"Red Lotus on Times display at Gatwick Airport"

"Every woman should put pai kit fai's stunning new novel on their ' must ' reading list ..."

"How wonderfully he tells the story of women in early 20th century china...at times uplifting at other points it threatens to bring tears ..."

"This beautifully written book is an emotional page-turning read."

"The concubine's daughter escapes her ruthless father in search of a new and exciting life ..."

"This book is a joy to read, especially if you like learning about other cultures ..."

"A story of sensational twists and turns guaranteed to both enthral and shock"

"Folklore, superstition and tradition dictate practices at times barbaric ...but they pale in the face of a woman's courage..."

"Based on true events " a tale of forbidden love, passion and courage spanning three generations ..."

"Yip mann should have known better than to purchase a fifteen year-old cherry-girl as his concubine ..."

"Action -packed escapism but tightly woven with authority and knowledge ..."

"Both harrowing and entertaining - the sights, smells, clolours and of rural chinaspring to life ..."

"Poignant. Imaginative. Passionate. Original."

"An Engaging and entertaining read."

"A great read."

"Good Joss."

"A Terrific Historical Thriller."

St. Martin's Press. USA.
Time Warner Books, ( Sphere ) UK.
Book Innovation : Thailand.
Nouvion Trade : Hungary .
Goldman : Germany.
Arkadas Co. : Turkey.
Albatros: Poland
Prava. 1 prevodi: Lithuania
Naklada Ljevak : Croatia
GEOFF PIKE'S CORK-BOARD: HEIDI WAS A WRITER'S DOG - SHE NEVER LEFT MY SIDE FOR 10 YEARS - WE WALKED TOGETHER BY THE RIVER EVERY DAY - SHE HELPED ME WRITE 'RED LOTUS'. MY HEIDI WENT TO JOIN HER FAMILY FIG-FIG, AMBER, JADE, CHLOE, BLUE-POO, GIPSY, ZARRAH AND SMALL-SMALL, SOME WEEKS AGO ... I DON'T WALK BY THE RIVER ANY MORE ...