Laura Joh Rowland

Laura Joh Rowland


Born
The United States
Website

Genre

Influences
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 · 21,853 ratings · 1,663 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
Shinju (Sano Ichiro, #1)

3.83 avg rating — 3,082 ratings — published 1994 — 25 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Concubine's Tattoo (San...

3.86 avg rating — 1,837 ratings — published 1998 — 19 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bundori (Sano Ichiro, #2)

3.89 avg rating — 1,772 ratings — published 1996 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Samurai's Wife (Sano Ic...

3.94 avg rating — 1,564 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Black Lotus (Sano Ichiro, #6)

3.84 avg rating — 1,335 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Way of the Traitor  (Sa...

3.90 avg rating — 1,378 ratings — published 1997 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Pillow Book of Lady Wis...

3.90 avg rating — 1,193 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Dragon King's Palace (S...

3.87 avg rating — 1,084 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Perfumed Sleeve (Sano I...

3.90 avg rating — 1,053 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Snow Empress (Sano Ichi...

3.80 avg rating — 972 ratings — published 2007 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Laura Joh Rowland…
Shinju Bundori The Way of the Traitor The Concubine's Tattoo The Samurai's Wife Black Lotus The Pillow Book of Lady Wis...
(18 books)
by
3.87 avg rating — 20,322 ratings

The Secret Adventures of Ch... Bedlam
(2 books)
by
3.24 avg rating — 857 ratings

The Ripper's Shadow A Mortal Likeness
(2 books)
by
3.61 avg rating — 669 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“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



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Laura to Goodreads.