The debut thriller from Tokyo-based author Barry Lancet will be launched on 3 September 2013 - and Japantown, published by Simon & Schuster (New York), is gaining great advance notices.
The following comes from Simon & Schusterh (http://books.simonandschuster.com/Japantown/Barry-Lancet/9781451691719
Drawing on a wealth of insider information on Japanese culture, Japantown offers a riveting read and a terrific new series character in Jim Brodie.
Barry is a former Executive Editor of Kodansha International, and Peter worked for him on many Japanese books during the 1990s. Here's to the success of Japantown and the dawning of Jim Brodie, San Francisco antique dealer and sometime Tokyo private investigator.