Award-Winning Stories of Romance and Adventure

Jeannie Lin writes sweeping historical tales and is most known for bringing ground-breaking stories such as Butterfly Swords and The Lotus Palace to Romancelandia. She blogs occasionally, usually on rambling reflections about culture, the writing process, her various inspirations, and an obsessive amount of historical research. To receive updates on her new releases, sign up for the newsletter which is sent out whenever she has a new book coming out.

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  • The Hidden Moon, the next installment in the Lotus Palace series is releasing end of August! Pre-order: Coming soon…
  • Tales from the Gunpowder Chronicles is now available! Buy at: Gumroad (alt. for Kindle readers)KOBO | Apple iBooks | B&N
  • Butterfly Swords named as a romance industry “Trailblazer” by Romance Writers of America.
  • The Liar’s Dice, a Lotus Palace mystery from the Gambled Away anthology is now available as a standalone novella. Buy: Amazon | B & N | Apple | Kobo
  • Gunpowder Alchemy, Gunpowder Chronicles Book 1, has been re-released. Buy: Amazon | B & N | Apple | Kobo
  • Clockwork Samurai, Gunpowder Chronicles Book 2, has been re-released. Buy: Amazon | B & N | Apple | Kobo