Akitada's First Case

Akitada's First Case

by I. J. Parker

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Akitada's First Case by I. J. Parker

This story won the Shamus award for best P.I. story in 2000. Young Akitada, dismissed from his job, offers to help a father find his missing daughter. When she turns up dead, he searches for her killer, even though this involves considerable personal risk.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013228627
Publisher: Ingrid J. Parker Inc
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Series: Akitada Mystery Short Stories , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 731,136
File size: 189 KB

About the Author

I. J. Parker was born in Munich, Germany and attended German and American universities where she prepared for a university teaching career in English and Comparative Literature. Her mysteries, set in eleventh century Japan, are partially the outcome of research into Asian literature. In 2000, she won the Shamus award for a short story, “Akitada’s First Case.” Her books have been translated into ten foreign languages. She lives and writes in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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