Cover Reveal – The Jade Lioness

TJL_FINALAt last I can share the beautiful cover of my next novel – The Jade Lioness!  It is the third book in my Japanese trilogy, the Kumashiro series, and features Temperance Marston, an English girl who fulfills her dream of going to Japan.  Unfortunately, things don’t quite go to plan though …

Here’s the blurb:-

Can an impossible love become possible?

Nagasaki, 1648

Temperance Marston longs to escape war-torn England and explore the exotic empire of Japan. When offered the chance to accompany her cousin and Captain Noordholt on a trading expedition to Nagasaki, she jumps at the opportunity.  However, she soon finds the country’s strict laws for foreigners curtail her freedom.

On a dangerous and foolhardy venture she meets Kazuo, a ronin. Kazuo is fascinated by her blonde hair and blue eyes, but he has a mission to complete and he cannot be distracted. Long ago, his father was accused of a crime he didn’t commit – stealing a valuable jade lioness ornament from the Shogun – and Kazuo must restore his family’s honour.

But when Temperance is kidnapped and sold as a concubine, he has to make a decision – can he save her and keep the promise he made to his father?

(It’s available for pre-order from Kindle now – published by Choc Lit 15th May 2015)


  1. I can’t wait. What a lovely cover!!! I have really enjoyed this series. Congrats, Christina.

    Comment by Tara Chevrestt — April 20, 2015 @ 5:33 pm

  2. Thank you, Tara, so glad you like it! And also that you like the series – hope you won’t be disappointed with this one 😀 xx

    Comment by Christina Courtenay — April 20, 2015 @ 10:49 pm

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