Laura Joh Rowland

The Hangman’s Secret: A Victorian Mystery

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sara Bain returns in Rowland’s third installment of her Victorian Mystery series (after A Mortal Likeness), and this time Sara and her ...Read Review

A Mortal Likeness

By 3 - By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

1889, London: Sarah Bain, a photographer turned private detective, and Lord Hugh Staunton, her business partner, accept what they expect to be a run-of-the-mill ...Read Review

The Ripper’s Shadow

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sarah Bain, taught by her now-missing activist father, is a photographer in Whitechapel, London, in 1888. Struggling in her profession, she takes erotic photos ...Read Review

The Iris Fan

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Japan, 1709. On a dark and stormy night, an unthinkable crime occurs: The shogun is stabbed with an iron-ribbed fan while sleeping in his ...Read Review

The Shogun’s Daughter

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Shogun’s daughter has died a victim of smallpox, and with her the possibility of an heir. But all is not lost! ...Read Review

The Ronin’s Mistress: A Novel of Feudal Japan

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sano Ichiro, the heroic investigator of this novel, has been demoted from chancellor to investigator because of the machinations of Yanigisawa, now the ...Read Review

Bedlam: The Further Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this Victorian mystery-thriller historical, demure but spirited heroine Charlotte Brontë once again races breathlessly through England, France and Ireland accompanied by the ...Read Review

The Fire Kimono

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Tokyo, March, 1700: a storm uproots a huge tree near a Shinto shrine, nearly injuring an elderly priest and uncovering a royal corpse. The ...Read Review

The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Three talented, young sisters are forced to publish under a male pseudonym in Victorian England. Fearing exposure after an accusation of plagiarism, Charlotte ...Read Review

The Snow Empress

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sano Ichiro, the Shogun’s favorite detective, finds himself entwined in Japan’s political machinations. The year is 1699, one Sano will not soon ...Read Review