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A Princely Gift

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Yaoi novella, set in Ancient Japan, two young men, separated by the nearly impassable boundaries of class and station, come together in a powerful liaison of sexual exploration and passion. With the delicate restraint of a Japanese ink painting on silk, this is a love story between men who dare to defy convention as they fulfill their romantic destiny.
ebook, 40 pages
Published August 29th 2009 by Romance Unbound Publishing (first published 2009)
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Brenda (b)
This fairly short story was written in the Japanese yaoi style. I liked the characters and felt they held true to the setting and time period of the tale. Even though the ending wasn't a true HEA (happy ever after), I thought it worked well and was in keeping with the writing style.
Elisa Ramblings
I was a little afraid to read this romance since I’m used to tragic outcome when reading about this era of the Japan Empire. Those men were able to admit their feelings for other men, but usually they were not “allowed” to have an happily ever after.

And at the beginning this story seemed the same, Prince Yukio was still mourning the loss of his beloved Kiyoshi, the simple gardener who was his lover and that an internal conspiracy killed. The threat is no more there, but the sadness is the same...more
Dee Wy
This story set in ancient Japan was much too short, I wanted it to continue for much longer. It's a love story that will live in your mind for a very long time.

Yukio is a prince and heir to the throne when he loses his lover to treachery. He is inconsolable and his health deteriorates. He finds healing when he meets Kisho, a poor rice farmer. Though their love is forbidden, they find a way to be together and Yukio teaches his new lover the way of love between men.

A Princely Gift is a considerabl...more
Elegant story! It was original and a welcomed change of pace.
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