In Darkness, Death
by Tom Hoobler & Dorothy Hoobler
Judge Ooka, the 18th-century master sleuth of Japan, once again sends his teenage adopted son, Seikei, on a journey of investigation. This time Seikei must find the shape-shifting ninja who killed a nobleman as he slept. The trail leads him to a mysterious mountain where only the chosen may go. All he has to protect himself is a a mysterious stone whose power he does not fully understand.