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The Bullet Train Murder

(Josie Clark in Japan mysteries #3)

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When a body’s found on Japan’s famous bullet train it’s got nothing to do with Josie Clark. Or has it?

Tokyo-based expat Londoner Josie Clark hopes her transfer to Osaka will give her career a boost, even though it means commuting weekly on the bullet train.

But when a colleague is found stabbed to death on the train she’s forced to take a fresh look at her fellow workers. O
Paperback, 296 pages
Published May 14th 2016
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Welcome back Josie! Ah I do like these books and you can tell Fran loves Japan and really enjoys putting Tokyo and now Osaka on the map. I enjoy these stories for the little details such as the Japanese way of eating noodles, the three types of bullet train, why there is apparently no mile high club (and the train equivalent) There’s just enough characters to get to know them all but not so few as to immediately spot the killer.

Josie is a good expat – she
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Fran Pickering is a London-based murder mystery writer who's travelled extensively in Japan. Her experiences there provide the inspiration for the Josie Clark in Japan mystery series. When not in Japan she's usually out dancing.

She writes about London art and events with a Japanese connection on her blog, Sequins and Cherry Blossom

Find out more on her website,

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