The Masuda Affair

The Masuda Affair

by Ingrid Parker

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The Masuda Affair by Ingrid Parker

Still grieving over the death of his small son, Akitada risks career, freedom, and family to rescue an abused child from a life of misery. The search for the boy’s family leads to a harrowing story of love, murder, and abandonment. Meanwhile, his faithful servant Tora loses his new wife to a powerful man who pursues beautiful women and will stop at nothing to posses them. The trails of both cases lead to the prostitutes and courtesans of the amusement quarter, and murder soon follows.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151340960
Publisher: Ingrid J. Parker Inc
Publication date: 02/27/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 973,682
File size: 373 KB

About the Author

I.J. Parker was born and educated in Europe and turned to mystery writing after an academic career in the U.S. She published her short stories in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, winning the short story Shamus award in 2000. The Akitada novels, a series about an eleventh century Japanese nobleman/detective, now consists of fourteen titles, with another to be released soon. The books are available in print, audio, and electronic formats. They have been translated into twelve languages. The short stories are available in electronic format. I.J. Parker is also the author of several historical novels set during the Heike Wars in twelfth century Japan, and of a historical thriller set in eighteenth century Europe.

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