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Massey, Sujata

Overview
Works: 25 works in 187 publications in 9 languages and 7,720 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Historical fiction  Spy stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sujata Massey
 
Most widely held works by Sujata Massey
The pearl diver by Sujata Massey( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dazzling engagement ring and the promise of a fresh start bring antiques dealer and sometime-sleuth Rei Shimura to Washington, D.C. But just as she's starting to settle down--catching up with a long lost cousin and undertaking a lucrative commission furnishing a trendy Japanese restaurant nearby--things begin to go haywire. First, the cousin vanishes from the restaurant's opening-night party, and then Rei is drafted to help find a Japanese war bride who disappeared thirty years ago
The samurai's daughter by Sujata Massey( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antiques dealer Rei Shimura is in San Francisco visiting her parents and researching a personal project to trace the story of 100 years of Japanese decorative arts through her own family's history. But Rei's work is interrupted by the arrival of her long-distance boyfriend, lawyer Hugh Glendinning, who is involved in a class action lawsuit on behalf of people forced to engage in slave labor for Japanese companies during World War II." Suddenly, when one of Hugh's clients is murdered, their two projects intertwine. Before long, Rei uncovers troubling facts about her own family's actions during the war. As she starts to unravel the truth and search for a killer, the notions of family ties and loyalty take on an entirely new meaning.--from Publisher description
The bride's kimono by Sujata Massey( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antiques dealer Rei Shimura's job of transporting a packet of nineteenth-century kimonos from Tokyo to Washington, D.C. goes badly wrong when one of the kimonos is stolen from REi's hotel room and a woman is found dead with Rei's passport in her pocket
Girl in a box by Sujata Massey( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronically underemployed Rei Shimura takes a freelance gig with a Washington, D.C., alphabet agency that just might have ties to the CIA. Her mission, should she choose to accept it, is to go undercover as a clerk in a big Tokyo department store. It's a tricky and risky assignment, but it also gives Rei the opportunity to check out all the latest fashions and use her store discount to indulge her shopping impulses. Meanwhile, hile, she's listening in on conversations not meant for her and crashing a conference she's not invited to. She winds up fending off the advances of a couple of the store's executives who seem to be fascinated by her navel ring. When her cover is blown, Rei is in big trouble, and it will take all her resourcefulness and unorthodox methods to unmask a killer
The flower master by Sujata Massey( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tokyo for a course in flower arrangement, sleuth Rei Shimura, an Amerasian from San Francisco, investigates the murder of an instructor at her school. Suspects include Japan's Stop Killing Flowers movement
The floating girl by Sujata Massey( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While researching an article on comic-book art, Rei Shimura becomes involved in a murder investigation
Shimura trouble : a Rei Shimura mystery by Sujata Massey( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a family reunion on the island of Oahu, Japanese-American undercover spy Rei Shimura is roped into helping the Hawaiian branch of her family regain land stolen from them during World War II. But when fire sweeps the island and her young cousin is accused of arson, Rei, with the assistance of both her boyfriend and ex-lover, must discover the truth, which turns out to be linked to the Shimura family history
The typhoon lover by Sujata Massey( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a party for her thirtieth birthday, Rei Shimura answers a mysterious invitation to a job interview. The task is to search for and authenticate an ancient Middle Eastern pitcher that disappeared from Iraq's national museum. The piece is believed to be in the hands of a wealthy Japanese collector, whose passion for beauty extends to Rei herself. When a typhoon hits Tokyo, and Rei finds herself trapped along with the object of her investigation, she discovers that much more than the pitcher is at risk
The sleeping dictionary by Sujata Massey( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamala, a young peasant woman from West Bengal, is drawn into a forbidden romance in 1930s Calcutta and is caught between the country's independence movement and the British colonial society in which she lives
