A Snowflake at Midnight: A Historical Fantasy Romance

· Elemental Web Tales: Historical Fantasy Romance Book 4 · Anne Renwick
19 reviews

About this ebook

Enjoy this story by historical fantasy romance author Anne Renwick where you'll unravel mysteries and defy conventions in a world where danger lurks around every corner. You’ll find forbidden romance, evil villains and mad science in these gaslamp and steampunk romances...

A rare manuscript. A midnight promise. A man who would steal them both away.

Pressured by looming deadlines and an annoying patron, Evie Brown, academic librarian, struggles to find joy this Christmas holiday. Worse, her sick father is ready to abandon treatments and surrender to fate - a decision she refuses to accept. Delving into a medieval manuscript, she searches for answers in the distant past.

For the woman who has stolen his heart, only a perfect proposal will do. Ash Lockwood, botanist, has transformed the rooftop greenhouse into a tropical fairyland. But when Evie begs him to help her harvest mistletoe at midnight, they venture down a different garden path - unaware that danger circles close.

When their plans implode and a murderer threatens their lives, only invention and teamwork will save them.


A Snowflake at Midnight is the fourth story in the Elemental Web Tales, although all books in the Elemental Web (Chronicles, Tales & Stories) can be read as standalones. For fans of steampunk and gaslamp fantasy romance like SL Prater, AJ Lancaster and Jacquelyn Benson, this is a STEAMY romance with a guaranteed happily ever after for women in STEM and the men who are their match.

Ratings and reviews

19 reviews
Jeanne Richardson
December 8, 2019
This is the 2nd book I've read written by Anne Renwick; she has done a great job at writing a good book; I can’t wait to read more of her books. The story line caught my attention at the very beginning and kept me interested throughout the entire book. I loved the chemistry between the characters. I received a free copy of this book via booksprout and I’m voluntarily leaving a review.
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BJ Donahue
December 6, 2019
I couldn't get into the story but that might be more my preferences than the book itself. It is a steam punk universe story with Evie and Ash both working for the Lister Institute. She is a research librarian and Ash is a botanist who share research into medicinal uses for plants. There is an interesting mechanical squirrel and a nasty villain to bring action into the storyline. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Deb D
December 22, 2019
I couldn't get into this book, but I can't give it a bad review because I believe it's not the story's fault, it's me. I go through these reading hiccups or slumps where a book doesn't capture my attention; therefore, I'm giving "A Snowflake at Midnight" 3 stars.
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About the author

ANNE RENWICK holds a Ph.D. in biology and greatly enjoyed tormenting the overburdened undergraduates who were her students, fiction has always been her first love. Today, she writes steampunk romance, placing a new kind of biotech in the hands of mad scientists, proper young ladies and determined villains.

Anne brings an unusual perspective to steampunk. A number of years spent locked inside the bowels of a biological research facility left her permanently altered. In her steampunk world, the Victorian fascination with all things anatomical led to a number of alarming biotechnological advances. Ones that the enemies of Britain would dearly love to possess.

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