Black and Blue

Coming in 2021 from The Book Reality Experience, an imprint of Leschenault Press.

Mockup of Black and Blue by Lee-Ann Khoh book cover. Bold handwritten typography is overlayed on a photograph of a girl at a concert.

Jade wants to give up on life.

Battling the darkness inside her and the expectations of her Malaysian Chinese mother, Jade retreats to her bedroom and talks to a fictional counsellor – Deanna Troi from Star Trek. When Jade meets Rory, a charismatic local musician, their budding new friendship promises to be the light at the end of the tunnel – but will Jade get what she needs?

Black and Blue is a contemporary coming-of-age story about mental health, the power of music and trying to find a place in the world.

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