By Kevin Kwan
Kevin Kwan, bestselling writer of Crazy wealthy Asians, is again with a wickedly humorous new novel of social mountaineering, mystery e-mails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous tale of what occurs while Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's so much eligible bachelor, discovers her birthfather.
On the eve of her marriage ceremony to Nicholas younger, inheritor to at least one of the best fortunes in Asia, Rachel may be over the moon. She has a perfect Asscher-cut diamond from JAR, a marriage costume she loves greater than whatever present in the salons of Paris, and a fiancé keen to sacrifice his complete inheritance so as to marry her. yet Rachel nonetheless mourns the truth that her birth-father, a guy she by no means knew, won't have the capacity to stroll her down the aisle. till: a stunning revelation attracts Rachel right into a global of Shanghai beauty past something she has ever imagined. right here we meet Carlton, a Ferrari-crashing undesirable boy recognized for Prince Harry-like antics; Colette, a star female friend chased via fevered paparazzi; and the guy Rachel has spent her whole lifestyles ready to fulfill: her father. in the meantime, Singapore's It lady, Astrid Leong, is stunned to find that there's a draw back to having a newly minted tech billionaire husband.
A romp via Asia's so much particular golf equipment, public sale homes, and estates, China wealthy Girlfriend brings us into the elite circles of Mainland China, introducing an enthralling solid of characters, and supplying an inside of glimpse at what it's prefer to be gloriously, crazily, China-rich.
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