Tori Eldridge introduces a modern woman warrior in The Ninja Daughter
Saturday 11/9, 2 pm
An action-packed thriller about a Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja with family issues who fights the Los Angeles Ukrainian mob, sex traffickers, and her own family to save two desperate women and an innocent child.
After her sister is raped and murdered, Lily Wong dedicates her life and ninja skills to the protection of women. But her mission is complicated. Not only does she live above the Chinese restaurant owned by her Norwegian father and inspired by the recipes of her Chinese mother, but she has to hide her true self from her Hong Kong tiger mom is already disappointed at her less than feminine ways, and who would be horrified if she knew what she had become.
But when a woman and her son she escorted safely to an abused women’s shelter return home to dangerous consequences, Lily is forced to not only confront her family and her past, but team up with a mysterious―and very lethal―stranger to rescue them.
Tori Eldridge is an author who challenges perception and empowers the spirit. Her debut short story was featured in Suspense Magazine’s Best of 2014 and has inspired her novel The Ninja Daughter: A Lily Wong Ninja Mystery. Her culturally rich, mainstream 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.