Ronin's Mistress, The (Sano Ichiro Novels)

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The Ronin's Mistress Japan, 1703. On a snowy night, 47 warriors murder the man at the centre of the scandal that turned them from samurai into masterless ronin two years before. Clearly this was an act of revenge - but why did they wait so long? And is there any reason they should not immediately be ordered to commit ritual suicide? Full description

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"Masterful." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) on "The Cloud Pavilion""An exercise in pure entertainment." --"The Washington Post "on" The Fire Kimono""[Rowland's] Japan is a mix of Kabuki theater-like stylized formality, palace intrigue, and physical action that would do a martial arts movie proud." --"The New Orleans Times-Picayune" on "The Snow Empress""Sano may carry a sword and wear a kimono, but you'll immediately recognize him as an ancestor of Philip Marlowe or Sam Spade." "--The Denver Post"

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LAURA JOH ROWLAND is the author of fourteen previous Sano Ichiro mysteries. "The Fire Kimono "was named one of the "Wall Street Journal's" "Five Best Historical Mystery Novels"; and "The Snow Empress" and "The Cloud Pavilion, """were among "Publishers Weekly's" Best Mysteries of the Year. She lives in New York City.

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