Snake September 19

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Murder, J-Style!

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Naturally I considered all the deadly possibilities when I was working on the plot for Idolmaker, but I hope you won’t be disappointed if I reveal that the murder weapon is NOT A SNAKE. It was something rather unusual, though, and I hope you nip over to the sneak peek and get hooked enough to find out!

Part-time English translator Yumi Hata and Tokyo Police Detective Kenji Nakamura team up again, picking up where they left off after Nightshade and Fallen AngelBut no worries, you can dive right into this one, even if you haven’t read the others! This time, there are a few new twists…

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A deadly earthquake and tsunami…

...a wedding that wasn't...

…a wedding that wasn’t…

...a celebrity suspect...

…tragically flawed idols…

...fangirl mourning frenzy...

…media-fanned mourning frenzy…

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…and a race with the clock to stop a killer before he commits murder in front of thousands of screaming fans.

Read the first few chapters, or scamper right over to these venerable online booksellers and jump in with both feet!

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

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A Japanese pop star is swept away in the tsunami following a devastating earthquake, and her fans erupt in a frenzy of mourning. In the wake of the disaster, Detective Kenji Nakamura is sent to investigate a death at a local shrine, but…read more