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by H.J. Brues
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La Crimson Femme
La Crimson Femme rated it 6 years ago
Take a detailed tour into the Yakuza way of life. If this is how the Yakuza code is really like, I can see why it is so appealing. Ms. Brues creates a rich world showcasing both Japanese culture and gangster code of honour. I bought into it all. If this is all researched well, I have just taken an i...
Book Clever
Book Clever rated it 6 years ago
I was all set up and ready to give this book a 5. I really loved the writing style, the story, the characters, everything (even if at first I had my doubts with all the Japanese words thrown around; there is, after all, a fine line between rightful tossing of foreign words and sounding like you're w...
Mel's Book Blog
Mel's Book Blog rated it 6 years ago
This is quite simply one of the best books I have read in a very long time. Extremely well written. The love scenes were not only sensual and primal, but very emotionally charged. Just a phenomenal read.
Mel's Book Blog
Mel's Book Blog rated it 6 years ago
This is quite simply one of the best books I have read in a very long time. Extremely well written. The love scenes were not only sensual and primal, but very emotionally charged. Just a phenomenal read.
The Yak Reads
The Yak Reads rated it 7 years ago
3.5 stars
TTG
TTG rated it 7 years ago
3.5 stars. A rich, character-driven m/m romance about a yakuza underboss and an American artist who fall for each other and struggle with some of the challenges that derive from the different worlds they live in.I thought this was a strong book, and I enjoyed most of it, but there were two factors t...
jilrene reads
jilrene reads rated it 7 years ago
4.5 starsExcellent story! I don’t know much about the Yakuza, but I do know just a little about Japanese culture. I believe this author has done her research and created a story with a solid foundation. The writing is also well done. I really felt like I was there, listening and observing. In the b...
No Glitter Blown
No Glitter Blown rated it 8 years ago
Loved it. This is another instance of where my reaction to a book has totally fried the wires in my brain that make for a useful review. So short and sweet, here it goes. This books plays so many cards at the same time that it a total immersion. The characterizations are awesome--even secondary and ...
Loederkoningin
Loederkoningin rated it 8 years ago
Will I ever manage to finish this albatross? If only the actual book was as interesting as the cover. Doh.*Stalled on page 100ish*
Jessica'a Books!
Jessica'a Books! rated it 8 years ago
overuse of some words. like gaijin. first time i ever heard of it ~ and i have no idea when they are speaking english or japanese... Needs a Sequel
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