Lyndsay Ely is a writer and creative professional who currently calls Boston home. She is a geek, a foodie, and has never met an antique shop she didn't like. Gunslinger Girl is her debut novel.
Equal parts futuristic dystopia and gritty western, Gunslinger Girl is genre-bending at its finest. Much like the theater in which her sharpshooting heroine performs, Ely's debut dazzles and stuns. --Erin Bowman, author of Vengeance Road and Retribution Rails Praise for Gunslinger Girl A Seventeen Magazine Best YA Book of 2018!A Winter 2017-2018 Indie Next PickAn Amazon Best Book of the Month - January 2018A Barnes & Noble Best Book of the Month - January 2018 An action-packed, thrilling read in an exciting, genre-bending book. Ely introduces readers to a dystopian wild west that is brilliantly imagined...a plot full of surprises, temptation, betrayal, and, of course, shootouts will be a welcome addition to the dystopia bookshelf. --VOYA A gripping, action-packed futuristic Western with an unforgettable heroine--Gunslinger Girl is not to be missed! --Elizabeth Briggs, New York Times bestselling author of Future Shock Ely's Gunslinger Girl is as thrilling as a three-ring circus, and just as hard to look away from. With an intricately woven plot of political intrigue and characters so vivid that they vibrate off the page, it's an unputdownable firecracker of a debut. Readers will be left hungry for more! --Natalie C. Anderson, author of City of Saints & Thieves Debut author Ely brings to life a gritty future American West... a little Into the Badlands, a little Firefly, a whole lot to say about how right and wrong so often borrow from each other. --Kirkus * Dirty politics has its grip in this Western-like dystopia... [Ely] leaves the door ajar for Pity's return--and it would be a dang shame if she has ridden permanently off into the sunset. --Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books STARRED review