July 4, 2015
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 Gunpowder Chronicles is an Opium War steampunk adventure series. The first novel, Gunpowder Alchemy, is set in China, and the second, Clockwork Samurai, ventures into 19th century Japan. For more information, go to: jeannielin.com.