Jeannie Lin is a USA TODAY bestselling author of historical romance and fantasy. She started writing her first book while working as a high school science teacher in South Central Los Angeles and her stories are inspired by a lifelong love of melodrama, wuxia adventure, and the rise and fall of empires. She also cannot resist a good sword fight.
Jeannie’s groundbreaking stories set in Tang Dynasty China have received multiple awards. Her debut novel, Butterfly Swords, was hailed as one of the 20 Most Influential Romance Novels of the Last 100 Years and the Lotus Palace mystery series is listed on NPR’s 100 Swoon-worthy Romances. Jeannie also writes an Opium War steampunk series, the Gunpowder Chronicles and a historical erotica series, Princess Shanyin, under the pen name Liliana Lee. http://www.jeannielin.com/