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WEINA DAI RANDEL is the author of The Moon in the Palace and The Empress of Bright Moon, historical novels of Empress Wu of China. She was born and raised in China. Her passion for history compels her to share classical Chinese literature, tales of Chinese dynasties, and stories of Chinese historical figures with American readers.

Weina received an M.A. in English from Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas, where she was inspired to write about Empress Wu of China when she took a class in Asian American literature. She is a member of the Historical Novel Society and the Writer's Garret in Dallas.

The Moon in the Palace is her first novel.
 
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