Blogs in February 2020

SNOW EMPRESS 18th February 2020

In Japan, 1699. Sa no Ichiro, the samurai detective who has risen to power and influence in the shogun’s court, has attracted dangerous rivals. When their son is kidnapped, Sano and his wife, Reiko, set off on a desperate...

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The Iris Fan 11th December 2014

Japan, 1709. The shogun is old and ailing. Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichirō has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters, and a bizarre...

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