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Snake bite —author. Lane, Andrew, 1963-

When young Sherlock Holmes is kidnapped and taken to China, he begins investigating the poisonings of three men in different parts of Shanghai who were bitten by the same snake, and uncovers a plot to destroy an American...

The forbidden orchid —Waller, Sharon Biggs, 1966- author.

When her family is threatened with being sent to the poorhouse for failing to collect a rare orchid, Elodie Buchanan accompanies her father to China determined to find the flower and save her family.

Peach blossom paradise —Ge, Fei, 1964- author.

"A meditation on revolution, idealism, and utopia by one of China's greatest living novelists. In 1898, China experienced one hundred days of utopia, after a cabal of reformist intellectuals persuaded the young emperor t...

The last empress —Min, Anchee, 1957-

In late nineteenth-century China, Tsu Hsi transforms from a strong-willed, instinctive young woman to a wise and politically savvy leader known as Empress Orchid, who ruled China for more than four decades.

A private revenge —Woodman, Richard, 1944-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

During the Napoleonic Wars, the "HMS Patrician" takes shelter from a typhoon in the Pearl River on the China coast. Captain Nathaniel Brinkwater must face pirates, and an unexpected passenger, when he escorts a convoy to...

China : the novel —Rutherfurd, Edward, author.

"Edward Rutherfurd has enthralled millions of people with his grand, sweeping historical sagas that tell the history of an iconic place over multiple generations. Now, in China: The Novel, Rutherfurd takes readers into t...

The serpent's children —Yep, Laurence, 1948-

In nineteenth-century China, a young girl struggles to protect her family from the threat of bandits, famine, and an ideological conflict between her father and brother.

The last empress —Min, Anchee, 1957-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

Late 19th-century China is a tumultuous land beset by warring enemies - both from beyond its borders and within the fabled walls of the Forbidden City. When her son and adopted son each succumb to early deaths, Orchid re...

The last empress —Min, Anchee, 1957-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

Late 19th-century China is a tumultuous land beset by warring enemies--both from beyond its borders and within the fabled walls of the Forbidden City. When her son and adopted son each succumb to early deaths, Orchid rel...

The Man from Beijing —Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2012

One cold January day the police are called to a sleepy little hamlet in the north of Sweden where they discover a savagely murdered man lying in the snow. As they begin their investigation they notice that the village se...

Imperial woman —Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

A biographical novel about Tzu-Hsi, last empress of China, from the day she received the summons to appear before the emperor to her death in 1908. 1991, c1956.

Imperial woman the story of the last empress of China —Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
EBook
2013

In Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck brings to life the amazing story of Tzu Hsi, who rose from concubine status to become the working head of the Qing Dynasty. Born from a humble background, Tzu Hsi falls in love with her c...

Mandarin A Novel —Elegant, Robert S.
EBook
2017

A grand tale of intrigue in nineteenth-century China, where imperial rule is crumbling as the Opium Wars and Taiping Rebellion rage, from the author of Manchu. Loyalty is put to cruel test in Shanghai, where Jewish merch...

Mandarin —Elegant, Robert S.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

Compelling saga of mid-nineteenth century China introduces the bold and colourful Yehenala, the emperor's slave and second concubine who plots to rule China after giving birth to the dying emperor's only son. The novel a...

Imperial woman —Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

A biographical novel about Tzu-Hsi, last empress of China, from the day she received the summons to appear before the emperor to her death in 1908. 1991, c1956.

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