I just got a wonderful email and immediately rushed to Amazon to purchase this, the latest in Christina Courtenay's Japanese Historical Romance series. The first was The Scarlet Kimono (see my review here ).
You can nab your kindle copy right now on Amazon. I'm informed it has a very feisty heroine. I can't wait to review it here on Book Babe. Also, all Choc Lit books can stand alone without their counterparts.
How do you start a new life, leaving behind all you love?
It’s 1641, and when Midori Kumashiro, the orphaned daughter of a warlord, is told she has to leave Japan or die, she has no choice but to flee to England. Midori is trained in the arts of war, but is that enough to help her survive a journey, with a lecherous crew and an attractive captain she doesn’t trust?
Having come to Nagasaki to trade, the last thing Captain Nico Noordholt wants is a female passenger, especially a beautiful one. How can he protect her from his crew when he can’t keep his own eyes off her?
During their journey, Nico and Midori form a tentative bond, but they both have secrets that can change everything. When they arrive in England, a civil war is brewing, and only by standing together can they hope to survive…
That's all. I just wanted to share. I've been waiting eagerly for this release.