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FICTION / MARTIAL ARTS

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Praise and aWards FOr PreViOUs COnnOr BUrKe BOOKs

“The plot is original and crafty… The characters are fresh and interesting…

The dialogue is sharp… The story is entirely absorbing.”

–Booklist
(starred review)

“Peppered with musings of Eastern philosophy, gritty cop lingo, and

occasional understated humor, this mystery [series]… will appeal to all

kinds of readers, not just martial arts aficionados.”
–Publisher’s Weekly

“Donohue kicks out prose that is as fluid as the martial arts moves

he so eloquently describes.”
–Library Journal

In the withered and unforgiving landscape of the American Southwest,

Connor Burke must pierce the cloud of mystery surrounding the death

of notorious ‘mystic’ and best-selling author Elliot Westmann.

Hired by the deceased’s estranged daughter, Burke discovers that

Westmann’s unfinished manuscripts may contain cryptic details that local

border smugglers might kill to keep secret. As Burke digs deeper, facts get

convoluted and events get downright dangerous. He soon realizes that

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he is in way over his head. His only hope is to take matters into his own

hands, using his fighting skills and the aid and guidance of his warrior-

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teacher Yamashita.

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John Donohue
is the author of the award-winning Connor Burke

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martial art thrillers
Sensei, Deshi,
and
Tengu
. An anthropologist who

researches and trains in the martial arts, he is associate editor for the

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Journal of Asian Martial Arts
and member of the advisory board for the

National Association of Professional Martial Artists. John Donohue, a

black belt in karate and kendo, resides near New Haven, Connecticut.

Cover design by Axie Breen

ISBN-13: 978-1-59439-210-8

ISBN-10: 1-59439-210-2

Author photo by Kathleen Donohue

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