“Through the seething jungles of Mindanao, across the baking emptiness of Mongolia and into the Dear Leader’s personal pleasure dome.”
My 2003 novel Dragon Dance has just been re-issued in digital form at the extraordinary bargain price of $3.91.
Here is a manga about Japan’s future written by me and illustrated by the eminent manga artist Toshio Ban, a disciple and former assistant of “the god of manga” Osamu Tezuka. The piece was originally intended for McKinsey’s Reimagining Japan book, but relegated to the webiste at the last minute in the wake of the 3/11 disasters.
That’s the theme of my most recent book, Maximum Target, published under the pseudonym of Martin Gower.
Japanese language. Thriller about the take-over of a scandal-drenched Japanese bank by a mysterious foreign private equity firm.
Japan, China and the US in a deadly geopolitical triangle featuring terrorism, assassinations and rock musicians. According to the Daily Yomiuri, “an absorbing and visceral read.”
Japanese version of Dragon Dance.
Mori rides again. The down-at-heel ex-radical private eye takes on a sinister software entrepreneur, psychotic gangsters, and wild wild strippers. “One of the best detective novels ever written,” according to Publishers Weekly.
Shinjuku-based private eye Mori confronts a crazed religious cult, financial shenanigans, bad men and worse women. “An engrossing and illuminating thriller” according to Kirkus Reviews.
Seedy private eye Mori in the midst of money wars. “Alternately a thriller a whodunit and a soft-porn page-turner,” according to Publishers Weekly. “A fresh and very clever thriller,” according to Kirkus Reviews