Kazuko has tattoos on her body and deadly secrets in her heart. Employed as a house guard in a brothel in the infamous Yoshiwara pleasure district of Edo, the Shogun's capital city, she also earns money intimidating gamblers who owe debts to the local gang. The life she has built with her disfigured lover, Mayumi, is good until the day the gang boss, Oni, hires her to kill a samurai who jilted his daughter. Her blood-soaked act unleashes a powerful spirit of vengeance that threatens to destroy everyone around her, including those she would sacrifice her life and her soul to protect. For Kazuko to save herself and Mayumi, she must overcome terrifying supernatural threats as well as the violent hazards known as the "Flowers of Edo." A ghost bent on destruction...A city in flames!
Used availability for Nene Adams's Flower's of Edo
September 2010 : USA Paperback