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Son of Venice (Daughter of Xanadu #2)

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Sequel to Daughter of Xanadu, this novel continues the story of Marco Polo and Emmajin, granddaughter of Khubilai Khan, after the Great Khan sends her on a voyage to the West.
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Published June 12th 2012 by East West Insights (first published May 29th 2012)
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Norelle Done
Jun 21, 2012 Norelle Done rated it really liked it
Son of Venice picks up a few months after Daughter of Xanadu (it's prequel) ended. Marco Polo and Emmajin are preparing to head west toward Venice with the Khan’s army, when Marco hears an ominous foretelling of their journey from a local shaman. Where Daughter of Xanadu was told in Emmajin’s voice, Son of Venice alternates between her and Marco Polo as narrators, creating an interesting dynamic.

Plot: Son of Venice really is a sequel book. The plot could totally stand alone, but readers wouldn’t
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Cass -  Words on Paper
OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!!!!

I feel like Daughter of Xanadu was like this really rare gem, and I've been giddy about the prospect of a sequel since Dori first announced it. And now there's a cover, a title, and a release date!

My only question now is HOW CAN I GET A COPY?

http://www.eastwestinsights.com/index...

WHYYYYYYY AMAZON ONLY? :'( I WILL find a way to obtain this. I must!
Jillian
**Minor spoilers**
I generally save one star for books I abandon entirely, without finishing them. I almost quit reading at about 25%, but I pushed through, then skimmed that last couple chapters.

Given what transpired in this book, the ending, and where it is going, I have absolutely no desire to continue this series. I don't care what happens to either Marco or Emmajin.

I know what this book was trying to do, particularly because the author kept comparing the story to Tristan and Isolde and other
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Joan
Aug 26, 2012 Joan rated it it was amazing
Son of Venice, the sequel to Daughter of Xanadu, takes the reader on a fascinating trek west along the Silk Road with Emmajin (the fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan) and Marco Polo. I thoroughly enjoyed this creative tale of a forbidden cross-cultural romance. Having the chapters alternate between Marco’s and Emmajin’s perspectives added an interesting element to the story. The exciting and believable plot transports the reader into the Mongolian culture of the thirteenth century. I highl ...more
Dori
Jul 08, 2014 Dori rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Hope you love this sequel to Daughter of Xanadu! Every other chapter is told in the point of view of the romantic young Marco Polo and Emmajin, fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan.
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Sep 06, 2015 Mohammad rated it really liked it
Well written, the mix between reality and fiction in this book is amazing. I loved the story, style and the historical facts mixed in this book.
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Author of Warm Cup of Wisdom: Inspirational Insights on Relationships and Life - a "wisdom project" close to her heart. Also wrote Daughter of Xanadu, a historical novel about a fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan, and its sequel, Son of Venice, A Story of Marco Polo. A former Business Week correspondent in Hong Kong, Dori's first book was Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a ...more
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