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Book Subject Tag: Missing persons

  • The sleeping dragon

    A fierce typhoon strikes Tokyo one night, flooding the city streets. Someone unlawfully removes a manhole cover, and a little boy out searching for a lost pet goes missing, possibly drowned in the sewers. Is it murder or accidental?

  • Promenade of the gods

    It begins with a woman’s search to find her husband, who disappears after watching a TV show. She enlists the aid of her husband’s best friend, and together they discover that the famous female personality of the TV show disappeared after the same evening’s broadcast as well. The duo’s search leads to a battle within…

  • Edge

    A massive earthquake that thrusts California into the sea is just the beginning of the horrors that unfold as quantum physics’ instability rears its head.

  • The sputnik sweetheart : a novel

    A male college student falls in love with a woman who, over the years, guides him in her travels, and then disappears without trace. Assisting in the search, he goes home to Japan, where he finally achieves a true understanding of his beloved.