About Weina Dai Randel

Weina Dai Randel is the award-winning author of three novels, The Last Rose of Shanghai, The Moon in the Palace and The Empress of Bright Moon, a historical duology about Wu Zetian, China’s only female emperor. Weina is the winner of the RWA RITA Award, the Goodreads Choice Award “Best Historical Fiction” semifinalist, and the RT Book Reviewers Choice “Best First Historical” nominee. The Empress of Bright Moon series has been translated into seven languages and sold worldwide. Weina’s newest novel, The Last Rose of Shanghai, tells an impossible love story between a wealthy Chinese nightclub owner and a penniless German Jew who fled to Shanghai from Nazi Germany.
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