The Greatest "Mystery, Fiction, Kyoto" Books of All Time

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This list represents a comprehensive and trusted collection of the greatest books. Developed through a specialized algorithm, it brings together 305 'best of' book lists to form a definitive guide to the world's most acclaimed books. For those interested in how these books are chosen, additional details can be found on the rankings page.

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The Mystery genre is a category of books that typically involves a crime, puzzle, or enigma that needs to be solved by the protagonist or a group of characters. These books often feature suspenseful and thrilling plotlines, with unexpected twists and turns that keep readers engaged and guessing until the very end. Mystery novels can range from cozy mysteries, which are lighter and more lighthearted, to hard-boiled detective stories, which are darker and more gritty. Overall, the Mystery genre is a popular and diverse category of books that appeals to readers who enjoy solving puzzles and uncovering secrets.

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  1. 1. Claws Of The Cat by Susan Spann

    Set in 16th-century Japan, this historical mystery follows a master ninja, Hiro, and a Portuguese Jesuit priest, Father Mateo, as they work together to solve the murder of a samurai. When a geisha is accused of the crime, the duo has only three days to find the true killer before she is forced to commit seppuku, a ritual suicide. Their investigation takes them through the dangerous back alleys of Kyoto, delving into the secretive worlds of the samurai, the geisha, and the ninja themselves, revealing a web of intrigue and betrayal that threatens to tear the very fabric of society apart.

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