The Earthquake Bird
Not so much a murder mystery as I expected, but more a story about relationships and how past life not only comes back to haunt you, but also shapes who and what you are. ... Waterlily
Mysterious Press, March 2003, 23.95, 224 pp.
Runa Wong is a Japanese woman in her mid-twenties who teaches in a private high school English to fifth year male students. She is having an affair with one of her pupils until she receives a letter threatening her with death and accompanied by a photograph showing her and the student leaving a love motel. Rather than face the consequences, Runa flees to Shanghai where she hopes to me...