A bold English adventuer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in a mighty saga of a time and place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust and the struggle for power. "Superbly crafted... grips the reader like a riptide... gets the juices flowing!" - "Washington Star". "Exciting, totally absorbing... be prepared for late nights, meals unlasting, buisness unattended..." - "Philadelphia Inquirer". "Adventure and action, the suspense of danger, shocking, touching human relationships... a climactic human story". - "Los Angeles Times"