How To Survive The Mystery Appetizer Course

 

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Rule Number One: Try hard not to think of Seabiscuit. It might look like beef, but it’s not.

Rule Number Two: Never ask what it is until after you’ve eaten it. Because no matter how much you know about Japanese food, you never expect those crunchy little things in your umeboshi salad to be cartilage.

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Tokyo

A young woman dressed as a Gothic Lolita is found dead in a car with two strangers. But the more Yumi Hata learns about her friend’s death, the more she’s convinced it was murder…read more