular is about to change Prince Zhang Jinsife for good Jin winds up compelled to announce that a would be thief is going to be his bride but is there to Francesca then meets the eye Jin and his family are all about tradition as they believe a curse could end everything they have struggled to maintain Francesca however is on a mission a uest if you Different Class like for revenge as she promised herate master she would steal the precious Jade Phoenix the Zhangs guard so carefully What fuels this story is the banter and undoubted chemistry that burns between this couple
Unfortunately there s very ittle trust and if honest I found Jin to be athere s very ittle trust and if honest I found Jin to be a weak That being said I can joyfully state that a certain band of space mercenaries show up to brighten the proceedings and yes as a fan of these stories I oved space mercenaries show up to brighten the proceedings and yes as a fan of these stories I oved them go to work I really In Defence of Dogs liked Francesca understood Jins position and absolutely adored the meddling ghosts This voluntary take is of an advance copy and my thoughts and comments are honest and I believe fair Honor her past at the expense of her future Claim happiness but betray her past Two choices that can only end in guilt What does beautiful thief Francesca choosePrince Yin steeped in history and tradition seems unlikely to pick someoneike Francesca as a wife when he has refused the parade of nobles that came before herThis next book in the future Ms Pillow has intrigued us with continues to compel and keep us wanting It s fun to revisit other characters from previous books and add new favorites for future visitsYin and Francesca have all the chemistry working for them but trust is harder to come by With the past and present at odds with any relationship can they get past it Is there a future for them together Can they find oveThis is no easy task but reading their struggle and getting to know them has been a real reading pleasure Ms Pillow never disappoints and she certainly a real reading pleasure Ms Pillow never disappoints and she certainly t this timeI was provided an ARC for an honest review I have to say I m flabbergasted Last year January I read a book from Michelle Pillow called Dragon Prince After reading that I wanted to swear off of this author Apparently though my memory is really short I picked up an anthology of first books for each of her series in the urilixen universe Out of all of them Seduction of the Phoenix stood out the mostI was a bit wary when I started the book Usually when authors base their books setting off of a culture that s not theirs they run a huge risk of misappropriating and disrespecting the culture Ms Pillow does a good job of borrowing cultural elements while respecting their origins The characters speak a modified version of Mandarin Chinese I asked my friend to translate some phrases for me and they turned out to be accurate and well usedI ove the main character design and development When Jin and Francesca experienced emotional turmoil I experienced emotional turmoil I also The City in Mind love how every sex scene was not only sensual but served a distinct plotine purpose The world design was also thoroughly planned I was able to visualize every scene in vivid detailIf you are Revenge (The Red Ledger looking for your first foray into Michelle Pillow s work please choose this book to start You will not be disappointed Prince Zhang Jin is trying not toook too bored Having traditional belief than his brothers he is honor bound to endure the i Zi celemony where all of the beautiful women on his planet Lintian offer themselves up for their hand in marriage After awhile all the women ook and act the same Just as he begins to think the ceremony is over a masked woman is brought into the procedings in shackles As the guards begin to inform the Emperor of the womans crimes his Ancestoral Grandfather s ghost appears to Jin and informs him that this woman is his mate As Jin tries to deny this his Grandfather possesses his bo. Zhang Dynasty 1 Seduction of the PhoenixFuturistic Multicultural RomanceFuturistic RomancePart of the Dragon Lords' Series Universe of BooksA prince raised in honor and tradition a woman raised with nothing at all She wants to steal their most sacred treasure He'll do anything to protect it even if it means ma. .
Dy and claims the spitfire as his brideFrancesca La Rosa can t believe her uck One moment she is sure to be hung for trying to steal the Jade Phoenix and the next the most handsome man she has ever aid eyes on has claimed her to be his wife and future Princess What follows is a emotional rollercoaster for the characters and for me as the reader Jin is truly a honorable man Bound by tradition he is compelled to keep the old ways embraced with his peopleeven if it means being married to a woman who constantly defies him Don t get me wrong he is tough when he has to be but he is also one of the most noble and kind
HEROES HAVE READ ABOUT INI read about in ong whileFrancesca drove me crazy She is determined to steal the Jade Phoenix if it is the Penguins Poems for Life last thing she does She is driven by revenge Youl have to read the book to find out and often hurts the people around her including Jin irregardless of their feelings There were a few times I wanted Jin to throw Francesca off the side of a building or maybe use some chinsese water torture on her because of her refusal to admit the feelings they had for one another because of her unending need for revengebut things do work out I really iked this book The Zhang Dynasty is very interesting and Jin is truly a hero I could stand behind I even iked Francesca I understood her pain from her past but I was honestly glad to see her come aroundwhewI plan on reading about this family and by this authorIf you are offended by strong anguage and explict sexual situtations this book is not for youotherwiseyou will enjoy this one Jin definately knows how to treat a ady Honor BoundOn the planet of Lintian in the Imperial Palace of the Zhang
Dynasty Mei s brothers the 4 Princes go through the yearly tradition of ooking at allMei s brothers the 4 Princes go through the yearly tradition of ooking at all eligible females parade through in hopes one of the princes will choose one as wife Little do they know that none of the brothers wish to wed but tradition is tradition and they must endure Only this time one of their ancestors their great great grandfather Zhang Manchu decides it s time to interfereZhang Jin is so not ready to wed but the wiley old Manchu decides to take him over and chooses non other than a thief the guards are hawling in for trying to steal their most treasured artifact Nothing can be done about it now without bringing shame to the family and Jin is the most honor bound of the brothers What Jin didn t count on was the physical attraction that bound them but will that be enough for the elusive thief FrancescaRead the very mysterious and intriguing story of Jin and Francesca it had me transfixed the whole time always expecting one thing and getting anotherLoL I Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone loved the journeyMs Pillow takes us to worlds that never cease to amaze me with their traditions and passionateove Michelle Pillow Seduction of the Phoenix A urilixen World Novel Anniversary Edition Dynasty Lords Book 1Although related to the Dragon Lords and Lords of the Var books this new series although there are some appearances of characters from those seriesbranches off in a whole new direction The books feature the world of the Zhang Dynasty on the planet of Lintian Steeped in tradition much of which has been brought with them from when they were on earth Not only is there a family with several unmarried Princes and one Princess still unrated the other has mated one of the urilixen Pirates there are many ancestral ghosts who are there to protect their home traditions and give opinions whether reuested or notThis perfect full Down to the Sea in Ships length novel had me mesmerized with a wonderfully detailed new world a new culture toearn Wife by Wednesday (The Weekday Brides, lovely uotes about seduction and desire and well flushed out charactersThis first book of the spinoff series is Prince Jin and Francesca s story Jin s great grandfather s ghost tricks him into claiming Francesca as his bride Just as shocked as the Prince is the woman who has just been arrested for trying to steal the Phoenix statue which is the heart of the Family s strength Jin is a Prince who observes tradition and is in general an obedient son Despite being tricked into this claiming he is determined to go through with it and in truth there is something about this willful independent skilled ninja woman that has captured his attention and perhaps a bit of his heart and his body seems to be in agreement as wellFrancesca history is aong one and it hasn t been an easy road for her On a mission to exact revenge on this fami. Rrying a thiefPrince Zhang Jin is a man raised in honor and tradition so it is a great surprise when he is compelled to claim a stranger as his bride who has neither Francesca La Rosa is hardly a match fit for a prince Though beautiful she is a thief with one thing on her mind stealing the sacred Jade Phoenix.