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Book Subject Tag: Suspense

  • Last winter, we parted

    A young writer is assigned a difficult task by his editor: he is to write an investigative biography of a death row inmate named Yudai Kiharazaka, a thirty-five-year-old photographer who has been convicted of the murders of two women. Kiharazaka’s victims—or his “models”—had been burned alive while the photographer tried to capture the perfect picture…

  • Confessions

    After calling off her engagement in wake of a tragic revelation, Yuko Moriguchi had nothing to live for except her only child, four-year-old Manami. Now, following an accident on the grounds of the middle school where she teaches, Yuko has given up and tendered her resignation. But first she has one last lecture to deliver.…

  • Audition

  • A burden of flowers

    From the acclaimed author of “Still Lives,” this novel charts the bitter struggle for justice against the might of the pan-Asian drugs cartels and a nation’s cancerous political corruption.