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The Empress of Bright Moon

(2016)
(The second book in the Empress of Bright Moon Duology series)
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There is no easy path for a woman aspiring to power.

A concubine at the palace learns quickly that there are many ways to capture the emperor's attention. Many paint their faces white and style their hair attractively, hoping to lure in the One Above All with their beauty. Some present him with fantastic gifts, such as jade pendants and scrolls of calligraphy, while others rely on their knowledge of seduction to draw his interest. Young Mei knows nothing of these womanly arts, yet she will give the emperor a gift he can never forget.

Mei's intelligence and curiosity, the same traits that make her an outcast among the other concubines, impress the emperor. But just as she is in a position to seduce the most powerful man in China, divided loyalties split the palace in two, culminating in a perilous battle that Mei can only hope to survive.

In the breakthrough first volume in the Empress of Bright Moon duology, Weina Dai Randel paints a vibrant portrait of ancient China - where love, ambition, and loyalty can spell life or death - and the woman who came to rule it all.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"A shining jewel of a novel." - Christy English


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Paperback Editions

September 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Empress Of Bright Moon (Empress of Bright Moon Duology)
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
ISBN: 1-4104-9114-5 / 978-1-4104-9114-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kennebec Large Print
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April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Empress of Bright Moon (The Empress of Bright Moon Duology)
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
ISBN: 1-4926-1359-2 / 978-1-4926-1359-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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Audio Editions

August 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Empress of Bright Moon
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
ISBN: 1-72134-496-9 / 978-1-72134-496-3
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
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September 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Empress of Bright Moon: A Novel of Empress Wu
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
ISBN: 1-5318-7638-2 / 978-1-5318-7638-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
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May 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Empress of Bright Moon: A Novel of Empress Wu
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


May 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Empress of Bright Moon: A Novel of Empress Wu
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Empress of Bright Moon: A Novel of Empress Wu
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Empress of Bright Moon (The Empress of Bright Moon Duology Book 2)
Author(s): Weina Dai Randel
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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