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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781742742328
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

Rendezvous At Kamakura Inn




Marshall Browne is easily the best Australian mystery writer. Nicely sophisticated and generous-minded. Kate Jennings Shortlisted for the Best Crime Fiction Award, Ned Kelly Crime Awards

Marshall Browne is easily the best Australian mystery writer. Nicely sophisticated and generous-minded. Kate Jennings Shortlisted for the Best Crime Fiction Award, Ned Kelly Crime Awards

The new thriller from the author of the critically acclaimed Eye of The Abyss and the Inspector Anders series. Tokyo Detective Aoki is devastated when influence and power undermine a major investigation.

Unwilling to let go, he is sent to a remote Japanese retreat in the mountains for a vacation. His stay quickly becomes a hotbed of suspense as Aoki realizes that all the guests are harboring secrets. A sudden snowstorm traps everyone just as Aoki begins to piece together each guest's connection to an unsolved disappearance years prior.Trapped by the snow, the retreat becomes a maze of stone walls, a geisha's seduction, and bloody murders in the night. Before long, Aoki realizes that his earlier investigation and the unsolved disappearance are part of a larger scheme.

Marshall Browne once again crafts an intelligent thriller with a riveting pace and spellbinding plot.

  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781742742328
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

About the author

Marshall Browne

Marshall Browne is the author of twelve published books of fiction. He is a sixth generation Australian and his forbear was a founder of Australia’s first bank - The Bank of NSW. For 37 years, Browne was a banker - in Australia, Hong Kong, England and Bhutan. He also served as a commando in the Australian forces, and as a paratrooper in the British forces. Several of his books have been published in the US. The Eye of the Abyss was a Gumshoe Award finalist, a Publisher’s Weekly Best Book, and one of the Australian newspaper’s Books of the Year. Browne’s Inspector Anders series is also published in the States. The Wooden Leg of Inspector Anders won a Ned Kelly Award and was a Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee and a US Library Journal Best Book.

Marshall now lives in Melbourne with his wife Merell, an interior designer.

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Praise for Rendezvous At Kamakura Inn

This elegant and intelligent mystery steadily draws the reader into its thrall, as the plot twists its way to a surprising and violent conclusion.

Canberra Times

Browne always demonstrates a capacity to surprise with plot and prose.

The Bulletin

A classic locked-room mystery. Browne presents a cast of enigmatic characters, a clash of the traditional and the modern, a dogged investigator who finds poetry in chaos and despairs of a case that is like trying to grab hold of smoke.

The Adelaide Advertiser

E is for effort in this crisp, credible and explosive tale about a rumpled Japanese detective

Sydney Morning Herald

Riveting

Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin

A fine, distinctive thriller

Townsville Bulletin

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