The Snow Empress: by Laura Joh Rowland
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The Snow Empress: Summary
Japan, 1699. On a moonlit night in Ezogashima, the northernmost island of Japan, a woman is running through the forest when an arrow zooms out of the darkness to strike her dead. Meanwhile, a world away in the city of Edo, the eight-year-old son of Sano Ichiro, the samurai detective who has risen to power and influence in the shoguns court, vanishes during a moon-watching party.
The Snow Empress: Reviews
"Starred Review. Compelling pacing and well-rounded characters enhance the intriguing plot and will draw in new readers as well as longtime fans." - PW.
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The Snow Empress: Reader Reviews
Rated of 5
Laura Joh Rowland Author Biography
Laura Joh Rowland is the daughter of Chinese and Korean immigrants. She grew up in Michigan and was educated at the University of Michigan, where she graduated with a B.S. in Microbiology and a Masters in Public Health. She lives in New Orleans with her husband, Marty, and their three cats. She is the author of 13 books featuring the samurai detective Sano Ichiro, as well as several fictional novels featuring the adventures of Charlotte Bronte.
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