“Exciting, exotic, and thoughtful.”
“Chen (Wandering Warrior) again mixes martial arts, Chinese lore and light romance with great success… In an unexpected twist, the tale ends with a satisfying look at family honor and the triumph of love. Atmospheric and exciting.”
On the morning of Miu Miu's fifteenth birthday, her mother makes a startling revelation: Miu Miu's fate is to travel to the faraway city of Chang'an, avenge her father's death, and find her true love. But the evil emperor has other plans for her. Defeating him will take all of Miu Miu's courage, wit, and martial arts experience.
Master storyteller Da Chen paints a vivid portrait of his native land in this classic tale of honor, adventure, and romance in ancient China.
Da Chen grew up in China and graduated from Columbia University Law School. Brothers, his first work of fiction, made the 2006 best book lists of the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Herald, and Publishers Weekly. His other books include the New York Times bestselling memoir Colors of the Mountain; Sounds of the River; the children’s books Wandering Warrior, The Sword, and China’s Son; and the acclaimed 2012 novel My Last Empress. He lives in California with his wife and two children.