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Read online The Shogun's Daughter (Sano Ichiro, #17).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Shogun's Daughter (Sano Ichiro, #17) Japan In an elegant mansion a young woman named Tsuruhime lies on her deathbed attended by her nurse Smallpox pustules cover her face Incense burns to banish the evil spirits of disease After Tsuruhime takes her last breath the old woman watching from the doorway says Who s going to tell the Shogun his daughter is dead .

The death of the Shogun s daughter has immediate consequences on his regime There will be no grandchild to leave the kingdom Faced with his own mortality and beset by troubles caused by the recent earthquake he names as his heir Yoshisato the seventeen year old son he only recently discovered was his Until five months ago Yoshisato was raised as the illegitimate son of Yanagisawa the shogun s favorite advisor Yanagisawa is also the longtime enemy of Sano Ichiro .

Sano doubts that Yoshisato is really the Shogun s son believing it s more likely a power play by Yanagisawa When Sano learns that Tsuruhime s death may have been a murder he sets off on a dangerous investigation that leads to more death and destruction as he struggles to keep his pregnant wife Reiko and his son safe Instead he and his family become the accused And this time they may not survive the day .

Laura Joh Rowland s thrilling series set in Feudal Japan is as gripping and entertaining as eve by Laura Joh Rowland

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The Shogun's Daughter (Sano Ichiro, #17)
Title:The Shogun's Daughter (Sano Ichiro, #17)
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ISBN:1250028612
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Number of Pages:336
Category:Mystery, Historical fiction, Fiction, Historical mystery, Japan, Historical
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No description available, No description available, 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 to the comforts that his arranged marriage promises a private life with a sweet submissive wife and a month s holiday to celebrate their union However the death of the shogun s favorite concubine interrupts the couple s wedding ceremony and shatters any hopes the samurai detective had about enjoying a little peace with his new wife br br After Sano traces the cause of Lady Harume s death to a self inflicted tattoo he must travel into the cloistered forbidden world of the shogun s women to untangle the complicated web of Harume s lovers rivals and troubled past and identify her killer To make matters worse Reiko his beautiful young bride reveals herself to be not a traditional obedient wife but instead a headstrong intelligent aspiring detective bent on helping Sano with his new case Sano is horrified at her unladylike behavior and the resulting sparks make their budding love as exciting as they mystery surrounding Lady Harume s death Amid the heightened tensions and political machinations of feudal Japan Sano faces a daunting complex investigation br br As subtle as the finest lacquered screen as powerful as the slash of a sword Laura Joh Rowland s i The Concubine s Tattoo i vividly brings to life a story of murder jealousy sexual intrigue and political storms that keeps is in its spell until the final shattering scene, A volatile corrupt city threatened by toreign invasion and ru by an iron fisted government Nagasaki is the last place Sano Ichiro wants to be Unfortunately the shogun s Most Honorable Investigator of Events Situations and People has been banished there by a wicked adversary in the shogun s court br br Surrounded by spies Sano must tread carefully When the body of a Dutch trader washes ashore he finds himself leading an investigation that could push Japan into war even as it thrusts his life into the hands of powerful enemies Sano has to unmask a killer and prove his innocence or his samurai head and maybe his country will fall