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The Warlord and the Nightingale

(A book in the Gunpowder Chronicles series)
A Novella by

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:

Genre: Fantasy

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July 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Warlord and the Nightingale: A steampunk fairy tale (The Gunpowder Chronicles)
Author(s): Jeannie Lin
Publisher: Jeannie Lin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU