Black Lotus (Sano Ichiro Novels)

Black Lotus (Sano Ichiro Novels)

Laura Joh Rowland

When veteran samurai-detective Sano Ichiro, the main Honorable Investigator of occasions, events, and other people, is named directly to examine the burning of a cottage belonging to the Black Lotus Temple, he makes a surprising discovery. the 3 sufferer of the blaze didn't die within the hearth, yet have been brutally murdered sooner than the hearth even started. With a triple murder on his arms, Sano's look for a killer leads him to Haru, an orphan lady came upon on the scene of the crime. yet Sano's spouse, Reiko, investigating the case opposed to Sano's needs, is confident of Haru's innocence. Reiko's research leads her at the back of the partitions of the Black Lotus Temple, the place she discovers a sect considering extortion, prostitution, and hedonistic rituals. may perhaps one of many sect's participants be the killer? Now Reiko needs to danger her marriage to Sano as a way to turn out Haru's innocence...

Set within the luscious finery of the samurai courtroom of medieval Japan, this newest installment within the bestselling sequence by way of Laura Joh Rowland is stuffed with surprising stunned and suspense as readers are once more allowed entry into the area of Sano Ichiro.

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