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Temptation of the Butterfly (Zhang Dynasty #2)

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From the Bestselling Author of Dragon Lords & Lords of the Var!
Futuristic Romance
Part of the Dragon Lords' Series Universe of Books

Zhang Dynasty 2: Temptation of the Butterfly
Futuristic, Multicultural Romance

A princess expected to uphold honor and tradition, a man dishonored and shunned by the very society she rules. Their passion may be hot, their will strong, but how
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Paperback, 2nd Edition, 212 pages
Published November 3rd 2012 by The Raven Books (first published December 2006)
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Daisiemae
Jun 13, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: A strong willed, smart heroine sets out to get her hero. Michelle Pillow Fans
Recommended to Daisiemae by: I like the author and this is the second book in the Zhang Dynas
Michelle Pillow is quickly becoming a must read author for me. The relationships she develops between her characters are well thought out. Her characters are well-developed and she always seems to hit me on a emotional level with all of the books I have read from her so far.

Princess Fen has been forced to marry. At her mother's insistance, she must endure countless suitors coming from upstanding families. She is not drawn to the snobbish men of her station...instead she wants another. The man w
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Laura Greenwood
May 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Review forthcoming on http://a-reader-lives-a-thousand-live...

Title: Temptation of the Butterfly
Series: Zhang Dynasty (#2)
Author: Michelle M Pillow
From: Review Copy
Genre: Romance, Space Opera
Release Date: 1st November 2012
Challenges: N/A
Links: Goodreads - Amazon

Princess Fen on the Zhang family wakes up from a dream that felt real to see a man that she is instantly drawn to. Aaron knows that he is well below Princess Fen's station, but still dreams of her becoming his. When it's revealed that Fen
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Pam Louis
Apr 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Princess Zhang Fen is one of the royals living at the Imperial palace. Her mother has set in motion a chain of advents to see to it that her daughter marry's a noble man from Lintian. Dark force's are at work and Fen is in danger can her great great grandmother's spirit keep her safe?
Then thier is Aaron Piers his father was from off world his mother a noble women from Lintian. Then they both are killed Aaron is sent to live with his grandma. One night she got mad and disowned him turning him in
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Jean Nunnally
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love Michelle Pillow as a writer no matter what story or what world she is writing in, you are always pulled in. Temptation of the Butterfly was another great read where the story of Aaron and Fen is told in the world of Qurilixen in a lively way. (And if you haven't read the first 2 stories in the series, I also highly recommend them as well.) Worth the read!
Megan
May 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Princess Zhang Fen has spent her life as the dutiful daughter. She has been gifted with charm by her ancestors and uses her skills to put people at ease and navigate the nobility. After her two siblings get married to people from other planets, Fen’s mother decides to take matters into her own hands. She arranges for Fen to be courted by all the nobles she can find in an effort to keep Fen on planet and married to a Lintian. However, the man that draws Fen’s attention is a servant, a man of sign ...more
Jenni
Feb 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The story of the Zhang Dynasty continues, with Princess Fen under pressure from her mother to marry. So much so, that the Empress has invited several eligible men to the Imperial Palace with the very definite intention that Fen will choose one.

Disrupting the Empress's plans is the very handsome Aaron Piers, representative of the country's finest silk merchant. Aaron is visiting the palace ostensibly to replace and renew some tapestries, but he is also tasked with providing a new wardrobe for the
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Heather Watkins
Jan 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Princess Fen has been summoned by her mother to wed although she does not want to. Many suitors have come to the palace for the princess to court. There is one man who wants the princess so bad he calls for the Old Ways Ancestors to help by chanting curses over her.

Peasant/commoner Piers Arron comes to her rescue for the first curse and saves her life. As time goes on and courting many men the curses keep happening. At one point the princess seems it is just coincidental that Piers keeps showin
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Cheri
May 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Another winner. Ms Pillow manages to shake up every world she creates. Strong men are great, but add sassy, defiant, equally strong women and the rulers do not know what has hit them.

It was bad enough that their son and prince married a commoner and warrior woman, now their daughter has fallen for a commoner, and not just a commoner--but I'm going to let you find out more.

Emperor and Empress must be saying what happened to the time you told your kids it was time to marry, pick a noble and we'll
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Melissa
Oct 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Princess Fen is being pushed to find a husband by her Parents. Both of them afraid she will do what her sister did and leave the planet if they do not find someone from their kingdom for her to wed. Fen is not interested in her Parents chosen grooms but is attracted to a commoner. Piers Aaron is drawn to Fen but think she is just using him and is going to discard him later. Little does she know her life is in jeopardy from one particular suitor, who Piers saved from a fire in the beginning. You ...more
Kimberly Walter
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Temptation of the butterfly was wildly passionate between a princess and disowned man. Against all the odds they fell for each other quickly and hard. Fen has a tough decision to make that affect everything and everyone. With the help of the ancestors and her sister by marriage she'll make the right decision for and all involved.

It was really passionate and adventurous. I hope her 3 remaining brothers each get their own book.
Christine Croke
Apr 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Great book. Zhang Fen a princess falls in love with Piers Aaron who is a commoner. Fighting tradition and her mother while her life is in danger she finally breaks free and is allowed to marry. Wonderful story. Michelle Pillow is an author that is a must read for me.

I was given this book by the author for an honest review in my own words. I was not compensated in any way.
Annick
Aug 13, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Didn't like the characters in this book as much...
Lizzie
What a saucy butterfly Fen turned out to be. This reminded me. Sometimes the softest touch can change the world. This pretty gentle butterfly rocked their world to its foundation.
Lillie
Apr 30, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Michelle Pillow Fans
Recommended to Lillie by: Daisiemae
I love this series so much! I hope Ms. Pillow continues this series.
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