In Darkness, Death by Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler
(The Samurai Mysteries)

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Samurai Lord Inaba has been murdered in his sleep, while guards stood outside his room. When Judge Ooka and his foster son Seikei arrive to investigate, they find a bloodstained origami butterfly on the floor of the room. Who could have left it, and what is the meaning? The trail leads to mysterious shape-shifting ninjas, vengeful peasants, and a killer who will stop at nothing to keep Seikei from discovering his true identity. In this Edgar-award-winning book, Seikei comes into his true inheritance by winning a pair of samurai swords.


About Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler

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Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler live in New York City.
Published July 16, 2012 by Samurai House. 232 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Adventure (and honor) in the land of ancient Japan—in the world of ninjas and the Shogun—will intrigue young readers who will find themselves fascinated with the details.

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The Kannushi asks Seikei to perform one very dangerous task: to climb on Miwayama Mountain and confront the ninja who they believe committed the murder.

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