The Ninja's Blade (Paperback)
Agora Books, 9781951709099, 320pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2020
List Price: 16.95*
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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 the Author
Tori Eldridge is the author of the Lefty-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.