Today’s Featured (and FREE) Kindle Book:
Author: GP Hutchinson
Genre: Young Adult
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Strong, agile, and disciplined, Tatsuyama has everything it takes to be a legendary sumo wrestler. In fact, he is the only remaining Japanese “yokozuna,” sharing the highest possible ranking in his own country’s national sport with two foreign wrestlers. Despite his celebrity status, he is known as quite the humble hero, winning over plenty of fans with his affable personality and down-to-earth charm. But everything is about to change for the sumo champion.
At a promotional concert featuring a popular, all-girl band, a belligerent drunk won’t leave one of the performers alone. When security and police fail to address the problem, Tatsuyama decides to step in and take care of business himself. The creep from the concert presses charges for assault, setting off a chain of events that threatens not only the yokozuna’s career, but also the very lives of the people closest to him.
It soon becomes evident that certain high-ranking individuals–including an audacious crime boss –are determined to exact control over the world of sumo, and they will stop at nothing to drag Tatsuyama out of the ring.
SUMOTORI is a high-action cross-cultural adventure that explores many aspects of life in Japan, from the traditional topknots and kimonos worn by the “last of the samurai” to the trendy street culture of Tokyo. A page-turner from start to finish, you’ll find yourself rooting for the instantly likable Tatsuyama the entire way–but can he stop Yamada and the corruption that is threatening to end him before it is too late?
Click here to pick up your free copy of Sumotori in the Amazon Kindle store.
About the Author:
Award-winning author GP Hutchinson is a high school teacher who devotes as much time as possible to the craft of writing. He is a member of Western Writers of America. Hutchinson’s passion for Westerns started when he was sixteen years old, when he wrote a research paper titled “The Cowboy in American Literature.” His influences include artists Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, as well as Western author Elmore Leonard. It is his goal to blend the terse style of the modern thriller with many of the conventions of the classic Western to create stories that capture the hearts and imaginations of today’s readers. Hutchinson, a father of three and grandfather of eight, lives in the upstate of South Carolina with his wife, Carolyn. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and Dallas Theological Seminary who has also lived and studied in Costa Rica and Spain.
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