Weave The Lightning (Paperback)

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Russian-inspired epic of magical revolution & romance

“A sweeping epic of romance, revolution, elegant strangeness, and elemental magic.” – Jason Heller

Empire. Revolution. Magic.

Gerrit is the son of Bourshkanya’s Supreme-General. Despite his powerful storm-affinity and the State’s best training, he can’t control his magic. To escape the brutal consequences, he flees.

Celka is a travelling circus performer, hiding both her link to the underground and her storm-affinity from the prying eyes of the secret police. But Gerrit’s arrival threatens to expose everything: her magic, her family, and the people they protect.

The storms have returned, and everything will change.

“Tense, timely, and crackling with urgent energy. I guarantee that by the end of the book, you will be looking for your own resistance to join... or to start.”– Premee Mohamed

"Lee's debut is a dazzling – and timely – high-wire act." – Ian Tregillis author of the Alchemy Wars Trilogy

"An electrifying debut (pardon the pun) that infuses magical resistance with a Russian flair." - Lightspeed Magazine

About the Author


Corry L. Lee has a PhD in physics from Harvard University and works as a data scientist at a major tech company. She attended the Odyssey Writing Workshop, and her short story "Shutdown" won the Writers of the Future contest in 2011 (Vol 28). When not writing or thinking about data, Corry loves doing yoga, listening to French audiobooks to keep ahead of her 4-year-old's French, exploring the zoo, hiking, and attending the theatre.  She lives in Seattle, Washington, and is starting to accept rainy days.

Praise For…


“A sweeping epic of romance, revolution, elegant strangeness, and elemental magic.”
— Jason Heller

“Tense, timely, and crackling with urgent energy. I guarantee that by the end of the book, you will be looking for your own resistance to join... or to start."
— Premee Mohamed

"Lee's debut is a dazzling – and timely – high-wire act."
— Ian Tregillis (author of the Alchemy Wars Trilogy)

Praise for Shutdown the Writers of the Future award-winning short story by Corry L. Lee: “‘Shutdown’ is a beautifully vivid and imaginative story — this is what science fiction is supposed to do.”
— Tim Powers

"An electrifying debut (pardon the pun) that infuses magical resistance with a Russian flair."
— Lightspeed Magazine
Product Details
ISBN: 9781781087909
ISBN-10: 1781087903
Publisher: Solaris
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 400