Shinobi Mystery Series #8
For a man who hated violence Henry Lau was awfully good at it. Well schooled in the way of the fist, he had considerable experience in its use....
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A sudden tragedy leaves Tam a widow, one who finds herself in charge of a cousin's five-year-old daughter and facing a decision of whether to go through with her pending adoption of a young boy in China. The accident that kills Tam's husband, Tony, and his cousin Mia haunts her days, as she struggles with the idea of raising two young children on her own. A heartfelt story but with a predictable ending, the novel keeps your attention, especially as it takes you through the complex process of going through with an adoption from China.
First Chapter of Red Thread of Fate:
She was on the phone with her husband when he died.
Tamlei Kwan leaned against a wall outside the elementary school during her lunch break, her phone tucked between her ear and shoulder.
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I learned something new about cartographers and the making of maps, about collections of ancient, old, and extremely valuable graphic representations. I was intrigued by the novel's plot of six post graduate students who followed their vision of how they could create a new way of seeing and mapping the world through new methods and their fantastical, astounding new discovery. How their attempts and discovery affect a grown-up Nell, the only child in the group, the toddler belonging to the only married couple in the student unit, is the focus of this story.
The Cat Who Saved Books Sōsuke Natsukawa , Louise Heal Kawai (Translator) , February 2017 About: High school student Rintaro Natsuki...