An independent career woman in the 21st century is suddenly drowned in a yacht accident and transmigrates to the fictional Yuan An dynasty, finding herself in the body of an unloved concubine! How can a proud, can-do career woman, who has traveled the world and dabbled in everything she can find her hands on agree to sit obediently in the palace, passing her days as a flower vase? Join Ling Yue as she creates havoc in Yuan An! Notes: Events in the storyline may be influenced by historical events/relations and are in no way meant to admonish any groups! Since this novel is set in ancient times, the society and expectations back then is much different from what we are used to in the 21st century. Cover: Zhaojun Departs the Frontier by dinglaura (please support her on Deviantart!)
Mairy Alois was once a happy princess of the Aeternam empire. She once had a complete and happy family, and a happy kingdom. But, Everything changed when a young boy named Ignis came into the picture. Her happy life was stolen from her. Ignis ruined her life. She was once a princess, but she ended up being his concubine.
18-year-old Li Na is a business major in Harvard University. After overworking herself to death, Li Na wakes up in an Imperial Castle in Feudal system China! And to top it all off, she is the 206th candidate to be the concubine of the renowned Military fanatic Emperor! Li Na chooses to not waste her time in dolling herself up to become the empress, and instead uses her business knowledge to make her situation into a business! Using her new family's fortune she turns the candidacy into a business as she opens up a store which sells items which are meant to "entice men" and raise the probability of the candidates to become the new empress. The candidates slowly flock to her store as it becomes a renowned success throughout the entire empire. Despite trying to make the Emperor lose interest in her, Li Na has actually managed to make him take an interest in her. Follow Li Na through her business ventures and her struggle to make the Emperor lose interest in her!
China, circa 1099: Zheng Xiansu may only be a maid to Prince Huizong, but as her master’s brother Emperor Zhezhong grows weaker and weaker, she begins to devise a plan—compete for the title of the prince’s consort, and become empress when her master succeeds his brother. It is a dangerous and risky plan, but with her charms and wiles, this lowly palace maid is confident she can achieve anything, then three years pass and her mistress Lady Wang becomes empress, but Xiansu’s promotion to Virtuous Consort is still not enough. With the support of her dear friend Wei, Zheng Xiansu sets out to prove she will make a good empress despite her background, descending into the dark pit of intrigue and scandal that surround the court... (Loosely based on true historical events)
In a kingdom where the emperor is seen as a reincarnated god, his court and empire maintains a fragile control of his territories by his elaborate system of power controlled by powerful nuns known as the Sisterhood. A secretive hierarchy of nuns and the women they train, the highest and most powerful of the Sisterhood select and release the carefully chosen young Handmaids to all the nobility in the kingdom as official concubines. Only one of the 27 noble houses, the Lesleys, have historically refused to copulate with these highly trained beautiful women, while the rest had their bloodlines integrated with the Sisterhood and by extension irrevocably tying their allegiance to the empire. But the true maintenance of the power check against the noblemen would be the emperor’s decree that every generation, a group of noble women, daughters of noble and royal birth, are gathered from the 27 houses to be forcibly joined into the service of the Sisterhood as a group known as the Oracles; women who are feared and revered by all for holding fearsome, mystical powers gifted by god. When the young heiress of House Lesley is called upon to be an Oracle, she unwittingly finds herself becoming the face of the revolution that has been long brewing against the Empire of Heaven. ~~ This is a dramatic saga of warring families and political betrayals under the guise of faith and beliefs. Inspired greatly by the wars of religion in Western Europe and the subsequent spread towards the rest of the known world as well as other well known epics about the fight for supremacy and the use of fear to maintain control. ~~
A 13 year-old girl is married off by her father as the seventh concubine-born daughter. Not only is she not the first wife, she also marries an old man! While she tries to make the best of it, her new ‘family’ bullies and uses her. How will she mature to defend herself?
There she was, like a Goddess in all her beauty, completely out of reach, but he had her. She wasn’t his to have, but she was in his arms, in his bed. Hair of the darkest black flowed down her body like silken threads not hiding her perfectly pale body. She wasn’t supposed to be here, but she had made a choice. She had chosen him. She was his father’s concubine, but she was his lover. The fearful excitement of their affair only drove their passion for one another. No one could find out about this. Certainly not his father. Written by Stonzi Morrigan, Co-written by Diana H. Forst
A collection of short stories about famous female historical figures throughout Chinese history. From concubines who brought own entire dynasties to female warriors who even men feared, this collection features stories about revenge, politics, romance, family, friendship, and more. Disclaimer: Cover photo is NOT mine. Original picture can be found at https://pin.it/6Y4sUP0
Set in a mix between Qing Dynasty and Tang Dynasty. Thanks to her talents and beauty, Jiao Wei enters the Imperial Harem and starts a long journey from begin a lowly concubine into becoming the favorite. Many people, from concubines to officials, will try to suppress her and her family from rising and gaining power. Will she, along the help of her closest allies, win and rise like a phoenix?