The Kizuna Coast (Rei Shimura Mystery, #11)

The Kizuna Coast (Rei Shimura Mystery, #11) When An Earthquake Triggers A Tsunami That Floods Japan S Northeast Coast, Amateur Sleuth Rei Shimura Is Pushed Into Her Most Rugged Adventure Yet.It Starts With An SOS From Rei S Beloved Elderly Friend, The Antiques Dealer Mr Ishida, Who S Trapped Among Thousands On The Ravaged Tohoku Coast Rei Rushes From Hawaii To Blacked Out Tokyo, Where She Discovers Ishida Antiques May Have Been Burglarized And Its Cuddly Watchdog, Hachiko, Needs A Caregiver.Rei And Hachiko Board A Bus Full Of Disaster Volunteers Headed To The Damaged Town Of Sugihama Once There, They Learn About The Disappearance During The Tsunami Of Mr Ishida S Antiques Apprentice, Mayumi, A Troubled Young Woman From A Famous Lacquer Making Family.Making Use Of Her Volunteer Friends, As Well As Her Knowledge Of Japanese Manners And Antiques, Rei Investigates Mayumi S Suspicious Disappearance Complicating The Situation Is A Police Force Overwhelmed By Counting The Dead, And A Stalker Who S Set His Or Her Own Sights On Rei. I ve been a big fan of Sujata Massey s series of mysteries featuring danger prone antiques dealer Rei Shimura for quite some time now In 2008, when I read the 10th book in the series, Shimura Trouble , it certainly sounded as if Massey was finished spinning stories about her heroine, and I was rather upset, so when I found out that Rei had returned to the literary world, I was very excited to spend time with her and her compatriots once again.When The Kizuna Coast opens, Rei and her new husb I ve been a big fan of Sujata Massey s series of mysteries featuring danger prone antiques dealer Rei Shimura for quite some time now In 2008, when I read the 10th book in the series, Shimura Trouble , it certainly sounded as if Massey was finished spinning stories about her heroine, and I was rather upset, so when I found out that Rei had returned to the literary world, I was very excited to spend time with her and her compatriots once again.When The Kizuna Coast opens, Rei and her new husband, Michael Hendricks, are settling into their lives in Hawaii But newlywed bliss is short lived
I missed this series so much This is one of my favorite mystery series, with a really appealing main character who is half Japanese and half American Sujata Massey masterfully blends art, history, and culture with compelling storylines devastation of the Japanese tsunami and its after math and fascinating characters Rei pulls us into her life straddling two cultures and gives us touching insights about both The details about life in Japan including food, art, cultural differences bring th I missed this series so much This is one of my favorite mystery series, with a really appealing main character who is half Japanese and half American Sujata Massey masterfully blends art, history, and culture with compelling storylines devastation of the Japanese tsunami and its after math and fascinating characters Rei pulls us into her life straddling two cultures and gives us touching insights about both The details about life in Japan including food, art, cu
I find this difficult to review after eleven books, I consider Rei as my dear, comforting friend This time the themes were a shade darker, but Rei kept me entertained Perfect summer read for fans Vaikka olikin ihan mukava lukea Rein kuulumisia pitk st aikaa, ei t m kirja mik n maata mullistava lukukokemus ollut Juoni ei ollut aiempien Shimura kirjojen veroinen ja Rei itse oli ihan yht rsytt v kuin ennenkin Lis ksi Re
3.5 starsI had thought the Rei Shimura series ended several years ago But the author was inspired by the events of the 2011 tsunami in Japan to revisit the characters I m glad she did.Rei and her husband Michael are living in Hawaii, not long after their marriage When the earthquake and tsunami strike Japan, Rei is worried about her friends and family there, particularly her elderly mentor, Mr Ishido, whom she learns was injured and is trapped in one of the worst hit areas Rei travels to Ja 3.5 starsI had thought the Rei Shimura series ended several years ago But the author was inspired by the events of the 2011 tsunami in Japan to revisit the characters I m glad she did.Rei and her husband Michael are living in Hawaii, not long after their marriage When the earthquake and tsunami strike Japan, Rei is worried about her friends and family there, particularly her elderly mentor, Mr Ishido, whom she learns was injured and is trapped in one of the worst hit areas Rei travels to Japan and joins volunteers to the disaster area to search for Ishidosan and help with the clean up and rescue efforts There, she learns her mentor s young employee is missing, along with heirloom lacquer pieces from her family which were worth a small fortune Of course Rei cannot let a mystery go uninvestigated, and she searches for the girl and missing treasures as she deals with the tragedies large and small of the tsunami.The story was a worthwhile and enjoyable revisit to what was
