White Tiger: Dark Heavens Book One

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Harper Collins, Aug 30, 2011 - Fiction - 528 pages
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Action, intrigue, demons and dragons

Kylie Chan creates a fast and furious story balanced between the celestial and the mortal, the powerful and the innocent . . .

Emma Donahoe has just started her new job as nanny to Simone, the daughter of John Chen, a very rich Hong Kong businessman.

She understands that Simone may be a target for kidnappers but she does not expect to be drawn into a world of martial arts, magic and extreme danger, where both gods and demons can exist in the mortal domain.

When John and his American bodyguard, Leo, teach Emma their particular style of martial arts, they begin to realize that Emma herself is more than she seems . . .


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User Review  - CarolynDenman - LibraryThing

Well, how much fun are urban fantasy stories? I like to think that even though it's inevitable that they step on someone's religion, they can give those religions respect and, hopefully, generate new ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melodym1995 - LibraryThing

Don't get me started on this book. I LOVE it. I picked it up on a whim one day and I couldn't put it down. I've read this book so many times that the binding broke. The story telling is amazing, and ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Twenty years ago Kylie Chan married a Hong Kong national in a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony in Eastern China. She and her husband lived in Australia for eight years, then in Hong Kong for ten years. She has seen a great deal of Chinese culture and has come to appreciate the customs and way of life.

Three years ago she closed down her successful IT consultancy company in Hong Kong and moved back to Australia. She decided to use her knowledge of Chinese mythology, culture, and martial arts to weave a story that would appeal to a wide audience.

Since returning to Australia, Kylie has studied kung fu (Wing Chun and Southern Chow Clan styles) as well as tai chi, and is now a senior belt in both forms. She has also made an intensive study of Buddhist and Taoist philosophy and has brought all of these together into her storytelling. Kylie is a mother of two and lives in Brisbane.

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