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Host clubs, hostess bar life, and love hotels! I put this slideshow together last week for a book club that chose Fallen Angel as their September read, but I thought you might enjoy it too.

Fallen Angel is the second book in the Only In Tokyo mystery series, featuring Tokyo Metropolitan Police Detective Kenji Nakamura and part-time English translator Yumi Hata.

Read more: The Top Ten Questions About Host Clubs

Why do women go to host clubs?

What kind of women go to host clubs?

What’s it like to visit a host club?

How expensive is it to go to a host club?

What is a host club “champagne call”?

Can foreigners get into a host club?

How can I go to a host club?

How do I find a good host club?

Host fashion: Why do hosts dress like that?

A Day In The Life: What’s it like to be a host?

Of course, if you can’t make it to Tokyo, you can always lose yourself in Fallen Angel, a novel that’ll slip you in behind Club Nova’s closed doors…

The #1 hostboy at Club Nova makes a handsome living, whispering sweet nothings in the ears of women who pay him a fortune for the privilege. But the party’s over when Tokyo Detective Kenji Nakamura is assigned to investigate the death of…read more


Fallen Angel Book Trailer (1:08)

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Tokyo