“When in doubt, choose the most empowering perspective.”
— Tori Eldridge
Meet Tori Eldridge, national bestselling author of DANCE AMONG THE FLAMES and the Lily Wong thrillers—THE NINJA DAUGHTER, THE NINJA’S BLADE. and THE NINJA BETRAYED—Anthony, Lefty, and Macavity Awards finalist and 2021 Crimson Scribe winner for Best Book of the Year. Tori was born and raised in Hawaii, performed as an actor, singer, dancer on Broadway, television, and in film, and attained a fifth-degree black belt in To-Shin Do ninja martial arts. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she writes heart-pounding mysteries, thrillers, and horror.
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A “stunningly original novel” (F. Paul Wilson) about a desperate mother who rises from the slums of Brazil to become a powerful wielder of Quimbanda magic. Across forty years, three continents, and a past incident in 1560 France, Serafina Olegario tests the boundaries of love, power, and corruption as she fights to escape her life of poverty and abuse.
“Astonishing and challenging… An emotional powerhouse!”—Publishers Weekly Starred Review
“Eldridge is at the top of her game, delivering an irresistibly sweeping adventure that will linger long after the gripping story ends. Don’t miss it!”—Lisa Unger
“Mixes mysticism and horror with seduction and vengeance to conjure real magic.”—Jonathan Maberry
“Compelling, disturbing, beautifully crafted!”— Lisa Morton,
“Vibrant and brutal… a cultural triumph!”—Lee Murray
“Glorious adventure!” —Linda D. Addison
“Not only exceeds expectations but expands the limits of what’s expected… Highly recommended reading!” —Cemetery Dance
Book three in the Lily Wong series takes Lily and Ma to Hong Kong!
Things get personal for Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja Lily Wong in Hong Kong when she dives into the dangerous world of triads, romance, and corporate disaster during the height of the pro-democracy protests. Lily’s mother has been summoned to an emergency board meeting, and those closest to the family are trying to ruin her career. Meanwhile, teenage daughter of Gung-Gung’s is lured into dangerous riots. Will Lily’s ninja skills allow her to protect her mother, the family business, and the renegade teen while navigating love, corporate intrigue, and murderous triads?
IndieBound National Bestseller!
Winner of the 2021 Crimson Scribe Award for Best Book of the Year!
“Five Fall Mysteries You Shouldn’t Miss”―Los Angeles Times
“Eldridge’s series just keeps getting better!”―Library Journal (Starred Review)
“Lily Wong is my kind of kick ass heroine. Love this series. Fast-paced and adrenaline-packed!”―Lisa Gardner
“Part Crazy Rich Asians, part Game of Thrones. The Ninja Betrayed delivers in all the right ways. This book rocks!”―Don Bentley
Ninja author’s tenacious heroine tackles the treacherous world of L.A. sex trafficking in much-anticipated sequel
Following events in “The Ninja Daughter,” protagonist Lily Wong pursues her mission to save the women and children of Los Angeles. Hounded by the trauma from her previous confrontation with the Varrio Norwalk 66 street gang, Lily is on a desperate search for a kidnapped prostitution victim, eventually going undercover in the seedy underbelly of L.A. sex trafficking. All the while she struggles to appease the expectations of her Asian mother and grandparents, as well as kindle the spark of a potential romantic flame.
“A rallying cry!”―Library Journal (Starred Review)
“Lily Wong will be your new favorite!”―Hank Phillippi Ryan
“Buckle up for another heart-stopping ride!”―Karen Dionne
“Lily Wong is gutsy, smart, and irresistible. Grab it!”—Meg Gardiner
Book one in the Lily Wong series “expertly mines both domestic suspense and action thriller.”—Publishers Weekly
THE NINJA DAUGHTER is an action-packed thriller about a Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja with “Joy Luck Club” family issues who battles the Los Angeles Ukrainian mob, sex traffickers, and her own family to save two desperate women and an innocent child. When a young mother Lily has rescued returns to her abusive marriage, Lily focuses her protection skills on a new client, a nightclub waitress in the crosshairs of an enigmatic assassin with no apparent reason for wanting her dead. The mystery leads Lily on a dangerous journey of tangled truths, deadly conspiracies, and gritty suspense.
Anthony Award nominee for Best First Novel
Lefty Award nominee for Best Debut Mystery Novel
Macavity Award nominee for Best First Mystery
Authors on the Air 2019 Thriller Book of the Year
Named one of the “Best Mystery Books of 2019” by The South Florida Sun Sentinel
Read Tori’s Native Hawaiian short story, “Missing on Kaua‘i” in the 2022 Mystery Writers of America anthology, CRIME HITS HOME.
Makalani Pahukula comes home to Kaua‘i for her grandmother’s 85th birthday and finds two of her cousins missing, one of them accused, and her beloved ‘ohana at each other’s throats.
Everyone comes from someplace. Everyone has somewhere they feel safe. But even in these safest of places, sometimes…crime hits home. In this volume, MWA brings together some of today’s biggest crime writers—and some of our most exciting new talents—to consider this question. Each writer has defined home as they see fit: a place, a group, a feeling. The crime can come from without or within. What happens when crime hits home?
“One of the better Mystery Writers of America anthologies!” —Publishers Weekly
“Crime Hits Home showcases a variety of bite-sized stories full of action and thrills.” —Novels Alive
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