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The Ninja: An Ennin Mystery #4

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An evil daimyo ('great lord') has been found poisoned inside his locked bedchamber...
Ennin is presented with a seemingly unsolvable mystery - just how did the daimyo's assassin first enter and then leave this inaccessible room, located high up in a heavily-guarded castle... ?

This story is available as part of THE ENNIN MYSTERIES: COLLECTED STORIES 1-5

This is the 4th Ennin Mystery.

'I have become a big fan of Ben Stevens. He writes extremely well... ' Lloyd Tackitt, bestselling author of A DISTANT EDEN and EDEN'S WARRIORS.?(Amazon US ***** review for THE WHISTLER: A MURDERER'S TALE.)

Amazon reviews for ENNIN (various titles)

'Once you start this, I'm betting you won't be able to set it down until you finish it... ' Judy

'A fascinating crime-mystery book... The author weaves intrigue, subterfuge and cunning into a very enjoyable story... ' J. Cepeda

'The Ennin mysteries are an absolute delight... ' SSHP

'In the tradition of Holmes and Watson, transferred to Japan... Historical setting and cultural background are excellently researched... ' D. Werdin

'Wonderful... Like a Japanese room arrangement with clean lines keeping clutter to a minimum... ' AcerAcer

'This Japanese detective is a fine addition to the burgeoning field of Asian historical detectives which began with Judge Dee (China) and runs through I.P. Parker's Akitada... ' Mcb.

'If you like the Akitada books, you will enjoy this... ' Mamakile

'The Sensei is a brilliant detective. Ben Stevens, as always rocks. He's one heck of a storyteller... ' Lisa

'Atmosphere, poetry and menace... Conan Doyle-ish... ' ThisandThat

'A feudal Japanese Sherlock Holmes... This ever-evolving excellent series... Vivid imagery and graphic detail which are a trademark of this writer... ' Deborah Chaytor

'Try it... and like it... I don't look for mysteries from the middle ages, even ones set in Japan, but for some reason I love this series... Well-written... ' Amazon Customer

'The story develops wonderfully... ' Dave. N

'Loved it!... Simply amazed... I thoroughly enjoyed this read... ' Edwina Callan

'Cleverly written and filled with facts regarding old Japan... Very similar to Holmes and Watson... ' Eileen Sedgwick

'Good job. Very enjoyable... ' Sid

'If you like the Akitada books, you will enjoy this... ' Mamakile

'I loved this... Very finely written... ' MaidenStull

'A prime example of deductive reasoning, set within feudal Japan... ' Jennifer

'Ennin and his faithful servant are the Holmes and Watson of the East. The mysteries are well plotted. Sesshu is the Moriarty of the piece. If you are a Sherlock fan you should like Ennin... ' Amazon Customer, NJ United States

'I hope to see more of these types of stories... ' Kris Patterson

'The mysteries are intriguing and unusual... Couldn't put the stories down... Well worth the price... ' Jay Gold

'Good book... the story takes you back in time... ' Santex

'Delightful short story... Enjoy!... ' PeaTee (TOP 500 REVIEWER)

'Atmospheric, intriguing and entertaining... feels as if it is both contemporary and traditional. A rare achievement... ' Kenny51

'Interesting... I enjoyed the puzzles set... ' Pixie

'I will keep ordering these as these are the kind of stories I like... ' Ralph A. Lanham

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  • Publication Date: September 20, 2013
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Print Length: 20 Pages
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