Blogs in January 2020

The Concubine’s Daughter 29th January 2020

Lotus Feet. He would give his daughter the dainty feet of a courtesan. This would enhance her beauty and her price, making her future shine like a new coin. He smiled to himself, pouring fresh tea. And it would...

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Red Lotus 1st January 1970

Yip Mann, an elderly spice farmer, should have known better than to purchase a fifteen-year-old cherry-girl as his concubine, especially one beautiful enough to be seen as Ch’ien Gum – comparable to a thousand pieces of gold. But surely...

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