By Richard Goodfellow
A riveting debut mystery with the twists and turns of “North by way of Northwest” and The enterprise approximately an American in Japan who comes upon a mysterious decades-old diary, and finally ends up stuck in an internet of worldwide espionage he can't most likely fathom.
Max Travers is an English instructor in Japan. while his manipulative boss starts off swindling the unsuspecting mom and dad of his scholars, Max needs to retrieve his passport to come back domestic. Max sneaks into her place of work in simple terms to bump into a burglary-in-progress. Max slightly escapes, yet unintentionally takes a wierd diary sure in leather-based and embossed with a wierd seal. Little does Max understand that this diary has been hidden for over part a century, and its secrets and techniques may possibly topple a few of Japan’s strongest humans and rewrite the background of the royal family.
Max quickly unearths himself at the run from every person from tattooed Yakuza to the japanese police and a
mysterious American who has ties within the optimum areas, all keen to kill for the diary’s secrets and techniques. together with his and girlfriend's lives within the stability, Max needs to decipher the diary's secrets and techniques in a richly certain and impressive mystery that covers every little thing from international battle II to Watergate.
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