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Emmi Maeda comes into possession of an antique and plunges through time-into feudal Japan and the world of samurai. Los Angles, present day Emiko 'Emmi' Maeda set aside her studies following the sudden death of her father. Estranged from her mother and brother and burdened with guilt over her role in the tragic accident, she moves in with her godfather Jake and comes into ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 12th 2016 by Totally Bound Publishing (first published 2009)
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Tiffany N
Oct 07, 2009 Tiffany N rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Emmi is a young woman still grieving from the accidental death of her father which she feels is her responsibility. She is a bit more "lost" than many college age kids and when her Uncle Jake offers her a part in a samurai flick the last thing she expects is to actually be transported back to feudal Japan.

I think this time-travel romance can be a challenging read because many would assume an e-book should be a quick and light read. The rich cultural detail and large cast from many social backgr
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Lexie
Apr 18, 2014 Lexie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Going into Falling Through Glass I wasn't sure what to expect. By in large my experiences with western written Asian historicals has been choppy, with some authors using movies as guidelines for behavior, etiquette and accuracy more then good old research. The blurb caught my attention however since its set during one of my favorite time periods (the Edo Period) and its not strictly historical.

At first the writing was very jarring and told more of the story then actually letting it flow. There
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Dec 05, 2016 Molly Lolly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Four and a half stars!
This story was amazing! I loved the way Ms. Sheridan wove the past and present together while maintaining the integrity of historical fact. I loved being immersed into life in Kyoto right before the end of the last shogunate and the start of the rebellion that started the modern era of Japan. Beyond the fact that it’s not a period and location that I’ve seen often in romance, you truly get the feel you’re there with these characters.
Emiko was a
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