The heir to the shogun is found brutally murdered with samurai sleuth Sano Ichiros pregnant wife Reiko laying beside him naked and covered in blood. Sano seeks the truth behind the Rashomon-like accounts of the murder, in Rowlands latest mystery, set in 17th-century Japan. Martins Press.

Red Chrysanthemum 2007, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312948375

Mass-market paperback

Red Chrysanthemum 2006, Minotaur Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312355326