Lian Hearn

The Tengu’s Game of Go: Book 4 in the Tale of Shikanoko Series

By Lian Hearn - Published 2016

Genres:

Fantasy

“All the pieces were in their positions, and flames were charring the edges. It was time to act… The tengu had already told ...Read Review

Autumn Princess, Dragon Child: Book 2 in the Tale of Shikanoko Series

By Lian Hearn - Published 2016

Genres:

Fantasy

Shikanoko (Shika) continues his quest to find the hidden young and true Emperor of Japan and the Autumn Princess, his love. He now ...Read Review

Lord of the Darkwood: Book 3 in the Tale of Shikanoko Series

By Lian Hearn - Published 2016

Genres:

Fantasy

In medieval times, Japan has been torn asunder by powerful families vying to rule through a false emperor. Yoshimaru, the real emperor, but ...Read Review

Emperor of the Eight Islands: Book 1 in the Tale of Shikanoko

By Lian Hearn - Published 2016

Genres:

Fantasy

Kazumaru, whose father has died and whose mother has joined a Buddhist convent in her overwhelming sorrow, knows his Uncle Sademasa plans to ...Read Review

The Storyteller and His Three Daughters

By Lian Hearn - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Akabane Sei IX is an aging storyteller in the traditional rakugo style of mostly woolly yarns. To his horror, he has hit a ...Read Review

Blossoms and Shadows

By Lian Hearn - Published 2011

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The arrival of the Western powers in Japan in the 1850s forced decades of simmering unrest into the open: a weak shogunate, the ...Read Review

Heaven’s Net Is Wide: The First Tale of the Otori

By Lian Hearn - Published 2007

Genres:

Fantasy

In this gripping prequel to the Otori novels set in an alternate feudal Japan, Hearn delves into the back story of the man—...Read Review

The Harsh Cry Of The Heron

By Lian Hearn - Published 2006

Genres:

Fantasy

In this engrossing fourth and final volume of Hearn’s Otori series (though a prequel series is in the works), the boundaries between ...Read Review

Brilliance of the Moon: Tales of the Otori, Book 3

By Lian Hearn - Published 2004

Genres:

Alternate HistoryFantasySaga

This exciting conclusion to Hearn’s trilogy of an alternate feudal Japan wraps up the action but leaves plenty of room for a ...Read Review

Grass for his Pillow

By Lian Hearn - Published 2003

Genres:

EpicFantasySaga

The story of young star-crossed lovers Takeo and Shirakawa Kaede continues in the sequel to Across the Nightingale Floor. In an alternate feudal ...Read Review