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Subject: Books with an Asian Hero??
Date Posted: 7/29/2008 11:45 PM ET
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Just in a mood and want to read books with an Asian Hero. Thanks for your help!!!

Date Posted: 7/30/2008 7:11 AM ET
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Try Anne Stuart's books "Ice Blue" and "Fire and Ice".  The heros are of Japanese decent.  I must warn you,  these heros are a little on the dark side but I loved them.

Date Posted: 7/31/2008 11:20 PM ET
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Golly LOL , I didn't know it would be this tough a  question!!

Date Posted: 7/31/2008 11:40 PM ET
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The Tao of Sex.  It's a Blaze book and I can't  remember the author.  Hero is Chinese-Amercian student. Heroine is his landlord. 

Date Posted: 7/31/2008 11:46 PM ET
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This one might work for you.  The Shadow and the Star by Laura Kinsale.  I haven't read it yet, it is in my TBR pile. 

Well, I just checked it out on amazon and he is not Asian but, it does have an oriental element to it. 



Last Edited on: 7/31/08 11:49 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 8/1/2008 12:17 AM ET
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IIRC, the secondary hero in The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann is Asian or part Asian. He's incredibly sweet and that romance was my favorite part of the book.

Date Posted: 8/1/2008 4:18 AM ET
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There is a Silhouette Special Edition that I enjoyed called Mergers & Matrimony by Allison Leigh.  It is the sixth book in a series of six all with different authors.  I really don't think you would have to read them all to enjoy this book.  The hero is a Japanese businessman and the heroine is a fortyish American businesswoman.  I thought it was interesting and different.

Date Posted: 8/1/2008 5:44 AM ET
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There are some Jade Lee or Marjorie Liu books that have Chinese heroes, IIRC. There is also one called Words of a Pitcher, it is a contemporary romance and kind of hard to find. I'm still trying to track it down. The hero is Japanese? and a baseball pitcher and the heroine is an interpreter.

Date Posted: 8/1/2008 5:49 AM ET
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seems like Jade Island (Elizabeth Lowell)has an Asian heroine in it and another book of hers 'Tell Me  No Lies' has a alot of asian men in it though not the main one..deals with their art.

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 2:50 PM ET
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Bump

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 3:00 PM ET
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the books by Jade Lee are the only ones I read w/ asian hero (asian heroines are more common). Jade Lee is okay if you dont mind lots of purple prose about the "jade stem" and the "cinnebar pavilion"

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 3:06 PM ET
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Wow, that is a hard one, I found a few at AAR (All About Romance) in their special listings....

http://www.likesbooks.com/ethnic.html

Date Posted: 8/13/2008 10:39 PM ET
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Bump!!

Date Posted: 8/14/2008 12:19 AM ET
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Has anyone mentioned In The Flesh by Emma Holly.  Hero is Japanese American.

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 1:12 AM ET
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Just had a thought >>. the book can bes set in past , present or future.