Today marks the release date for the seventh Hiro Hattory mystery – with my favorite cover to date. This time, Hiro and Father Mateo find themselves facing their strangest killer yet . . . When a vengeful spirit terrorizes a mountain village, Hiro and Father Mateo must save the villagers from the phantom’s wrath. January 1566: En route to Edo, Master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo spend the night in a rural mountain village whose inhabitants live in terror of a legendary vengeful ghost. When the innkeeper’s wife is murdered and Father Mateo’s housekeeper, Ana, is blamedRead more
Susan Spann is the award-winning author of the Hiro Hattori mystery novels, featuring ninja detective Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo.
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Last week, I had a fantastic podcast chat with my close friend, and fellow author, Kerry Schafer (aka Kerry Ann King) about Japanese ghost stories, climbing mountains, and the importance of following your dreams. I even shared the background for the upcoming Hiro Hattori mystery, GHOST OF THE BAMBOO ROAD, which releases on November 12! Click through and listen at the links below! Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/authorsontheair/daring-to-chase-your-dream-with-guest-author-susan-spann Anchor FM: https://anchor.fm/creativity-quest/episodes/Daring-to-Chase-Your-Dream-with-guest-author-Susan-Spann-e8504f/a-au90pv Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6g0K5fD8nxs3up2MEKA0Dy Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/daring-to-chase-your-dream-with-guest-author-susan-spann/id1460034931?i=1000454802345 Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/creativity-quest/e/53162971 Google play: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9hODBiMDRjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz&episode=ZTQ3YWFjMGItZjE3MS1iNTFlLTQzOTUtODNkNmEzNGNjNDI5 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+R_eo7B8L8 Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/creativity-quest-6nMl0YRead more
Praise for the Hiro Hattori Novels
Spann keeps getting better . . . a taut closed-circle mystery with perilous consequences. Fans of classic whodunits will be pleased.
July, 2017 Publisher's Weekly review of BETRAYAL AT IGA
Spann once more shows herself as a master storyteller. A nail-biting tale of ninja assassins and a man who must choose between honor and his family in feudal Japan.
New York Times–bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc Investigations
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