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Rowland, Laura Joh

Summary: Hired by wealthy banker, Sir Gerald Mariner, to find his missing son, photographer and private eye Sarah Bain must figure out if the kidnapping is a cover-up for murder, especially when the case intertwines with her search for her father who disappeared 20 years earlier.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2018

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: After the death of her siblings, Charlotte has few people she can trust, and feels more alone than ever. While visiting London, Charlotte goes on a tour of Bedlam, where she is sure she recognizes a struggling Mr. Slade, her long-missing ex-lover, strapped to one of the stretchers. Of course, she starts digging, and soon finds herself trying to reveal a secret that high-powered men would, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2010

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Rowland, Laura Joh

Summary: Sarah Bain and her friends Lord Hugh Staunton and Mick O'Reilly are crime scene photographers for the Daily World newspaper. After solving a sensational murder, they're under pressure to deliver another big story. On a foggy summer night, they're called to the bank of the river Thames. The murder victim is an unidentified woman whose face has been slashed. But as Sarah takes photographs, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2020

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: When an unknown arsonist sets fire to a cottage on the grounds of the Black Lotus Temple, killing three sect members, seventeenth-century samurai detective Sano Ichiro attempts to solve the case.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2001

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: In the aftermath of a woman's brutal attack in 1701 Japan, samurai detective turned chamberlain Sano Ichiro suspects the true motives of a formerly exiled rival who has been oddly cooperative, a situation that is further complicated by a relative's disappearance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: "Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit "boudoir photographs" of the town's local ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered within weeks of one another, Sarah begins to suspect it's more than mere coincidence. Teamed with a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2017

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: As the conflict between Sano Ichiro and his enemies escalates, the samurai detective and his wife, Reiko, are called in by the shogun to investigate a mysterious skeleton, in a case that forces them to confront long-buried secrets.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: In seventeenth-century Japan, Sano, a teacher and detective, investigates the ritual "suicide" drownings of a peasant and a noblewoman, supposed star-crossed lovers, and uncovers an intricate plot of political intrigue and murder.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTorch 1996

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: In 1690 Nagasaki, the body of a Dutch trader washes up on the coast where foreign "barbarians" are lodged and guarded. Japan's preeminent detective-samurai, Sano Ichiro, risks his honor and his life to find the killer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPaperbacks 1998

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: A shogun's concubine dies in 17th century Japan, poisoned by the ink she used to tattoo her private parts. As he investigates the murder, Inspector Sano Ichiro is drawn into a world of intrigue among the shogun's women. By the author of The Way of the Traitor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's 1998

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: When the shogun's carefully regulated court is thrown into chaos by a massive earthquake in 1703 Japan, Sano Ichiro investigates the poisoning murders of a nobleman's daughters to prevent the regime's takeover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: In 1698 Japan, samurai detective Sano Ichiro finds his role as the shogun's trusted advisor threatened when the shogun's heir, Lord Mori, is found murdered, with Sano's pregnant wife, Reiko, lying beside him, naked and covered in blood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2006

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Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Brontë sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past.--From publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2008

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