The Warlord's Concubine- Book Three(2010)
(A book in the Warlord's Concubine series)
A novel by Paul Blades
Violet's travails as the Warlord's concubine continues. New management in the seraglio bodes ill for the English whore. Has the warlord tired of Tatiana, her Russian lover? The warlord has his problems too. He returns to the fortress from his pilgrimage dreading his confrontation with the concubine who so bedevils his heart. She must be punished for her unfaithfulness. But, when he has had her whipped, will she then give herself to him, or will she choose death before obedience? The Nanking government is increasing its pressure for him to submit. The British Consul has sent a note demanding to know if a Violet Harris is being held against her will. And then there are his troops. In a confrontation with the Kuomintang, when it comes down to it, will they fight?
August 2010 : USA Paperback
February 2011 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
October 2010 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition