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Japanese Reader Collection Volume 6 Yuki Onna: The Easy Way to Read Japanese Folklore Tales and Stories Clay Boutwell
READ real Japanese Today! Perfect for beginning and upper beginning students of Japanese. This affordable Japanese reader contains two stories just about every Japanese knows and loves. BONUS! Get FREE MP3s of the stories read by a native Japanese voice actress. Listen while reading. The link to the MP3s is found on the last page. YUKI ONNA The Snow Woman Yuki Onna (Snow Woman) is a traditional Japanese folktale of a spirit or yōkai who appears on snowy nights in a white kimono and even whiter skin. She is beautiful, but deadly, leading unsuspecting travelers astray or killing them outright. In our story, she is both deadly and compassionate. Anchin & Kiyohime A young priest learns the danger a lie can invite. While beginners to Japanese can get a lot from this, hiragana knowledge
Carritos, A Temporal Story Clay Boutwell
This short story introduces Carritos, the endangered general in A Temporal Trust. He discovers there are others with time-bending powers like his. However these others are not content for him to remain a petty thief. Includes a FREE Audiobook MP3 Download (direct link found on first page)
Hiragana the Basics of Japanese Clay Boutwell
Want to learn Japanese? Mastering hiragana is the first step. Join the Thousands who have Mastered Hiragana in Less than Two Weeks with Clay & Yumi's Method. What if a few quirky mnemonics, helpful hints, and comprehension quizzes could enable you to read real Japanese in less than two weeks from now? Imagine being able to pick up a manga in Japanese and actually sound out the words? How about being able to read the signs in the background of your favorite anime show? What would you do with your newfound superpower!? Think about it. You will be able to do what most English speakers never will: Read Real Japanese. Well, perhaps you won't be able to understand what you read, but that's what a textbook is for.
Tanaka and the Yakuza's Daughter Clay Boutwell
"Well written and puts you into the action right away." - Larry LaVoie, author of Leap of Faith and other suspense/thriller/mystery novels. Akira Tanaka's past as an undercover agent in Tokyo's underworld has caught up with his present. Now he must find out who kidnapped his only daughter, and why. Can he rescue her before it's too late? The lives of a father, a daughter, and a yakuza's daughter are all intertwined in this fast-paced 7,500 word short story. This is the first in a series of thrilling adventures featuring Tanaka.
Two Tocks before Midnight (The Agora Mystery Series Book 1) Clay Boutwell
The Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859 When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterment of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues. But among the members, there is a traitor. Among the forgers, there is a murderer. As friends betray their own and souls are sentenced to death, suspicions and tensions mount. Only one man, Carl Brooke, has the knowledge and expertise to stop the murderer. But will he succeed? Or will the night of October 24th, 1859 forever remain an unresolved mystery? -- If you like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes books or stories set in the 19th century and with a touch of mystery, you will love Two Tocks before Midnight.