Lara Elena Donnelly is a graduate of the Alpha and Clarion writing workshops.
Her fiction won the Dell Magazine Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Amberlough is her debut novel.
A fantasy/espionage thriller, Amberlough has been described as Le Carré meets Cabaret as a double-agent schemes to protect his smuggler lover during the rise of a fascist government coup.
Lara Elena Donnelly is based in Harlem, a place she reached by way of Yellow Springs, Ohio and Louisville, Kentucky. Before reaching her current state of existence–working in finance from home, in her pajamas, and writing fiction in her off-time–she was variously a barista, a limousine coordinator, and legal assistant to a personal injury attorney. She has also belly danced and breathed fire for tips.
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A double-agent sacrifices all his ideals in order to save his smuggler lover before a government coup takes over their decadent city in Lara Elena Donnelly's glam spy thriller debut, now a Nebula finalist for Best Novel