Japanese Demons

Ninjas In the Stacks!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Book: Deadly Wish, Educators & Librarians, Events, Japanese Demons, Ninjas | 0 comments

All other gifts in the stock must beware the ninja nesting doll!

Beware the library ninja!

Don’t forget to drop by the main branch of the Portland Public Library this Saturday, 10/14, at 2:00, for an adventurous event to celebrate the launch of Deadly Wish. There will be a stealthy scavenger hunt through the stacks, ninja tattoos, Japanese snacks (green tea Kit Kats! Really!), and signed copies of Deadly Wish to purchase.

Click here for more details!

(Drop by the exhibit of art by Maine treasure Dahlov Ipcar while you are here. Gorgeous art in pop-off-the-wall color!)

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Japanese Demons In the Bathroom.

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Book: Deadly Flowers, Book: Deadly Wish, Japanese Demons, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Yoshikazu_AkanameThe bathtub licker…the little girl who haunts elementary school (third stall from the left)…worst of all, the dreadful Red Cape / Blue Cape–all here.

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Jinmenju

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Book: Deadly Flowers, Book: Deadly Wish, Japanese Demons | 0 comments

SekienNinmenjuI need a separate category for “demons I could not fit into either Deadly Wish or Deadly Flowers.” Like the jinmenju–peaches with faces. They hang upon the boughs of trees and giggle at you as you walk past.

That’s it. That’s all they do. If they laugh too hard they fall off the branches. I guess you might eat them then (they are said to be sweet), although I don’t know who would want to.

Not exactly terrifying, but there’s just something about them. I wish I’d had my characters in an orchard at twilight so that peaches could laugh at them.

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Ninjas Are Here!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Book: Deadly Wish, Japanese Demons, Ninjas | 0 comments

IMG_9433It’s here, it’s here–the very first hot-off-the-press copy of Deadly Wish. Mark your calendars for the release date of September 26th.

Ninjas, bandits, pirates, thieves, and delightfully creepy demons–all here!

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