In Pursuit of Dragons: A Steampunk Romance

· Elemental Steampunk Tales Book 2 · Anne Renwick
2 reviews

About this ebook

Secrets hidden inside a castle. The return of a lost love. A desperate fight to defeat the enemies who threaten their future.

In a laboratory behind the walls of a castle, Natalia Zakharova Kinross, Lady of Kinlarig, hides her many secrets. But for how much longer? For not only is a medical miracle embedded within her skin, a mythological dragon prowls the grounds. And there are men who will stop at little to lay claim to both.

Though Luke Dryden, cryptozoologist, is welcomed back to the castle at the tip of a blade, an old romance ignites. Until a lingering illness acquired in a secret biotechnology facility takes a turn for the worse – all while disaster circles. To help defend a lady and her dragon, he must attempt a risky cure.

As old enemies threaten their future, they will fight back to back in a desperate last stand…

IN PURSUIT OF DRAGONS is a novella in a Victorian Steampunk Romance series filled with mad scientists, inquisitive young ladies and dangerous gentlemen.



The Golden Spider 

The Silver Skull 

The Iron Fin 

Venomous Secrets 



A Trace of Copper

In Pursuit of Dragons  

A Reflection of Shadows

A Snowflake at Midnight



The Tin Rose

Kraken and Canals

Rust and Steam



Perfect for fans of Gail Carriger, Bec McMaster, Meljean Brook, CJ Archer, AW Exley, and Shelley Adina

- Steampunk 

- Science Fiction

- Romantic Fantasy

- Alternate History

- Adventure

- Historical

- Gaslamp 

- Fantasy 

- Myths and Legends

Ratings and reviews

2 reviews
A Google user
August 10, 2018
Every time I read a book in this series, my love of words wants to run away with my review: the bigger the word the more I NEED to use it to explain how much I loved reading this story. I feel the need to hunt out words that reflect the elegance we expect of the time and also those having the dramatic impact of the adventure I’ve just been taken on. So please forgive me if this sounds like so much pretentious folderol. I did try to rein it in. The things I like about this book are the same things I’ve liked about everything I’ve read in this series. A dashing yet vulnerable hero, paired with an endearing spitfire of a heroine. Medical marvels taken from the controversial headlines of current research, blended with myth and legend from our deepest history. And all of this happens in a place and time where this mixture of past and future shouldn’t make sense together yet does. It is so easy to see the author’s great love of the science she manipulates for our benefit. She makes it accessible to those of us who aren’t technically minded, making the seemingly impossible feel perfectly commonplace. I adored Natalia and Luke’s story and I hope to see them again in future books. Zia too. I received a complimentary advanced copy of this book.
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helen Buckthal
November 29, 2019
Anne Renwick takes us north to Scotland where the heroine has both a castle and a dragon. Sword fights and spies and a second chance romance.
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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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