The sequel to the acclaimed novel Shinju again features detective Sano Ichiro as he trails a serial killer stalking feudal Japan. In 1689, an all-powerful shogun controls the state, surrounded by bitter machinations and political intrigues. When an ancient tradition suddenly and brutally reappears, Sano risks everything to bring the killer to justice.
Laura Joh Rowland is the author of many novels including The Iris Fan, Shinju, The Concubine’s Tattoo, The Snow Empress, The Fire Kimono, and The Ripper’s Shadow: A Victorian Mystery. She lives in New York.
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Published by Villard Nov 23, 2011| 352 Pages| ISBN 9780307801470