Coming 23rd October from Little Brown/Hodder & Stoughton

  • "GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE is as lush--and brutal--as the Demon King's own court. Ngan is a stunning new talent.” 
    Kiersten White, NYT bestselling author of And I Darken
  • "This gorgeous book is everything I want in a fantasy. Beautiful, lush, lyrical with fantastic world building and an epic forbidden romance, I devoured every word and was left desperately wanting more."
    Ellen Oh, author of the Prophecy series and co-founder of We Need Diverse Books
  • "Get ready to be pulled into a lush, magical world, where two concubines must hide their forbidden love if they want to survive the Demon King's treacherous court. A fiery, spellbinding read."
    Julie C. Dao, author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
  • "Lei's story is gorgeously woven in Ngan's emotionally nuanced, crystalline prose. This book broke my heart, made me cry, and had me completely spellbound from the first page."
    Lana Popovic, author of Wicked Like a Wildfire
  • "A beautifully written, powerful story unique against all the current YA fantasy out there. You must read this."
    Joshua Khan, author of Shadow Magic