Hong Kong in the nineteenth century: a heady, overwhelming mixture of
worldly commercialism, moral corruption and Eastern tradition.
Into this strange and exciting world, on board the S.S. Mongolia comes
Milly Smith, daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon, destined for a marriage of
convenience to a greedy financier. But during the course of her journey
Milly has attracted the attentions of fellow passanger, the wild and dashing
pirate, Eli boggs.
Set against a turbulent historical backdrop of Hong Kong's piracy, the slave
trade and the infamous Opium War, The Dreams of Fair Women is a classic
historical adventure from the author of The Rape of the Fair Country.