Running the Gamut of Court & Harem Intrigue

Running the Gamut of Court & Harem Intrigue
Reading list of webnovels featuring court & harem intrigue and may include transmigration, rebirth, and gen, f/m and m/m relationships.

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See also Chinese Webnovels Reading List at which include links to some guides and glossaries of historical background, cultural concepts and terms found in Chinese webnovels, which although some links are specific to a novel, but they contain information that may applicable to other novels
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Created: Feb 16th, 2020, Updated: Feb 16th, 2020
Created Feb 16th, 2020
Updated Feb 16th, 2020
CN (4.4)
114 Chapters Every 38.8 Day(s) 1808 Readers 7 Reviews 03-01-2020
A scholar and sect chief, afflicted with a debilitating illness, returns to the capital with a new face to seek justice for his wrongly persecuted family and covertly aids his chosen prince and childhood friend to the throne... more>>
CN (4.6)
128 Chapters Every 9.5 Day(s) 2990 Readers 20 Reviews 02-27-2020
A long-lost 4th Prince is determined to become more than capable enough to protect his "adoptive father" (7 years gap), the Black Iron General, from inside (a treacherous court) and outside (an equally treacherous border) of an alt-Steampunk Great Liang empire on the verge of multiple wars... more>>
CN (4.6)
277 Chapters Every 2.2 Day(s) 5625 Readers 50 Reviews 03-29-2020
A lawyer in the modern era transmigrates to Ancient China as a 5 year old daughter of a concubine and a minor-but-up-and-coming government official and is not hopeful for the future (not least because her mother and unborn sibling just died suspiciously during childbirth)...until she is sent to her grandmother's courtyard and comes under her protection... more>>
CN (4.1)
220 Chapters Every 46.9 Day(s) 3057 Readers 28 Reviews 07-06-2018
The youngest daughter of the former deceased Crown Prince dies, wakes up in the body of a banking merchant family's 14 years old granddaughter who accidentally kill herself by hanging to threaten an engagement, and now have to find a way to return to the capital to avenge her past life... more>>
CN (4.6)
167 Chapters Every 2.5 Day(s) 5015 Readers 34 Reviews 03-29-2020
A special forces soldier transmigrates to Ancient China as a daughter of the deceased main wife of a semi-important government official, and after her previous Imperial-decreed engagement with the Emperor's younger brother was broken off, she finds herself bestowed another marriage by the Emperor to another Imperial Prince who had secluded himself after a war injury left him in a wheelchair... more>>
CN (4.7)
47 Chapters Every 3.1 Day(s) 1649 Readers 12 Reviews 03-26-2020
A young powerful General ambushed by an unknown enemy and still recovering from a life-threatening injury is forced by the Emperor to marry his supposed rival, the Commander of the Emperor's Imperial Guards... more>>
CN (4.3)
44 Chapters Every 25.9 Day(s) 2128 Readers 4 Reviews 03-17-2020
A fearsome vassal King and poison master is secretly devoted to his supposed rival, the Emperor, who is mutually devoted to him as well. They go on adventures while trying to hide their mutual devotion from being used against each other by their enemies (oh no) and weed out governmental corruption... more>>
CN (4.4)
15 Chapters Every 43.1 Day(s) 2145 Readers 3 Reviews 11-27-2019
A seafood chef transmigrates to Ancient China as a down-on-his luck young master and decides to take up his old profession and sell fishes to earn a living. Who knew that when he rescues a golden cat, his Imperial Highness, his life would become involved in the royal family's? They seem to really like his seasoned and skewered squids?... more>>
CN (4.6)
54 Chapters Every 7.1 Day(s) 3969 Readers 16 Reviews 03-22-2020
The 3rd Prince who was felled by his own arrogance vows to devote his second life to his husband's happiness after waking up in the past on their wedding night... more>>
CN (4.5)
138 Chapters Every 4.9 Day(s) 2609 Readers 18 Reviews 02-21-2020
A superhuman elite soldier from a zombie apocalypse transmigrates to Ancient China as the eldest 13 years old daughter of the Emperor, and to escape the fate that she has foreseen of the original body due to the recent death of her mother (the Empress), she successfully, um, annoys her Imperial Father to accidentally pardon and allow her to marry the military Gu family's 3rd son (who recently injured his legs from the war and is being unjustly imprisoned with his family for treason)... more>>
CN (4.5)
30 Chapters Every 40.9 Day(s) 2709 Readers 25 Reviews 03-09-2020
An Emperor has his soul temporarily stuck as a puppy and, unexpectedly, finds himself being adopted by his Virtuous Consort who he has been using to protect his Gracious Consort from the Inner Court schemes. Awkward... more>>
CN (4.7)
430 Chapters Every 5.3 Day(s) 12641 Readers 260 Reviews 08-19-2019
An Empress betrayed by her husband (the Emperor) and her cousin (his new Empress) wakes up as her 13 year old self and vows to protect her family from the schemes of their extended family and the royal court and to avenge herself... more>>
CN (4.6)
108 Chapters Every 2.3 Day(s) 7924 Readers 130 Reviews 12-19-2017
An actress from the modern era transmigrates to Ancient China as the beloved only daughter of a Marquis and his only wife and finds herself bestowed a marriage by the Emperor to the Emperor's nephew... more>>
CN (4.5)
95 Chapters Every 13.3 Day(s) 4417 Readers 29 Reviews 03-26-2020
An Imperial Concubine betrayed by her father (the Defense Minister) after having facilitated their family alliance with the Eight Prince for the throne wakes up as her younger self when she was still exiled at their family village residence, and schemes to return to the capital to avenge herself... more>>
CN (4.4)
46 Chapters Every 5.4 Day(s) 2357 Readers 13 Reviews 03-29-2020
A wife of a recent Imperial Exams' Top Scorer is forced to hang herself by a Princess who fell in love with her husband, wakes up in the body of the Imperial Chief Assistant's 13-14 years old daughter who was exiled and abandoned at a temple five years ago, and schemes to return to the capital to avenge her past life... more>>
CN (4.3)
384 Chapters Every 1 Day(s) 5999 Readers 66 Reviews 06-20-2019
A superhuman army doctor from a zombie apocalypse transmigrates to Ancient China as a newly enthroned Emperor who is actually female and was installed by her mother (the Empress Dowager) and her maternal grandfather (the Grand Preceptor) so that the Empress Dowager can rule behind the screen... more>>
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