Laura Joh Rowland

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

The Red Chrysanthemum

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sano Ichiro, chamberlain to the shōgun, finds himself in the most difficult situation he’s ever faced (and he’s faced some—...Read Review