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The Thief's Mistake - A Shig Sato Mystery: Shig Sato Mystery Book 2 (The Shig Sato Mysteries) by [Joseph Mark Brewer]

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This book was a definite page turner. I'm a writer and I thought the plot was expertly planned and executed and I was so impressed by how well the characters were portrayed. There is a line in Chapter 17 "I suspected something might happen, but I didn't think it would come to this." and that is exactly how I felt about this story. The author kept me guessing until the final chapter. -- RLH (Sakura), Amazon reviewerThis moving, well paced novel is the second entry in Joseph Mark Brewer's unique Shig Sato series. It is exquisitely plotted, realistic, and drenched in the cultural richness of late 20th century Tokyo. Brewer's characters are unfailingly complex and authentic. Readers will have empathy even for the "bad guys". Combining elements of police procedural and private eye genres, this book is a gritty masterpiece. Highly recommended! -- Chinky Malankis, Amazon reviewerThis was an awesome story as I have come to expect from the author. Full of action and suspense throughout the story. It kept my attention throughout throughout the story and I didn't guess how it would turn out. Unusual for me. -- Tony, Amazon reviewerWonderful character development, and the plot is interesting with nice twists and turns. Extremely well paced, and I'm very particular about that. -- hmusgrove, Amazon reviewerThis is a great book. It grabbed my attention from the first page and kept me intrigued until the very end. I enjoyed the way it was written and there were just enough twist and turns to keep me interested. -- Sharon, Amazon reviewer

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The Thief's Mistake begins several weeks after the events described in The Gangster's Son. Shig Sato is retired from the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department and has spend the summer mourning the death of his beloved wife, Miki.Sato is plucked from his mourning by his friend, Ken Abe. He returns to Tokyo from his family home in Takatsu to discover the Kobayashi twins have been arrested for murder. Sato believes this is a ridiculous claim  and reluctantly agrees to investigate. He soon discovers that his enemies in the department will stop do damage his reputation and ruin his life.When an autistic boy becomes the target of the suspect Sato is following, it becomes a race against time to keep the child safe while catching a murderous madman.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00UQRXBNA
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ April 28, 2015
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 714 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 269 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 31 ratings

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Joe Brewer studied music and art before committing to the craft of writing. His Shig Sato Mystery series is based on his many years living and working in Japan. These days he lives in South Texas, where he continues his creative endeavors. Feel free to drop him a note at joe@josephmarkbrewer.com, stop by www.josephmarkbrewer.com or visit www.facebook.com/josephmarkbrewer.

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