ORDER THE BOOK E-BOOK Kindle Apple Books Google Play NOOK Kobo The Miko Nicholas Linnear #2 Description The New York Times–bestselling novel in . The Miko (Nicholas Linnear, book 2) by Eric Van Lustbader – book cover, description, publication history. Van Lustbader’s hero is again half-Japanese businessman Nicholas Linnear, now fight-hand man to his father-in-law Raphael Tomkin–despite.

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Van Lustbader’s hero is again half-Japanese businessman Nicholas Linnear, now fight-hand man to his father-in-law Raphael Tomkin–despite the fury of wife Justine who still hates Tomkindespite Tomkin’s villainous doings in The Ninja, But then, when Tomkin and Nicholas go to Japan to arrange a super-merger with Sato Petrochemicals, the violence begins once more. It’s the kind of tale one can really only tell in a book.

Indigo Prophecy also known as Fahrenheit is a Shenmue-esque psychological, crime, and investigation thriller. I think I’ll leave Linnear to his cherry blossoms and plovers wheeling playfully in the sky. Either way, it was the most interesting book in the box, and I figured I needed to do something with my East Asian Studies major. Miko are temple handmaidens, trained in various arts, often fortune telling, not priestesses, and below the priest in hierarchy but a very prestigious role albeit in part servile.

It probably would have been better if someone told me this was urban fantasy.

The Miko (Nicholas Linnear, #2) by Eric Van Lustbader

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. He is the author of more than twenty-five best-selling novels, fan The Ninja, in which he introduced Nicholas Linnear, one of modern fiction’s most beloved and enduring heroes.

Dont get me wrong. Things it’s possible to learn in Japan? Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village. Nara Prefecture Japan Spring Present.


The various story line can be confusing ,but it adds intrigue into this book. Oct 17, Meichan rated it really liked it.


Be the first to discover new talent! Much of the Japanese bit of this book is Eastern philosophy fantasy. Interesting book on Japanese Cultural differences and human relations. It’s believable because there is a believable world constructed around our heroes and villains. I’ve played a million games, and I’ve rocked them all. In Tokyo, Linnear finds far more to worry about than the intricacies of Japanese business. So the It’s amazing to read this series 30 years after it was first published.

In the bustling city, Linnear finds far more to worry about than the intricacies of Japanese business. I struggled through it and just learn there’s more in the series! A very solid work and all the justification needed for me to read then next one. Most were leaders in the largest companies in the country and were needed to grow Japan back and into democratic rules so as to be a beacon and firewall against the rise of Communism in the area.

Selected pages Table of Contents. If you can get past the anachronisms, its an intricate and complex story weaving together the past and the present, Eastern and Western cultures and some dynamic martial art sequences involving Ninjutsu, Aikido, Sumo and others. But what I like about here is the contention and doubts Nicholas felt at the end part of the story.

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‘The Ninja’ and ‘The Miko’ by Eric Van Lustbader

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It should be noted that the Indigo Prophecy developers are now hard at work finishing up Heavy Rain, a game similar to Fahrenheit but with an improved quick-time event experience. Most of the dialogue? I gave up about ths way through this book. Someone is vividly sliced hearts, chopped-off feet killing off various employees at the Sato company.


Want to Read saving…. Getsumei no michi as interpreted by EVL? Nicholas didn’t wow me. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I would enjoy seeing things slowed down as I pinpoint every single pressure point on my enemy’s body. Drawn into a tangle of corporate intrigue, international espionage, and hedonistic sex, Linnear will have to put revenge on hold if he is to leave Japan alive.

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Mjko I am a bit disappointed with this book. But although he may look American, a childhood spent in the dojos of Japan taught Linnear that vengeance must never be hurried.

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This is the second reading for me. There was a problem adding your email address. If you’re interested in East Asian culture, not J-Pop or anime, but deeply ingrained beliefs about social status and how it affects everyday communication, then the Ninja is a must-read series.

Questionable physiological feats by the characters also lowered the score compared to The Ninja where these skills were perhaps more believable. This sets in motion the thriller that is faced paced and set in both the U. Lustbader wrote five more novels in the series, all centered on Nicholas Linnear, a half-Western, half-Chinese, raised in Japan ninja. Jul 11, J-Man rated it did not like it.

Jun 22, James Neal rated it it was amazing. A lustbaderr solid work and all the justification needed for me to read then next one. Now, we see Linnear breaks and tries to mend himself. This series is as much about that struggle as it is about the opposition that he faces. Intense, but for entirely the wrong reasons.