Fran Steinberg is passionately devoted to Japanese culture. For decades she has been a collector of Asian antiques and modern pieces. Her home is decorated with magnificent Oriental art, figurines, furniture and tapestries. Her study of Japanese culture and the writing of this novel is imbued with her passion. One of her greatest wishes is to visit Japan and study its living history. She has previously written for various newspapers and magazines. This is her first novel.
Lisa Thomas barely survives an explosion that kills her mother. In the face of unrelenting attacks on Lisa’s adopted Japanese family, Navy Seal Team Leader Ric Ant teams up with street-smart Detective Takeamine to infiltrate this case involving assassins and the undead. Lisa, a shy, sheltered girl, risks all to avenge her murdered family and protect her new family from a century-old curse.