The Pearl Diver (Severn House Large Print #7) (Paperback)

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The seventh book in Sujata Massey's Agatha and Macavity Award-winning mystery series is a witty, suspenseful story that takes its young sleuth into the Washington DC restaurant world.

A dazzling engagement ring and the promise of a fresh start bring antiques dealer and sometime sleuth Rei Shimura to Washington, DC. But just as she's starting to settle down -catching up with a long-lost cousin and undertaking a lucrative commission furnishing a trendy Japanese restaurant nearby - things begin to go haywire. First, her cousin vanishes from the restaurant's opening-night party, and then Rei is drafted to help find a Japanese war bride who disappeared 30 years earlier.

The search for both missing women becomes suspiciously linked, and along the way, Rei faces truths about herself that may change her destiny - if she lives long enough.

Praise For…

“This novel is beautifully constructed and highly emotional. Massey’s knowledge of Japanese antiques and downtown D.C. enhances the story.”
-USA Today

“Adept at crafting dead-on dialogue and juggling serious issues with humor, Massey has produced another triumph.”
-Publishers Weekly

-Rocky Mountain News (Denver)

“Sujata Massey gracefully weaves Japanese art, history, and social mores into a series narrated by a Japanese-American antiques dealer.”
-New York Times Book Review

“A riveting story.”
-Library Journal

“Sujata Massey remains a strong sustainer of suspense.”
-Baltimore Sun

“You can’t go wrong sharing the adventures of Rei Shimura.”

“A feast of delights, sure to make readers impatient for Rei Shimura’s next adventure.”
-Baltimore Sun

“Sujata Massey’s mysteries are breezy and girly and...tartly funny.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060597900
ISBN-10: 0060597909
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: July 26th, 2005
Pages: 335
Language: English
Series: Severn House Large Print