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The Samurai Wizard (Wizard #5)

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Tokyo, Japan, the twenty-third century: a thriving metropolis, powered by a blend of technology and magic. But some inhuman entity is murdering women in the Land of the Rising Sun, and Inspector Akiro Katayama, sorcerer agent in charge of crimes involving magic, has just one clue to work with--a dragon's scale.

Enlisting the aid of Japan's greatest wizard and a streetwise h
Mass Market Paperback, 214 pages
Published April 1st 1991 by Warner Books (NY)
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Jun 03, 2009 rated it liked it
Decent, similar to the previous books, but with a twist. Glad to see that something is being different, but for the most part it was the same as formula as the previous books. Plot twist makes me wonder about the other books though. I am excited to see how it all pans out now.
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Jun 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
His words are awesome. Spellbinding as if you are the characters. That's a story teller and one that keep you reading never wanting to put it down.
Mar 31, 2011 rated it really liked it
plot still a bit formulaic but good sense of place, vivid settings interesting char, dev
Jim Razinha
Dec 21, 2011 rated it liked it
Fluffy, but still imaginative, and though getting a little thin, I will go ahead and re-read the last four after I take up a few unrelateds I've set aside on my nightstand.
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