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   JIN YONG

:: She Diao Ying Xiong Zhuan (The Eagle-Shooting Heroes) :: Set in Song Dynasty at the beginning of the Jurchen invasion, the first part of the story focuses on the lives of sworn brothers, Yang Tiexin and Guo Xiaotian, who resist the invaders and try to live their lives as free men. Following the murder of Guo Xiaotian and the disappearance of Yang Tiexin, the second part of the story focuses on the trials and tribulations of their two sons -- Guo Jing, who grows up amid hardship in the harsh Mongolian steppes, and Yang Kang, who leads a pampered life as a Jurchen prince. When the two finally meet, the history of an entire people changes.

Chapter 7 excerpts   Chapter 8 A Demonstration of Special Prowess   Chapter 9 Iron Spear, Broken Plow   Chapter 10 Enemies Meet   Chapter 11 The Eternal Spring Concedes

:: Shen Diao Xia Lu (The Divine Eagle and its Companion) :: A sequel to She Diao Ying Xiong Zhuan, the story begins with the decline of the Jurchen rulers and the rise of Kublai Khan of Mongolia. Yang Guo, the son of Yang Kang but raised by Guo Jing, must face his father's troubled past in order to understand his own destiny. This is an epic story about the enduring values of love, friendship and heroic ideals.

Chapter 25 Domestic Strife, Foreign Aggression


   GU LONG

:: Xiao Shiyi Lang (The Eleventh Son) :: A master thief. A beautiful enchantress. A tragic beauty. An evil count. And at the center of it all is the greatest treasure ever known.

Chapter 1 Hands of a Lover   Chapter 2 Legs of Flying Doctor   Chapter 3 The Sound of Singing at Night   Chapter 4 The Deer-Carving Saber

:: Huopin Xiao Shiyi Lang (The Eleventh Son Book II) :: The second part of the book. This is a continuation of the adventures of Xiao Shiyi Lang with all beloved characters returning for one last final showdown.

Chapter 26 Seven Blind People   Chapter 27 In the Midst of Monsters   Chapter 28 Tender Affection - Hua Ruyu's Jade

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