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Dale Furutani (b. December 1, 1946, Hilo, Hawaii) is the first Asian American to win major mystery writing awards. He has won the Anthony Award and the Macavity Award and has been nominated for the Agatha Award. His book, The Toyotomi Blades, was selected as the best mystery of 1997 by the Internet Critics Group. He has been called "the best known of Japanese American writers".

Furutani's family came from Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan to Hawaii in 1896. He was raised in San Pedro, California, where he attended school. He has a degree in Creative Writing from California State University, Long Beach, and an MBA in Marketing from UCLA. In addition to his writing career, he has held positions as Parts Marketing Manager for Yamaha Motorcycles, Director of Information Systems for Nissan USA, and CIO of

He has written mysteries set in modern Los Angeles and Tokyo as well as a mystery trilogy set in 1603 Japan. He has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and have been on the Mystery Writers of America national bestseller list, the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List for all fiction, and numerous local mystery bestseller lists. He has been invited to speak at the U. S. Library of Congress several times as both a mystery writer and an Asian American writer. He has also been invited to speak at numerous writer's and mystery conventions.

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Total Books: 19
Asian Pulp
2015 - Asian Pulp (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781514752180
ISBN-10: 1514752182
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

The Curious Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in Japan
A morte lo shogun
2009 - A Morte Lo Shogun (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788871685281
ISBN-10: 8871685288

2001 - Kill the Shogun a Samurai Mystery [Thorndike Press Large Print Mystery Series] (Hardcover)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Kill The Shogun
2000 - Kill the Shogun (Audio Cassette)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780736656450
ISBN-10: 0736656456

Kill the Shogun A Samurai Mystery
2000 - Kill the Shogun a Samurai Mystery [Samurai Mysteries Hardcover] (Hardcover)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780688158194
ISBN-10: 0688158196
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

The Toyotomi Blades
2000 - The Toyotomi Blades (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780736649933
ISBN-10: 073664993X
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Substores

Death at the Crossroads
Jade Palace Vendetta
1999 - Jade Palace Vendetta (Audio Cassette)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780736646567
ISBN-10: 0736646566
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Death At The Crossroads
1999 - Death at the Crossroads (Audio Cassette)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780736646192
ISBN-10: 0736646191
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

Jade Palace Vendetta A Samurai Mystery
1999 - Jade Palace Vendetta a Samurai Mystery [Samurai Mysteries Hardcover] (Hardcover)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780688158187
ISBN-10: 0688158188
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

Tod in Little Tokyo
1999 - Tod in Little Tokyo (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783502516934
ISBN-10: 3502516936

Death In Little Tokyo
1999 - Death in Little Tokyo (Audio Cassette)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780736644143
ISBN-10: 0736644148

The Toyotomi Blades
1998 - The Toyotomi Blades [Ken Tanaka, Bk 2] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780312966676
ISBN-10: 0312966679
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Death at the Crossroads
1998 - Death at the Crossroads [Matsuyama Kaze, Bk 1] (Hardcover)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780688158170
ISBN-10: 068815817X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

The Toyotomi Blades A Ken Tanaka Mystery
1997 - The Toyotomi Blades a Ken Tanaka Mystery [Ken Tanaka Mystery] (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780312170509
ISBN-10: 0312170505
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Death in Little Tokyo
1997 - Death in Little Tokyo [Ken Tanaka, No 1] (Paperback)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780312963231
ISBN-10: 0312963238
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Death in Little Tokyo A Ken Tanaka Mystery
1996 - Death in Little Tokyo a Ken Tanaka Mystery (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312145804
ISBN-10: 0312145802
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

La trilogie de Matsuyama Kaze
La Trilogie De Matsuyama Kaze [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782264058508
ISBN-10: 2264058501