What I enjoy most about all of Sujata Massey s books is the careful explanations they offer of the art, food, and culture of Japan and India, too, in The Sleeping Dictionary Kizuna Coast finds Rei Shimura investigating a suspicious death right in the middle of the overwhelming devastation following Japan s 2011 earthquake and tsunami It s a clever plot, involving a collection of antique lacquerware and a rebellious blue haired artist Fans of Rei Shimura will find themselves in happily famil What I enjoy most about all of Sujata Massey s books is the careful explanations they offer of the art, food, and culture of Japan and India, too, in The Sleeping Dictionary Kizuna Coast finds Rei Shimura investigating a suspicious death right in the middle of the overwhelming devastation following Japan s 2011 earthquake and tsunami It s a clever plot, involving a collection of antique lacquerware and a rebellious blue haired artist Fans of Rei Shimura will find themselves in happily familiar territory with Massey s descriptions of the contents of Japanese antique shops and auction houses That said, the plot feels a littlepared down than
This book takes place during an interesting period immediately after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, when the protagonist Rei Shimura goes there from Hawaii to volunteer and search for her mentor, who has disappeared His assistant, a young woman, has also disappeared Mystery ensues, amid a backdrop of utter civil chaos.Aside from enjoying the protagonist as I always do, I found the book to contain a lot of local color, imparting a good feeling for the extent of the disaster and various pe This book takes place during an interesting period immediately after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, when the protagonist Rei Shimura goes there from Hawaii to volunteer and search for her mentor, who has disappeared His assistant, a young woman, has also disappeared Mystery ensues, amid a backdrop of utter civil chaos.Aside from enjoying the protagonist as I always do, I found the book to contain a lot of local color, imparting a good feeling for the extent of the disaster and various personal tragedies of the characters she comes in contact with Oh Some of my favorite passages were the painting
Sujata Massey says Because of the real framework of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster, this book could probably qualify as a modern historical novel within the Rei mystery series.As Rei Shimura ventures to the Tohoju coast in search of her mentor Ishida san as a Helping Hand volunteer vivid description builds of the impact of the tsunami on coastal towns and villages, and of the way the Japanese community works together to rebuild lives There is an authentic feel to the narrati Sujata Massey says Because of the real framework of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster, this book could probably qualify as a modern historical novel within the Rei mystery series.As Rei Shimura ventures to the Tohoju coast in search of her mentor Ishida san as a Helping Hand volunteer vivid description builds of the impact of the tsunami on coastal towns and villages, and of the way the Japanese community works together to rebuild lives There is an authentic feel to the narrative which told me things about the tsunami that I had no way of knowing the pervading smell of the rotting fish left behind as the water retreated, the stories of people who survived while those with them were washed away, t
Sujata Massey s latest in the Rei Shimura series issomber and stars amature heroine Rei returns to Japan to help the victims of the horrendous earthquake tsunami aftermath of 2011 when her mentor Mr Ishida calls upon her His current apprentice Kimura Mayumi is missing and he fears the worst Rei immediately embarks on a harrowing mission enlisting help from her husband Michael and various Japanese relatives and friends Ms Massey does a respectful job of describing the devastation, Sujata Massey s latest in the Rei Shimura series issomber and stars amature heroine Rei returns to Japan to help the victims of the horrendous earthquake tsunami aftermath of 2011 when her mentor Mr Ishida calls upon her His current apprentice Kimura Mayumi is missing and he fears the worst Rei immediately embarks on a harrowing mission enlisting help from her husband Michael and various Japanese relatives a
Ihan kiva oli tavata pitk st aikaa Rei Shimura, mutta ehk muistan ne edelliset dekkarit parempina kuin olivatkaan tai sitten Masseyn olisi vain kannattanut pysy p t ksess n ja antaa Rein olla Massey sijoittaa tarinan vuoteen 2011, maanj ristyksen ja tsunamin koettelemaan Japaniin Hedelm llinen ma

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  • Paperback
  • 372 pages
  • The Kizuna Coast (Rei Shimura Mystery, #11)
  • Sujata Massey
  • English
  • 19 May 2018
  • 0983661057