My Splendid Concubine
No Westerner has ever achieved Robert Hart’s status and level of power in China. Driven by a passion for his adopted country, he became the godfather of China’s modernism, inspector general of China’s Customs Service, and the builder of China’s railroads, postal and telegraph systems, and schools. However, his first real love is Ayaou, a young concubine, the love he hid from the world.
(Word count 133,000; e-book $3.99 USD, print $11.64 USD)