CJ Martin, originally from Florida, spent several years in Japan learning the language and soaking up the culture. Many of his stories draw from this experience.
The Tanaka series of short stories and novels explore one Japanese man's desire to protect his family and end the cycle of violence prompted by a group of revenge-minded yakuza. Betrayal, murder, timeless friendship, and family secrets abound, delving deep into Tanaka's past.
In the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Agora Mysteries is a series of novelettes written from the perspective of Mr. Carl Brooks, the last surviving member of the legendary Agora Society. Using his considerable intellect and knowledge of esoteric matters, Mr. Brooke cleverly thwarts criminals and solves cold cases. Look for Two Tocks before Midnight, The Penitent Thief, and the Peace Party Massacre in the series.
The Temporal is a supernatural thriller about a group of people with special, almost super-hero abilities and a dark group of creatures called the Nephloc. Book two of the Temporal series, A Temporal Trust, is available now.