Dark Heavens Trilogy
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Kylie Chan's bestselling Dark Heavens Trilogy - White Tiger, Red Phoenix, and Blue Dragon - presented in one volume for the first time.
Emma Donahoe has just started her job as a nanny to Simone, the daughter of rich businessman John Chen. She knows that Simone may be a target for kidnappers but she has no idea of just how dangerous her new job could be. Soon she is drawn into a world of martial arts, magic, and extreme danger. And the mysterious John Chen seems to be more than just a businessman...
me what you do for a living now,’ I said. ‘I suppose I should.’ ‘Well?’ He moved to sit cross-legged, put his elbow on his knee and his chin in his hand. He appeared to think about it. ‘You’ve seen the students come in, and you’ve seen me teaching Leo.’ ‘I don’t know how you can afford your lifestyle just by teaching martial arts.’ He smiled sideways at me. ‘That’s just a small part of my job.’ ‘What is your job?’ He put both elbows on his knees and looked down. ‘I do government work. Some
the red-faced God of Justice, holding a huge halberd and glaring fiercely. ‘He’s actually a very nice man,’ John said into Simone’s ear. ‘But he doesn’t come for this. This is mostly for me.’ ‘Why you, Daddy?’ ‘A long time ago, a vicious band of pirates was attacking this island. The peaceful fishing folk here had no defence against them. The pirates attacked again and again. So I came down and had a small chat to them about their behaviour. They went away, and the people of the island built
sharply. ‘I didn’t know. You sure?’ ‘Damn right I am. I know her well. Her boyfriend keeps trying to kidnap Simone.’ ‘Is that why you’re here?’ she said, eyes wide. ‘You thought she was about to try something?’ ‘Why’d she take Helen?’ I said. Jo paused, her eyes still wide. ‘That’s strange. She’s in and out all the time. She’s always taking Helen for doctor’s appointments, bringing her back, all the time. Sometimes she collects her from school. Never had a problem with her. She always treats
the couches. Both the Tiger and Michael gestured for me to sit on the other one, next to Rhonda. It was a competition. And both of them were fully aware of it and playing the game anyway. The Tiger gestured and a cane chair materialised behind him. He seated himself. ‘Xuan Tian.’ He saluted Ms Kwan. ‘My Lady.’ He nodded to me. ‘Lady Emma.’ ‘Ah Bai,’ John said. ‘Just Michael would have been sufficient.’ Michael didn’t have anywhere to sit, so he fell to the floor next to his father and sat
collectibles and video games. The shopping centre had glass everywhere and I could see them following me. They looked like perfectly ordinary Chinese men in their mid-twenties, but they were definitely following me. Two of them. I felt a jolt of panic, then calmed myself. As long as they thought I wasn’t trained in the Arts they wouldn’t come after me; it wasn’t honourable. I checked them: they were only small, about level five or six. I could take them if I had to. The shops were in a loop and