➷ The Jade Rubies Author Valerie Lee – Ivogue.co.uk

The Jade Rubies China, 1915 Two Young Sisters, Sulan And May, Are Sold To A Rich Merchant And His Wife, Who Take Them To Vancouver, Canada An Ocean Apart From Their Family, They Don T Know Where They Are, They Don T Speak The Language, And They Are Prisoners In Their Master S House, Forced To Care For A Cruel, Sadistic Mistress And Her Bratty Son They Are Subjected To Degrading Indignities Rape, Torture, And Sexual Abuse They Are Pawns In A Grownup Game, But Struggle To Survive Years Later When They Are Finally Reunited With Their Mother And Aunt, They Learn The Shocking Secret About The Dangerous Man Who Enslaved Them, But In Spite Of All That Has Happened To Them, Both Sisters Find Love And Happiness In Their New Country.


14 thoughts on “The Jade Rubies

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    Top Customer Reviews5.0 out of 5 starsReading a press proof A tightly woven story.By EditBuddy on .com on December 11, 2015Format PaperbackIt took a while for me to read this book, my eyes would get tired from reading the small tight print I recieved a copy of this book from the author for my honest review.The copy came with edits, most referenced the need to identify who was speaking In a lot of dialog there were almost no identifiers There were a lot of references to her and she In a scene with only two characters, it was usually easy to identify the speaker, but most of the ambiguity came when a third character joined in, or a scene changed abruptly Hopefully, by the final rewrite, everything becomes clear Other than this, Valerie has created a tightly woven story.The Jade Rubies is a story of good vs evil, using the backdrop of Chinese imigration into Canada from the early 1900s Valerie Lee s story could be called a historic romance, much in the style of Jude Deveraux, whose main characters are loved, but have to live through unpleasant events It shows how the strength of human spirt prevails and the will to survive drives the change of circumstances of both good and evil characters.Valerie has used a detached, journalistic style of writing for the harsher scenes and characters And emblished the positive scenes and characters with emotio...


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    First of all I was taken captive by the cover beautiful intense colors but in partial darkness all is not it seems, leading into dark secrets Inside the book I was also drawn through shadows of early 20th century slave trade from China to this hemisphere Two girls sold, forced to leave their families, sent to another continent to try to survive The story winds through the lives of the owners as well and elucidates the living conditions the girls must endure The reader experiences a life most rea...


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