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The Emperor's Woman (Sugawara Akitada #10) by I.J Parker Online



The Emperor's Woman (Sugawara Akitada #10)

The Emperor's Woman (Sugawara Akitada #10)

  • Title: The Emperor's Woman (Sugawara Akitada #10)
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  • Language : English
  • Page : 261 pages


She was intended to be the emperor s concubine, but she died at the bottom of a cliff near Prince Atsuhira s private villa The palace covered up the scandal Months later, Akitada is drawn into the case when his best friend is accused of plotting against the emperor Atsuhira, his alleged co conspirator, refuses to defend himself The mystery of the lady s death unravels She was intended to be the emperor s concubine, but she died at the bottom of a cliff near Prince Atsuhira s private villa The palace covered up the scandal Months later, Akitada is drawn into the case when his best friend is accused of plotting against the emperor Atsuhira, his alleged co conspirator, refuses to defend himself The mystery of the lady s death unravels slowly, bringing danger to Akitada, whose household is already threatened by an ill fated relationship between Genba and a prostitute which leads to his arrest for the brothel keeper s murder


Author I.J Parker




The Emperor's Woman (Sugawara Akitada #10) Reviews (11)

  • 10 in the 11th century Japanese Ministry of Justice official Akitada mystery series The death of one of the women in the Emperor s household is considered a suicide that then results in her lover being charged with possible treason Akitada becomes involved because of friendship and becomes embroiled [..]

  • This is a well done mystery and a good addition to the Akitada series It mainly concerns an investigation into a high profile death, with a big helping of side story about another one Parker continues to develop the cast of supporting characters in Akitada s life as well I was particularly intrigued [..]

  • Another very entertaining entry in the Akitada mystery series This story sees some friction within his household as some of the supporting characters get involved in investigating the two crimes. [..]

  • I am addicted to tgese great detective stories from the heian period They keep gettong better. [..]

  • Akitada has no work assignments in this story He is helping a friend suspected of treason and meddling in court intrigue outside of his work At the same time one of his servants is jailed for suspicion of murder and another is let go These two plot lines showcase Akitada s obsession with the truth a [..]

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