As Japan’s factions head to war, this extraordinary new historical fiction series takes us into the heart of life as a Samurai
Japan’s warlords are on the march and nothing is as it appears. After a failed assassination attempt on the Emperor, an anonymous samurai is coerced into a suicide mission that w...more
Wow! This was a good one. I wasn't sure at first then bang the action started. I hope the author continues the girl's story, you want to know more about her, who she really is and how she will develop as a samurai. It would make an excellent film and I recommend it to everyone. I hope we don't have to wait too long for the next one.
Story: It is what an action flick would look like on paper. Not a very intellectual plot, but lots of running around and killing people. Change this to Dubai 2020 and use FBI/CIA agents and it could be part of the Mission Impossible franchise.
Characters: Little to no development. The main character is Tom Cruise. See my previous comment.
Word choice: Cringe-worthy. At some point the main character strait up says "Ohayo" in stead of "Good Morn ...more
I chose 4 stars as the book flowed well for the most part, but occasionally dragged a bit. The characters states true to what little I know about the Shogunate period and his weaving of the plot fit well. I would definitely read more from this author and look forward to further adventures from the new protagonist.