Hi Everyone, Looks like this should be an interesting story for those who like intrigue and romance. Enjoy, Tom Date: 08-18-06 Category: Romantic Intrigue Pages: 577 Title: Fortune is a Woman Author: Elizabeth Adler Copyright: 1992 by Elizabeth Adler Short Synopsis: FROM THE FRONT COVER: A runaway heiress, a legacy of shame, an empire built on blood and revenge. ISBN: 0-440-21146-8 Long Synopsis: FROM THE BACK COVER: The three met in the aftermath of San Francisco's devastating 1906 earthquake, the Mandarin Lai Tsin, a runaway American heiress, and a young Englishwoman. Against all odds they made their dreams come true, building one of the world's largest trading companies and most luxurious hotels. They had only each other and bloody secrets to bury even as they rose to dizzying heights, wary of love yet vulnerable to passion in its most dangerous forms. The Mandarin would pass his multibillion dollar empire only to the women in the Lai Tsin dynasty, along with one last devastating truth. Notes: The copyright has been verified by a sighted person.