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Tanaka and the Yakuza’s Daughter

Tanaka and the Yakuza’s Daughter

“Well written and puts you into the action right away.” – Larry LaVoie, author of Leap of Faith and…

A Temporal Trust (The Temporal Book 2)

A Temporal Trust (The Temporal Book 2)

BOOK TWO in The Temporal series: After stopping a terrorist plot to position a murderer as president, Sam Williams…

JAPANESE BOOKS

Ninja Penguin Talks Japanese in Japan

Ninja Penguin Talks Japanese in Japan

Learn about the 47 prefectures of Japan while mastering 500 important beginner level Japanese words. MP3s totaling over one…

Momotaro the Peach Boy

Momotaro the Peach Boy

    Read Real Japanese with Free MP3s ** Recommended for Beginners of Japanese ** Read the most famous…

Learn Japanese through Dialogues: at the Restaurant

Learn Japanese through Dialogues: at the Restaurant

Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! This was created for upper beginners of Japanese….

Kotowaza, Japanese Proverbs and Sayings

Kotowaza, Japanese Proverbs and Sayings

    NEWLY REVISED and EXPANDED: Now with a FREE download link including all MP3s of the proverbs and…

About the Author

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Clay Boutwell and his wife Yumi are the authors of several top ten books on learning Japanese, including: Hiragana, the Basics of Japanese, and Hikoichi, the first in their popular Japanese Reader Collection series.

They currently have nearly two dozen Japanese language related titles and are slowly adding more readers and study guides. As an added bonus, every book includes free downloadable MP3s of every Japanese word and sentence in the books.

But Clay has always dreamed of being a… paperback writer!

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And one day after listening to that LP, he began what would become Tanaka and the Yakuza’s Daughter—blending his love for Japanese culture and Brad Thor (er, love for the man’s books, that is).

His fiction includes thrillers (the Tanaka Series), Sherlock Holmes-esque mysteries (Two Tocks before Midnight, The Penitent Thief, etc), and, yes, superheroes! (The Temporal Series)

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