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The incense game: a novel of feudal Japan

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Winner of RT Magazine's Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Historical MysteryIn the wake of a terrifying earthquake, Sano Ichiro races to solve a crime that could bring down the shogun's regime

When a massive earthquake devastates Japan in 1703, even the shogun's carefully regulated court is left teetering on the brink of chaos. This is no time for a murder investigation—except when a nobleman's daughters are found dead from incense poisoning and their father threatens to topple the regime unless Sano Ichiro tracks down the killer.

As Sano and his wife strive to solve the case in a world that is crumbling around them, Laura Joh Rowland—author of one of the "five best historical mystery novels" (The Wall Street Journal)—brings us her most powerful and evocative thriller set in Feudal Japan yet, The Incense Game.

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subject_facet Earthquakes -- Fiction, Japan -- History -- Genroku period, 1688-1704 -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Police -- Japan -- Fiction, Police spouses -- Fiction, Sano, Ichirō (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Tokyo (Japan) -- Fiction
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