“When in doubt, choose the most empowering perspective.”
— Tori Eldridge
Meet Tori Eldridge, Anthony and Lefty Awards-nominated author of THE NINJA DAUGHTER. She was born in Hawaii, performed as an actor, singer, dancer on Broadway, television, and in film, and attained a 5th degree black belt in To-Shin Do Ninjutsu. Tori currently resides in Los Angeles, the setting for her debut novel, and upcoming THE NINJA’S BLADE, second book in the Lily Wong series, out September 1, 2020 from Polis Books/Agora. Whether writing novels or short stories, Tori’s thrillers are rich in culture, intrigue, and action.
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Dive into the world of Lily Wong on Tori’s Book Club Page with downloadable Book Club Kits for THE NINJA DAUGHTER and THE NINJA’S BLADE, featuring discussion topics, Q & A, self-defense tips, tea recommendations, and Asian cuisine recipes. You can even watch ninjutsu videos of Tori Eldridge in action!
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 is gutsy, smart, and irresistible!―Meg Gardiner
“Buckle up for another heart-stopping ride!”―Karen Dionne
Accolades for THE NINJA DAUGHTER, first book in the Lily Wong series
Anthony Award nominee for Best First Novel
Lefty Award nominee for Best Debut Mystery Novel
Macavity Award nominee for Best First Mystery
2019 Thriller Book of the Year from Authors on the Air Global Radio Network
Named one of the “Best Mystery Books of 2019” by The South Florida Sun Sentinel
“Eldridge’s debut thriller introduces readers to a heroine for the #MeToo era.”
―Library Journal (Starred Review) and Debut of the Month
“Eldridge’s wild ride of a first novel marries Kill Bill with Killing Eve… expertly mines both domestic suspense and action thriller.”
“Tough, snarky, and grudgingly vulnerable, Lily Wong is an irresistible heroine set perfectly against a quirky millennial L.A. backdrop.” ―Booklist
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