Island of Exiles

Island of Exiles

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Penguin Putnam
In I.J. Parker's newest mystery set in eleventh-century Japan, Akitada disguises himself as a prisoner to solve the, murder of a prince

As her audience grows with each evocative historical thriller featuring Sugawara Akitada, I. J. Parker returns with a gripping tale of political intrigue and cold-blooded murder in ancient Japan. When the exiled Prince Okisada, the most illustrious prisoner of the penal colony on Sado Island, is poisoned, Akitada is called upon by the emperor's envoys to investigate incognito. Posing as a prisoner, he discovers a deadly conspiracy, only to fall into the hands of brutal guards and disappear. It falls to Tora, Akitada's devoted assistant, to begin his own dangerous search of the island for his lost friend and the truth.



Random House, Inc.
In I.J. Parker's newest mystery set in eleventh-century Japan, Akitada disguises himself as a prisoner to solve the, murder of a prince

As her audience grows with each evocative historical thriller featuring Sugawara Akitada, I. J. Parker returns with a gripping tale of political intrigue and cold-blooded murder in ancient Japan. When the exiled Prince Okisada, the most illustrious prisoner of the penal colony on Sado Island, is poisoned, Akitada is called upon by the emperor's envoys to investigate incognito. Posing as a prisoner, he discovers a deadly conspiracy, only to fall into the hands of brutal guards and disappear. It falls to Tora, Akitada's devoted assistant, to begin his own dangerous search of the island for his lost friend and the truth.

Baker & Taylor
When the exiled Prince Oksada is poisoned while confined to the penal colony on Sado Island, Sugawara Akitada is called in by the emperor's minions to take on an undercover investigation into the crime, but when he stumbles upon a deadly conspiracy, his own life could be forfeit, in a mystery set against the backdrop of eleventh-century Japan.

Blackwell North Amer
When the exiled Prince Okisada, the most illustrious prisoner of the penal colony on Sado Island, is poisoned, Sugawara Akitada is called upon by the emperor's envoys to investigate incognito. The accused murderer is the son of the governor of the island, but Akitada suspects greater treachery. Posing as a prisoner, Akitada discovers a deadly conspiracy, only to fall into the hands of brutal guards and disappear. It falls to Tora, Akitada's devoted assistant, to begin his own dangerous search of the island for his lost friend and the truth.

Baker
& Taylor

When the exiled Prince Oksada is poisoned while confined to the penal colony on Sado Island, Sugawara Akitada is called in by the emperor's minions to take on an undercover investigation into the crime, but when he stumbles upon a deadly conspiracy, his own life could be forfeit, in a mystery set against the backdrop of eleventh-century Japan. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007
ISBN: 9780143112594
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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SusanAdams
May 16, 2011

So-so book - Interesting time in history - not a great mystery

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