Happy Release Day, GHOST OF THE BAMBOO ROAD!

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 blamed

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A Ghostly Chat With Kerry Schafer’s Creativity Quest!

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-6nMl0Y

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CLIMB

CLIMB

I’m thrilled to announce that the memoir about my #100Summits journey, titled CLIMB, will release on January 2020 from Prometheus Books! From the jacket: After more than forty years of living “safe and scared,” California attorney and mystery author Susan Spann decided to break free by climbing one hundred of Japan’s most famous mountains, inspired by a classic list of hyakumeizan peaks. But when an unexpected cancer diagnosis forced her to confront her deepest fears, the mountains of Japan became the setting for an even more transformative journey from pain and fear to a new life fueled by hope, confidence, and strength.

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