The Convict's Sword: A Mystery of 11th Century Japan Featuring Sugawara Akitada

The Convict's Sword: A Mystery of 11th Century Japan Featuring Sugawara Akitada

I. J. Parker


The most modern within the "terrifically imaginitive" (The Wall highway Journal) Akitada secret sequence brings eleventh-century Japan to life

I. J. Parker's extraordinary Akitada secret sequence has been gaining lovers with every one new novel. the most recent, The Convict's Sword, is the main totally learned installment so far, weaving background, drama, secret, romance, and event right into a tale of ardour and redemption. Lord Sugawara Akitada, the senior secretary within the Ministry of Justice, needs to locate the mysterious killer of a guy condemned to reside in exile for against the law he didn't dedicate. in the meantime, Akitada's retainer, Tora, investigates the unexpected demise of a blind highway singer, whose prior lifestyles is a much bigger secret than a person idea. informed in Parker's shrewdpermanent, brilliant prose, The Convict's Sword is a must-read in the event you love well-written mysteries in an unique atmosphere.

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