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The Last Concubine: The Shogun Quartet #2

The Last Concubine: The Shogun Quartet #2

Author(s): Lesley Downer

Location(s): Japan

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1860s

Japan, 1865, the women’s palace in the great city of Edo.

Bristling with intrigue and erotic rivalries, the palace is home to three thousand women and only one man – the young shogun. Sachi, a beautiful fifteen-year-old girl, is chosen to be his concubine.

But Japan is changing, and as civil war erupts, Sachi flees for her life. Rescued by a rebel warrior, she finds unknown feelings stirring within her; but this is a world in which private passions have no place and there is not even a word for ‘love’.

Before she dare dream of a life with him, Sachi must uncover the secret of her own origins – a secret that encompasses a wrong so terrible that it threatens to destroy her ….

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