Jade Tiger

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Wildside Press, LLC, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 239 pages
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Shan Westin - half-Chinese, half-American, one hundred percent kung fu badass - is on a mission to recover five mystical jade animals before they fall into the wrong hands. Over 15 years ago, Shan's mother led a secret society of female martial artists sworn to protect the statues. When the Jade Circle lost four of the five statues during a murderous attack on their sanctuary, 12-year-old Shan's destiny was sealed. It was she who carried the remaining tiger statue all the way to America; she who felt it clawing at her with the need to recover the crane, snake, leopard and dragon. The Circle was destroyed that night, and Shan hasn't seen her mother since. Shan has grown up under the tiger's unforgiving influence and the shadow of her mother's legacy. Her quest to recover the statues takes her to upstate New York and Ian Dashall, a geeky but brave archaeology professor, and then on to France and England with Ian at her side. Finally, on a secret island off the coast of Hong Kong, Shan overcomes torture, betrayal and deadly tigers in order to battle the man who destroyed the Jade Circle. But even as she faces off with him, she loses hope. How can she possibly succeed where her mother had failed? Juno is a new imprint from Wildside Press.

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User Review  - Gail Bradshaw - Goodreads

This was definitely not a young adult book, but I really appreciated the way the author described the fight scenes so well. Read full review

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User Review  - Hallie - Goodreads

Another that's difficult to rate! I guess it'd average out at about three and a half stars, as there were elements I loved and others that I didn't, and some of the elements I loved seemed to be ... Read full review


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Jenn Reese is the author of the previous two Above World novels, Above World and Mirage. She writes science fiction and fantasy adventure stories for readers of all ages and also studies martial arts, including kenpo, tai chi, kung fu, and traditional weapons. About Horizon, she says, ?It's not enough to see the humanity in your friends; in Horizon, it's about seeing the humanity in everyone . . . even in the people you think are your enemies.? Jenn Reese lives in Los Angeles.

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