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The Thief's Mistake - A Shig Sato Mystery: Shig Sato Mystery Book 2 (The Shig Sato Mysteries)


Shig Sato Mystery Book 2

Accused of being an accomplice in an insurance fraud scheme that leads to murder, former police inspector Shig Sato begins his own investigation to clear his name and free the hapless Kobayashi twins.

He soon discovers an autistic boy knows everything about a so-called 'perfect plan' - and that the boy's life is in danger from a psychotic killer bent on revenge. The boy's mother is frightened for her son. Sato must walk a fine line between keeping the boy safe while solving the case.

You'll love this thrilling yarn, because for Shig Sato, everything becomes a race against time - find out who's behind the 'perfect plan' and save the child from a murderous madman.

Praise for 'The Thief's Mistake'

'Exquisitely plotted, realistic, and drenched in the cultural richness of late 20th century Tokyo.' - Chinky Malankis

'An entertaining mystery series.' - Robert Smith

Praise for Book 1 in the Shig Sato Mystery series, 'The Gangster's Son'

'I want to convey especially my admiration for the way Joe Brewer has blended the "exotic" culture and ubiquitous human emotions like compassion, fear and sadness.' - Bob Van Laerhoven, author of 'Baudelaire's Revenge,' a USA Best Book Awards winner

'Can't wait till the next adventure with Shig Sato.' - Dave Adair, author of 'Random Lucidity'

'I look forward to reading the next Shig Sato mystery.' - Mark Fine, author of 'The Zebra Affaire'

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Joseph Mark Brewer

Joe developed a love of reading, travel, and an interest in the world at an early age. An enlistment as a journalist in the U.S. Navy allowed him to visit more than 40 cities in Europe and Asia. Since then he has worked as a writer and editor at newspapers in the U.S., Japan and Canada. His Shig Sato Mystery series is based on his ex-pat days in Tokyo. These days, both fiction and non-fiction work demands most of his time. On any given day, it's a toss-up which one prevails.

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