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- DescriptionSiblings Franz and Augusta face dire futures. Franz must overcome the serious physical and mental wounds suffered in battle, and his younger sister struggles against the constraints of society and a foolish mother. Add a ruthless villain and his helpers to the tale, stir in assassination plots, and dangerous temptations, and only an eccentric lawyer and an unlikely gallant can forestall disaster.
- Author BiographyI.J. Parker was born and educated in Germany and turned to mystery writing after an academic career in the U.S. She published her short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, winning the short story Shamus award in 2000. The Akitada novels, a series about an eleventh century Japanese nobleman/detective, now consists of eleven titles, with a twelfth to be released soon. The books are available in print, audio, and electronic formats. They have been translated into twelve languages. The short stories are available in electronic format. I.J. Parker is also the author of several historical novels set during the Heike Wars in twelfth century Japan, and of a historical thriller set in eighteenth century Europe.
- Author(s)I J Parker
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication09/12/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight440 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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