Laura Joh Rowland

LAURA JOH ROWLAND is the author of the Sano Ichiro mysteries, which have twice been named Best Mysteries of the Year by Publishers Weekly. She lived through a natural disaster when Hurricane Katrina nearly destroyed her house in New Orleans, and now lives in New York City.


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The Iris Fan
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books


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The Shogun's Daughter
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

Japan, 1704.  In an elegant mansion a young woman named Tsuruhime lies on her deathbed, attended by her nurse.  Smallpox pustules cover her face.  Incense...


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The Incense Game
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

An RT Book Review Magazine Reviewers' Choice Award Winner In the wake of a terrifying earthquake, Sano Ichiro races to solve a crime that could bring down...


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Red Chrysanthemum
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

July 1698. Sano Ichiro, the samurai detective who has risen to become the shogun’s second-in-command, is investigating rumors of a plot to overthrow the ruling...


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The Samurai's Wife
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

Sano Ichiro, the Shogun's Most Honorable Investigator of Events, Situations, and People, has his doubts about the partnership that he and his spirited new...


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The Ronin's Mistress
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

The Ronin's Mistress is a brilliant new twist on the fabled tale of the 47 Ronin, from Laura Joh Rowland--an author with "a painter's eye for the minutiae of...


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The Cloud Pavilion
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

Japan, 1701. A terrified woman is brutally attacked amid a swirling storm of clouds. Meanwhile, at Edo Castle, samurai detective turned chamberlain, Sano...


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The Fire Kimono
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

Japan, March 1700. The strife between Sano Ichiro, the samurai detective who has risen to power in the shogun's court, and his enemies has escalated to the...


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The Snow Empress
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

Japan, 1699: On a moonlit night on the northern frontier island of Ezogashima, a woman is running through the forest when an arrow strikes her dead. Meanwhile,...


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The Assassin's Touch
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
St. Martin's Paperbacks

It is a lost art, passed down by the ancients in great secrecy: Dim-mak. It is death, by the lightest touch of a finger. Sano Ichiro, tenuous in the new regime...


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The Perfumed Sleeve
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Sano Ichiro, Most Honorable Investigator of Events, Situations, and People is faced with his most challenging case when he investigates the death of Senior...


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The Dragon King's Palace
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Set in the lost world of imperial Japan, the Sano Ichiro series once again achieves a dazzling interplay of history and storytelling, as Sano must track down...


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The Pillow Book of Lady Wisteria
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In feudal Japan, passion and secrets lead to murder. . . From A Remote, Exotic World. . . Sano Ichiro, Most Honorable Investigator of Events, Situations,...


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Black Lotus
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
Minotaur Books

In September of 1693, the Black Lotus Temple, spiritual center for hundreds of Buddhist nuns, monks, priests, and orphans, is burned to the ground leaving...


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The Concubine's Tattoo
Sano Ichiro Novels
Laura Joh Rowland
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Twenty months spent as the shogun's sosakan-sama--most honorable investigator of events, situations, and people--has left Sano Ichiro weary. He looks forward...


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