Tales from the Gunpowder Chronicles

Tales from the Gunpowder Chronicles

by Jeannie Lin

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Overview

Asian steampunk at its finest with three new tales of adventure from bestselling author Jeannie Lin
East meets West in a clash of gunpowder technology versus steam in an epic and richly-detailed series.

Big Trouble in Old Shanghai
The signs are there. Gangs roaming the streets, the very earth shaking beneath their feet. Ming-fen could tell something was coming to Old Shanghai, but she didn't know exactly what until the city erupted in fiery rebellion — with her brother caught on the wrong side. With the streets in turmoil, Ming-fen must rely on her fighting skills and a blue-eyed foreign devil to survive the day, and perhaps keep an already broken city from all-out civil war.

The Island of the Opium-Eaters

Sagara Satomi hasn't set foot on land since she was exiled from Nippon and cast adrift upon a ship owned by a notorious Chinese rebel. Rogue alchemist, Yang Hanzhu has spent years chasing dark rumors, plotting a course toward an unmarked island with a mysterious past. Will they uncover the island's secrets? Or be buried there along with them?

Love in the Time of Engines

A prequel to Gunpowder Alchemy.

Amidst rumors the West has developed powerful steam engines, the Ministry of Science seeks to recruit new talent. Golden boy Jin Zhi-fu meets mathematics prodigy Shi Anlei while attending the Academy, but doesn't realize his new friend is a woman disguised as a man. It's the only way she'd be allowed to take the imperial examination.

When Anlei's hidden identity is discovered, Zhi-fu and Anlei are forced into a test more difficult than the exam — one that challenges the limits of duty, friendship, and love.

Gunpowder Chronicles series order: (chronological)
P1 - "The Warlord and the Nightingale"
P2 - "Love in the Time of Engines"
1.0 Gunpowder Alchemy
1.5 "Big Trouble in Old Shanghai"
2.0 Clockwork Samurai
2.5 "The Island of the Opium-Eaters"
3.0 The Rebellion Engines (TBA)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940160875439
Publisher: Jeannie Lin
Publication date: 11/12/2019
Series: The Gunpowder Chronicles
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 131,365
File size: 525 KB

About the Author

USA Today Bestselling author Jeannie Lin writes historical romance and steampunk set in imperial China. Her first book, Butterfly Swords, won the Golden Heart award in 2010 and was recently designated a romance industry Trailblazer by Romance Writers of America. Her books have received critical acclaim and have been translated into multiple languages. Jeannie also writes erotica under the pen name Liliana Lee.

Jeannie is a current technical developer and former high school science teacher. You can find out more about her books at: www.jeannielin.com

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