Laura Joh Rowland





Laura Joh Rowland


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Agatha Christie, Erle Stanley Gardner, Mickey Spillane, Ross McDonald


Granddaughter of Chinese and Korean immigrants, Laura Joh Rowland grew up in Michigan and where she graduated with a B.S. in microbiology and a Master of Public Health at the University of Michigan. She currently lives in New Orleans with her husband. She has worked as a chemist, microbiologist, sanitary inspector and quality engineer.

Average rating: 3.84 · 17,813 ratings · 1,269 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
Shinju (Sano Ichiro, #1)

3.84 avg rating — 2,500 ratings — published 1994 — 21 editions
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The Concubine's Tattoo (San...

3.86 avg rating — 1,585 ratings — published 1998 — 18 editions
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Bundori (Sano Ichiro, #2)

3.88 avg rating — 1,484 ratings — published 1996 — 16 editions
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The Samurai's Wife (Sano Ic...

3.94 avg rating — 1,361 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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Black Lotus (Sano Ichiro, #6)

3.84 avg rating — 1,155 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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The Way of the Traitor  (Sa...

3.90 avg rating — 1,163 ratings — published 1997 — 13 editions
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The Pillow Book of Lady Wis...

3.90 avg rating — 1,029 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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The Dragon King's Palace (S...

3.86 avg rating — 950 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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The Perfumed Sleeve (Sano I...

3.91 avg rating — 910 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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The Snow Empress (Sano Ichi...

3.79 avg rating — 823 ratings — published 2007 — 13 editions
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“Let hunger sharpen your awareness. Abstain liquor and frivolous recreation, which dull the mind and weaken the body.”
Laura Joh Rowland, The Concubine's Tattoo

“She needed someone to worship; he needed slavish devotion. They became inseparable companions.”
Laura Joh Rowland, The Concubine's Tattoo

“Devils out! Fortune in!” they chanted. Bedding aired”
Laura Joh Rowland, Shinju



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