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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Barry Lancet Narrator: Scott Brick Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jim Brodie Series Release Date: September 2014 ISBN: 9781442370180
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“Best P.I. Novel” —Shamus Award FINALIST

In a “sophisticated international thriller” (The New York Times Book Review) from “a fresh voice in crime fiction” (Kirkus Reviews), antiques dealer-turned-PI Jim Brodie takes on an elusive group of killers hunting for a long-lost treasure with a dangerous history.

After wading through the tragedy of San Francisco’s Japantown murders, struggling antiques dealer Jim Brodie is back in Japan for a well-earned vacation. But checking in at the PI firm Brodie inherited from his father, he immediately acquires a new case: a Japanese World War II veteran shows up and spins a dark story connected to the war and a pair of violent home invasions committed in the Tokyo only days earlier.

Brodie agrees to provide protection for the old warrior, but soon an unexpected murder shocks him and his crew, and they begin a wild ride through the worlds of war atrocities, Japanese kendo clubs, the backstreets of Yokohama’s unfathomable Chinatown, and Chinese spies. With the crusty PI Noda at his side, Brodie pokes around where he’s not wanted, and when a friend is delivered up to him in pieces Brodie is once again running for his life—while seeking the answers he needs to save it.

Barry Lancet “imbues Tokyo Kill with a vivid sense of Japan, from sections of Tokyo that only a native would know about the meticulous research into the country’s history and legends…Lancet hit the ground running…with his superb debut, Japantown, and continues that winning streak with Tokyo Kill” (The New York Times/AP). Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A stellar novel of action, adventure, and intrigue. Jim Brodie is a true twenty-first century hero, part of the new, gritty mythos, warts and all, but capable of turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. On page after page of Tokyo Kill skeletons bang on every closet door longing to be set free—and Barry Lancet delivers.”

    Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Lincoln Myth

  • “The author’s familiarity with Japanese history and culture, combined with his storytelling skills, make this a first-rate mystery…This second book is a clear indicator that Lancet considers Jim Brodie a series-worthy character. He’d be right, too.”

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About the Author

Barry Lancet has lived in Japan for more than twenty-five years. His former position as an editor at one of the nation’s largest publishers gave him access to the inner circles in traditional and business fields most outsiders are never granted, and an insider’s view that informs his writing. His debut novel, Japantown, has been optioned by J. J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, in association with Warner Bros.

About the Narrator

Scott Brick, actor, narrator, and writer, attended UCLA and spent ten years in a traveling Shakespeare company. Passionate about the spoken word, he has narrated a wide variety of audiobooks, from thrillers and science fiction to classics and nonfiction. He has recorded more than eight hundred audiobooks and won over fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards and several of the prestigious Audie Awards. He was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine and the Voice of Choice for 2016 by Booklist magazine.