Jeannie Lin is a writer I first came across during a “We All Win” contest at Romance Divas. Basically, a writer puts up (anonymously) a section of their work for critique and comment. The person with the highest points won.
Jeannie’s excerpt was INCREDIBLE. I wasn’t the only one who spotted brilliance. Everyone did. And now, this book is up for your enjoyment.
“Butterfly Swords” by Jeanne Lin
Journey to the very edge of honor, loyalty . . . and love
During China’s infamous Tang Dynasty, a time awash with luxury, yet littered with deadly intrigues and fallen royalty, betrayed Princess Ai Li flees before her wedding. Miles from home, with only her delicate butterfly swords for a defense, she enlists the reluctant protection of a blue-eyed warrior…
Battle-scarred, embittered Ryam has always held his own life at cheap value. Ai Li’s innocent trust in him and honorable, stubborn nature make him desperate to protect her – which means not seducing the first woman he has ever truly wanted….