The Warlord and the Nightingale

The Warlord and the Nightingale

by Jeannie Lin

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The Warlord and the Nightingale
A Gunpowder Chronicles steampunk short story, approximately 10,000 words.

Hanzo the karakuri puppet maker is summoned to Koriya Castle to build a mysterious device for a fearsome warlord. Within the walls, he encounters a beautiful courtesan who must sing from dusk until dawn to chase away nightmares. Caught in a madman's domain, will Hanzo find his escape, or sacrifice himself for the sake of love? A classic fairy-tale retold with a steampunk twist in feudal Japan.

The first novel, Gunpowder Alchemy, is set in China, and the second, Clockwork Samurai, ventures into 19th century Japan. For more information, go to:

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157420376
Publisher: Jeannie Lin
Publication date: 03/30/2017
Series: The Gunpowder Chronicles
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 220,235
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

USA TODAY bestselling author Jeannie Lin started writing her first book while working as a high school science teacher in South Central Los Angeles. Her stories are inspired by a mix of historical research and wuxia adventure tales. Jeannie’s groundbreaking historical romances set in Tang Dynasty China have received multiple awards, including the Golden Heart for her debut novel, Butterfly Swords. She also writes an Opium War steampunk series and a historical erotica series under the pen name Liliana Lee.
She can be found online at her website or Facebook (


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