The Assssin's Daughter : An Akitada Novel
Fifteen years after the brutal murder of an imperial prince, the crime casts its shadow on Akitada's family. The case is cold and the assassin dead, but his young wife's brother wants to marry the assassin's daughter, and Akitada is expected to clear his name. Worse, in doing so he must either destroy a friend's reputation or his own marriage. As Akitada searches for the truth among other suspects and unravels the secrets of the past, he stirs up fresh murder and shatters his own happiness.
- Paperback | 382 pages
- 133 x 203 x 22mm | 435g
- 20 Jun 2015
- Illustrations, black and white
About Ingrid J Parker
I.J. Parker was born and educated in Europe 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 fifteen titles. 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 and in a print anthology.