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Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance


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The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.


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The owner of a delightful Southern cafť tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...


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This holiday season, love is on the menu.


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A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.


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Thereís nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...



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Also by Fuminori Nakamura:

The Boy in the Earth, May 2017
Hardcover
The Kingdom, July 2016
Hardcover
The Gun, January 2016
Hardcover
Evil And The Mask, June 2013
Hardcover
The Thief, March 2012
Hardcover

The Boy in the Earth
Fuminori Nakamura

Soho Crime
May 2017
On Sale: April 25, 2017
160 pages
ISBN: 1616955945
EAN: 9781616955946
Kindle: B01JEJFCQY
Hardcover / e-Book
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Mystery | Suspense

A darkly melancholic tale that combines Scorseseís Taxi Driver and Camusí The Fall set in TokyoóNakamuraís Akutagawa Prize-winning novel, one of Japanís most prestigious literary awards, is the here translated into English for the first time and marks another high-water mark in this important writerís career.

The Akutagawa Prize-Winning Novel

As an unnamed Tokyo taxi driver works a night shift, picking up fares that offer him glimpses into the lives of ordinary people, he canít escape his own nihilistic thoughts. Almost without meaning to, he puts himself in harmís way; he canít stop daydreaming of suicide, envisioning himself returning to the earth in obsessive fantasies that soon become terrifying blackout episodes. The truth is, his longestranged father has tried to reach out to him, triggering a cascade of traumatic memories. As the cab driver wrestles with the truth about his past and the history of violence in his childhood, he must also confront his present, which is no less complicated or grim.

A precursor to Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Thief, The Boy in the Earth is a closely told character study that poses a difficult question: Are some lives so damaged they are beyond redemption? Is every child worth trying to save? A poignant and thought-provoking tour de force by one of Japanís leading literary voices.

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