Suddenly…A Whale


So, yesterday I’m walking around, and suddenly I encounter a Sidewalk Whale. My theory about this little-known hazard of Ningyo-cho is that it tends to happen on Fridays, when they surface to stock up on cetacean-sized libations at the partytime vending machine.

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


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…Read more