Black Wind
F. Paul Wilson

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Narrated By: Brian Nishii

Duration: 22 hours and 4 minutes

What to expect

F. Paul Wilson’s powerful World War II novel is an unforgettable historical saga of passion and terror, the ravages of war, the pain of betrayal, and the glory of love.

At the heart of the story are four people torn between love and honor: Matsuo Okumo, born in Japan, raised in America, and hated in both lands; Hiroki Okumo, his brother, a modern samurai sworn to serve a secret cult and the almighty Emperor; Meiko Satsuma, the woman they both love; and Frank Slater, the American who turned away when Matsuo needed him, and who now struggles to repay his debt of honor.


Thriller / suspense fiction, Historical crime and mysteries

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“A high-powered page turner, with writing as honed as a samurai sword.”

Adam Hall, author of The Quiller Memorandum

“Of great and captivating sweep, with memorable characters and some fine action writing.”

Kirkus Reviews

“A sharp and intelligent entertainment, a genuine page-turner many notches above standard fare.”

San Francisco Chronicle

Black Wind is a stunner. Ambitious, unusual, compelling.”