Japantown: A Thriller (Hardcover)

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About the Author

Barry Lancet has lived in Japan for more than twenty-five years. His former position as an editor at one of the nation’s largest publishers gave him access to the inner circles in traditional and business fields most outsiders are never granted, and an insider’s view that informs his writing.

Praise for Japantown: A Thriller…

"Engrossing debut thriller . . . Lancet has a gift for pacing and keeps the reader engaged and guessing til the very end."

eoe[Lancet] draws upon his familiarity with the terrain, local history and Japanese culture to create an East-West adventure that informs as it thrills. . . . the intricate plot is skillfully developed, the action never flags and the climax is gripping. A fresh voice is crime fiction.e

eoeFrom gritty San Francisco to exotic Tokyo, Japantown is a whip-smart, razor-fast ride, and entertaining from cover to cover.e
-Taylor Stevens

eoeAn elegantly brutal thriller, Japantown is reminiscent ofclassic Daniel Silva and Barry Eisler. Lancet's unique background bleeds authenticity into the story. This is abold and exciting debut.Don'tmiss it.e
-J.T. Ellison

eoeThis is a terrific debut from a talented and very promising writer. Nimbly written and atmospheric, Lancet brings San Francisco to life in all its layers, focusing on the mysteries of the Japanese-American people. He depicts a rich mixture of art and violence, the past and the present, east and west.e
-T. Jefferson Parker

eoeGet ready for an action-packed, tension-filled escape with Barry Lancete(TM)s thriller worthy of Elmore Leonard. The trail of crime races from Tokyo to New York and returns inevitably to Japantown, six square blocks in San Francisco, where antiques dealer and private eye Jim Brodie walks a dangerous line in the shadow world of clashing cultures.e
-Ronald Kessler

eoeJapantown is an expertly written story with vivid, complex characters. The mystery holds surprises until the very end.e
-New York Times bestselling author Larry Bond

Product Details ISBN-10: 1451691696
ISBN-13: 9781451691696
Published: Simon & Schuster, 09/03/2013
Pages: 416
Language: English

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