The Masao Masuto Mysteries Volume One

by Howard Fast (Author)
Excerpt

A collection of thrilling murder mysteries featuring “an unusually interesting detective” from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Spartacus (The Washington Star).

Japanese-American Beverly Hills homicide detective Masao Masuto is a karate expert, a devotee of roses, and a Zen Buddhist. He does his job with a cool, caustic wit—and with surprising force when necessary. He possesses a singular sense of justice, taking action on his own and occasionally pushing the boundaries of the law . . .
 
The Case of the Angry Actress: When a Hollywood mogul drops dead at his own party, Detective Masuto must dig into the darkest secrets of the magnate’s past. Now he must uncover a secret worth killing for before someone else dies.
 
“A good fast-paced thriller.” —Reader’s Syndicate
 
The Case of the One-Penny Orange: Masuto has a break-in and a murder to solve, both of which are baffling. But when he suspects a connection between the two crimes, he uncovers a bizarre conspiracy that reaches back to the darkest days of World War II.
 
“A finely perceived mystery puzzle . . . an unusually interesting detective.” —The Washington Star
 
The Case of the Russian Diplomat: When a dead body is found in a pool at a high-class hotel notorious for its illicit activities, Matsuo finds himself hunting for a killer and tangled in a web of espionage and international intrigue.
 
“An enjoyable, highly professional entertainment.” —The New Yorker
 
The Case of the Poisoned Eclairs: A pleasant lull in murder cases is broken when a series of unusual poisoning deaths puts Masuto on the hunt for someone whose terrifying vendetta has only just begun.
 
“A consummate storyteller.” —The Baltimore Sun
 

Protection
DRM Protected
Format
EPUB
Publication date
December 18, 2018
Publisher
Collection
Page count
750
ISBN
9781504057639
File size
5 MB