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1866, Japan. It is a time of sweeping change and open rebellion. Under threat of subjugation from the modern nations of the industrialized West, the non-hereditary Samurai Clans demand action from the ruling Tokugawa Shogunate. Enter William Merrick of the American Consulate in Hakodate, who is tasked to rescue a group of shipwrecked Americans en route to Edo. As a whirlwind of events unfolds, he unwittingly becomes swept up in a deadly plot by a secretive faction’s scheme, who with their American co-conspirators, seek to seize power by eliminating their political rivals and overthrow the Old Order. In a feudal land headed towards civil war ruled by powerful Samurai Warlords divided by loyalties between the Emperor and the military ruler, the Shōgun, the fate of an Empire will be placed in the hands of one man under The Setting Sun.

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  • Paperback: 341 pages
  • Publisher: Independently published (April 9, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1093408960
  • ISBN-13: 978-1093408966
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
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Millions of miles from the nearest human outpost, the gold laden Deep Space Merchant Vessel Fortin has been high jacked of her cargo in an act of Space Piracy on her return flight back to Earth. After narrowly escaping to the surface of Eros 3117, Commercial Flight Engineer Michael Connors has found himself marooned and in dire need of medical attention in a place where human life cannot exist. With hours remaining on his dwindling oxygen supply, he must face his fears in the alien unknown for the fight of his life. Enter the Ishimaru, a fabled ghost ship of the past where one cannot distinguish from reality or an oxygen starved fantasy. It is here that one man will fight for survival all alone on a hostile planetoid far from home.  

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  • Paperback: 162 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Second Edition edition (June 29, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 172212864X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1722128647
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.7 ounces
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This is our first Non-American Mishima publication. For every man who pulled a trigger in Vietnam, there were nine men who supported him. This is the story of one of those men: SP4 Luis Rosas-Luca and those who served with him in the U.S. Army's 1st Air Cavalry Air Mobile Division / 15th Transportation Corps Battalion Delta Company at Camp Radcliff, An Khe in the Central Highlands of the Republic of Vietnam 1965-1966. Overlooking their base stood the Hon Cong Mountain whose shadow lives on as a metaphor for the war's long reach after their tour ended and how it affected these Vietnam Veterans and their families. This book contains over 400 never before seen photographs taken by Luis Rosas during his tour in Vietnam.

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  • Paperback: 290 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (May 7, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1512044733
  • ISBN-13: 978-1512044737
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
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When the Elite Corps of Samurai known as the Shinsengumi were driven from their base in Kyoto, they were branded Imperial Rebels. Of their 300 members, few survived. Of its three famous surviving Captains, no one knows for certain what became of 10th Unit Captain Harada Sanosuke. Based on a real life 1965 rumor that surfaced in Japanese newspapers, The Soldier and the Samurai is a tale of gratitude and redemption that tells the story of a mysterious old man who claimed to be the famous lost Samurai who surfaced in Manchuria saving the lives of three Japanese Soldiers during the first Sino-Japan War before disappearing again. It will be up to Nishida Keisuke to solve the mystery of the elderly Japanese man’s identity who saved him and that of a mysterious inscription written on the back of a Tanto knife that will alter the course of his life and that of the Nishida family for generations to come!

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  • Paperback: 380 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (July 12, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1723017876
  • ISBN-13: 978-1723017872
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
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Set during the Bakumatsu Period of Japan (The Last Days of the Tokugawa Shogunate). Hatamoto takes us into the world of the foreign born men who became direct Vassals of the 15th and final Shogun during the opening salvos of the Boshin War. For former American Southerner John Paul Ledoux, he will be given the name Gingiro Asakage and the mantle of the two swords of the Samurai and if necessary, he will fight for it. Faced with the wrath of the Asakage Clan’s most senior swordsman, Sir Matsunaga, and an uncertain future, he will do everything to protect those he has sworn to defend.

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  • Paperback: 82 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (May 14, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 171917928X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1719179287
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.2 ounces
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What happens when a young boy’s dreams of flight fly right into the conflict of his grandparent’s generation? In this cautionary tale, a young Japanese boy named Ichiro will have to use his imagination to find more peaceful means to look up to the skies and dream! Inspired by true events, Ichiro Dreams In Color is the first illustrated book by author Louis Edward Rosas, the creative force that is American Mishima.

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  • Paperback: 50 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Second Edition edition (July 10, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1500354783
  • ISBN-13: 978-1500354787
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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Ichiro Dreams In Color
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