The salaryman's wife by Sujata Massey( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese-American Rei Shimura is a 27-year-old English teacher living in one of Tokyo's seediest neighborhoods. She doesn't make much money, but she wouldn't go back home to California even if she had a free ticket (which, thanks to her parents, she does.) Her independence is threatened however, when a getaway to an ancient castle town is marred by murder. Rei is the first to find the beautiful wife of a high-powered businessman, dead in the snow. Taking charge, as usual, Rei searches for clues by crashing a funeral, posing as a bar-girl, and somehow ending up pursued by police and paparazzi alike. In the meantime, she manages to piece together a strange, ever-changing puzzle--one that is built on lies and held together by years of sex and deception
Zen attitude by Sujata Massey( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tokyo, American antique dealer and sleuth Rei Shimura pays too much for a tansu (chest of drawers). When the man who sold it to her is found murdered, she must find the secret of the tansu to solve the murder
The sleeping dictionary by Sujata Massey( Recording )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The term 'sleeping dictionary' was coined for young Indian women who slept with British men and educated them in the ways of India. Set between 1925 and the end of World War II, The story of Kamala, born to a peasant family in West Bengal, who makes her way to Calcutta of the 1930s. Haunted by a forbidden love, she is caught between the raging independence movement and the British colonial society she finds herself inhabiting
The Kizuna coast by Sujata Massey( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rei Shimura and her husband Michael rush to Japan in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami -- she, to find her mentor Yasushi Ishida and his missing apprentice Mayumi, he, to battle the nuclear disaster in Fukushima
Chesapeake crimes 3( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'amante di Calcutta by Sujata Massey( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Brautkimono Kriminalroman by Sujata Massey( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and Finnish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rei Shimura, attraktive Halbjapanerin und Hobbydetektivin, sorgt mit ihrem fünften Fall für rasante Spannung und Nippon-Exotik: Spontan sagt sie zu, für eine große Ausstellung den Transport wertvoller Japanalia nach Washington zu begleiten. Unter den Exponaten ein besonders kostbarer Brautkimono aus dem 19. Jahrhundert. Prompt verschwindet das edle Teil, und Reis Reisebekanntschaft Hana, die zum Shopping in die USA wollte, wird wenig später tot aufgefunden. Rei hat Heimweh - nach ihrem Freund Takeo und nach der Fernost-Metropole Tokio. Doch dann taucht ihr Ex Hugh plötzlich auf der Bildfläche auf
Japanische Perlen Kriminalroman by Sujata Massey( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in German and Finnish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rei Shimura, japanisch-amerikanische Hobbydetektivin, ist ihrem Freund Hugh nur widerstrebend nach Washington gefolgt. Doch bald muss sie die Entführung ihrer Cousine Kendall aufklären
India Gray : historical fiction by Sujata Massey( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rei Shimuran ensimmäinen tapaus by Sujata Massey( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Finnish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city of palaces by Sujata Massey( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bengal, 1930. Young Pom's life changes forever when her family is wiped out in a devastating flood. She becomes a maidservant in a British boarding school where she discovers her gift for languages. Amidst the drudgery of her duties, she finds unexpected friendship and experiences the stirrings of first love. However, tragedy strikes and she is forced into hiding. Alone and desperate, she is recruited into a brothel for English officers. She hopes this secretive, decadent world will shield her from the demons of her past. But fate intervenes, and our heroine is on the run again-to Calcutta, the city of palaces, where she finds herself caught up in the rising tide of Indian nationalism. Changing her name to Kamala, she creates a new life for herself, one that holds the promise of happiness and true love ... until her past returns to haunt her."
 
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Alternative Names
Masija, Sujata

Massey, Sujata

Sujata Massey American writer

Sujata Massey Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Sujata Massey amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Sujata Massey escritora estadounidense

スジャータ・マッシー

マッシー, スジャータ

Languages
English (101)

German (37)

Finnish (25)

Italian (8)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (3)

Polish (1)

Russian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The samurai's daughterThe bride's kimonoGirl in a boxThe flower masterThe floating girlShimura trouble : a Rei Shimura mysteryThe typhoon loverThe salaryman's wife