Books by Susan Spann

BETRAYAL AT IGA by Susan Spann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"The two unlikely sleuths (The Ninja's Daughter, 2016, etc.) once again solve a difficult crime, this one with the extra kick that comes from their own personal stake in its outcome."
A return to his home is a painful experience for a shinobi assassin. Read full book review >
THE NINJA'S DAUGHTER by Susan Spann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"The fourth in this entertaining series (Flask of the Drunken Master, 2015, etc.) is a nicely balanced combination of mystery, political machinations, and Japanese customs."
A 16th-century ninja and priest make an oddly effective pair of sleuths. Read full book review >
FLASK OF THE DRUNKEN MASTER by Susan Spann
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2015

"Like earlier series entries, this one is most likely to interest readers with tastes for political intrigue in 16th-century Japan and red herrings."
Hattori Hiroand his partner in crime-solving take on the case of a murdered brewer. Read full book review >
BLADE OF THE SAMURAI by Susan Spann
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2014

"Hiro and Father Mateo's second adventure (Claws of the Cat, 2013) combines enlightenment on 16th-century Japanese life with a sharp and well-integrated mystery."
A master ninja's sleuthing skills involve him in a dangerous plot to kill the shogun. Read full book review >
CLAWS OF THE CAT by Susan Spann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 16, 2013

"Spann's debut provides an absorbing look at Japanese culture along with a sharp mystery. First of a planned series."
In 16th-century Japan, a ninja must solve a murder or a priest will die. Read full book review >