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Gunpowder Alchemy

(The first book in the Gunpowder Chronicles series)
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An epic Chinese steampunk series that pits Eastern gunpowder engines against Western steam in this imaginative retelling of the Opium Wars by bestselling and award-winning historical author, Jeannie Lin.

Book 1 of the The Gunpowder Chronicles, an Opium War steampunk series

In 1842, the gunpowder might of China's Qing Dynasty fell to Britain's steam engines. Furious, the Emperor ordered the death of his engineers, eliminating China's best chance of fighting back.

Since her father's execution eight years ago, Jin Soling has kept her family from falling apart. She is dragged back into the schemes of the imperial court when the Crown Prince launches a secret mission to re-build the empire's forces and expel the British invaders. Now Soling must track down the rebel alchemist who holds the key to powering the imperial fleet. And her only ally is a man she's just met--the engineer with a mysterious past who was once meant to be her husband...

First published in 2014 by InterMix Books.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for Jeannie Lin's Gunpowder Alchemy

Paperback Editions

September 2017 : USA Paperback

Title: Gunpowder Alchemy (The Gunpowder Chronicles) (Volume 1)
Author(s): Jeannie Lin
ISBN: 0-9909462-4-X / 978-0-9909462-4-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jeannie Lin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

September 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Gunpowder Alchemy (The Gunpowder Chronicles Book 1)
Author(s): Jeannie Lin
Publisher: Jeannie Lin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU