VIRTUAL EVENT: TORI ELDRIDGE - The Ninja's Blade

 

VIRTUAL EVENT

Thursday, October 29 at 7PM CDT

Author
TORI ELDRIDGE
discussing
The Ninja's Blade

In conversation with Meg Gardiner

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ABOUT THE NINJA'S BLADE

Lily Wong—a Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja—has more trouble than she was bargaining for when controlling grandparents arrive in Los Angeles from Hong Kong at the same time she goes undercover in the dangerous world of youth sex trafficking. As she hunts for a kidnapped prostitution victim, a missing high school girl, and a sociopathic trafficker, the surviving members of a murderous street gang hunt for her. Life would be easier if Lily knew who to trust. But when victims are villains, villains are victims, and even family is plotting against her, easy is not an option. All Lily can do is follow the trail wherever it leads: through a high school campus polarized by racial tension or the secret back rooms of a barber/tattoo/brothel or the soul-crushing stretch of Long Beach Boulevard known as The Blade. She relies on her ninja skills to deceive and infiltrate, rescue and kill—whatever is necessary to free the girls from their literal and figurative slavery. If only those same skills could keep Lily’s conniving grandparents from hijacking her future.


ABOUT TORI ELDRIDGE

Tori Eldridge is the author of the Anthony, Lefty and Macavity-nominated first Lily Wong thriller, THE NINJA DAUGHTER, which was named one of the "Best Mystery Books of the Year" by The South Florida Sun Sentinel . Her horror screenplay, "The Gift," earned a semi-finalist place for the prestigious Academy Award Nicholl Fellowship. Tori is a Hawaiian-Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja who was born and raised in Hawaii. She holds a fifth-degree black belt in To Shin Do Ninjutsu and has traveled the USA teaching seminars on the ninja arts, weapons, and women's self-protection. Find her online at www.torieldridge.com and on Twitter at @ToriEldridge.

MEG GARDINER

Meg Gardiner is the critically acclaimed author of the UNSUB series and China Lake, which won the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original and was a finalist for NPR's 100 Best Thrillers Ever. Stephen King has said of Meg Gardiner: "This woman is as good as Michael Connelly…her novels are, simply put, the finest crime-suspense series I've come across in the last twenty years." Gardiner was also recently elected President of the Mystery Writers of America for 2019.

The Dark Corners of the Night is her third novel in her Barry Award-winning UNSUB series, which received three starred reviews from the major trade publications and was sold to CBS Television.


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Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 7:00pm
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The Ninja's Blade Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951709099
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Agora Books - September 1st, 2020

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