Laura Joh Rowland is a historical mystery writer. She is most well known for writing the Sano Ichirō series.
She was born in 1954 in Michigan and is the granddaughter of Chinese and Korean immigrants. She studied at the University of Michigan microbiology before becoming an author.
- Shinjū (1994)
- Bundori (1996)
- The Way of the Traitor (1997)
- The Concubine's Tattoo (1998)
- The Samurai's Wife (2000)
- Black Lotus (2001)
- The Pillow Book of Lady Wisteria (2002)
- The Dragon King's Palace (2003)
- The Perfumed Sleeve (2004)
- The Assassin's Touch (2005)
- Red Chrysanthemum (2006)
- The Snow Empress (2007)
- The Fire Kimono (2008)
- The Cloud Pavilion (2009)
- The Ronin's Mistress (2011)
- The Incense Game (2012)
- The Shogun's Daughter (2013)
- The Iris Fan (2014)
- The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Brontë (2008)
- Bedlam: The Further Secret Adventures of Charlotte Brontë (2010)
- The Ripper's Shadow (2017)
- A Mortal Likeness (2018)
- The Hangman's Secret (2019)
- The Woman in the Veil (2020)
- Portrait of Peril (2021)
- Garden of Sins (2022)
- A Guide to Victorian Death Rites (June 1st, 2018 - August 1st, 2018): A mini-comic that was released in installments through Rowland's official newsletter.
- An untitled graphic biography about Sylvia Plath (Release date unknown)
- Rowland has an online newsletter. The sign-up sheet can be found here.