Liquid Crystal Nightingale (Paperback)

By Eeleen Lee

Abaddon, 9781781086506, 352pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 2020

List Price: 11.99*
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A bold and clever political thriller science fiction debut

Go deeper, they said. Look closer.

Pleo Tanza is a survivor. Her father was broken by tragedy, her twin sister is dead—chewed up and spat out by the corruption and injustice of Chatoyance—but she’s going to make it, whatever it takes. She’s going to get off this rock.

But escape is for the rich or lucky. Pleo’s framed for the murder of a rival student—the daughter of one of the colony’s wealthy, squabbling clans—and goes on the run, setting off a chain events that could destroy the fragile balance of the old colony forever…

About the Author

Ee Leen Lee was born in London, UK  but has roots in Malaysia. After graduating from Royal Holloway College she several years as a lecturer and a copywriter until she took the leap into writing. As a result, her fiction since has appeared in various magazines and anthologies in the U.K, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia, such as Asian Monsters from Fox Spirit Books, and Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction. When she is not writing she can be found editing fiction and non-fiction, being an armchair gemmologist, and tweeting at odd hours.

Praise For Liquid Crystal Nightingale

“Captivating and well-written.” 
— British Fantasy Society on Let Her In

“A tour of the underworld...Lee knows crime.” 
— PC on KL Noir: Blue