Resumen "Death In The Dojo"
When the famous karate teacher Kawaguchi is
murdered in his own dojo, Kate is assigned to the case.
This is not an easy task for Kate since Kawaguchi was
her own ‘sensei’ or teacher, back in the days when
she trained in karate. The following day Kawaguchi’s
number two at the dojo, Ito, is also found murdered.
Kate’s father, a retired journalist and keen boxer,
remembers that a girl called Kawaguchi was injured in
an incident known as the London Road murder thirty
years ago. The girl was being driven home by a school
caretaker called John Blakeston. They picked up a
hitchhiker who shot Blakeston and seriously injured
the girl. The girl was Kawaguchi’s daughter, Naoko.
She …ver más…
Tras el funeral de Kawaguchi, Kate vuelve a su apartamento y es atacada como va. Convocatoria de ayuda a su vecino, pero no está mal herido. Al día siguiente ella vuela a Tokio para visitar Naoko. Naoko dice a Kate que John Blakeston fue su amante y que su padre había intentado detener su verlo. También ella admite que ella podría cometió un error en la identificación de Brendan Murphy como el asesino.
Kate becomes convinced that there is a connection
between the London Road murder and the recent
murders of Kawaguchi and Ito. She learns from old
newspaper articles about the London Road murder
that a man called Peter Benson confessed to killing
Blakeston. She manages to find his brother James,
who tells Kate that he believes his brother Peter, now
dead, was responsible.
The following morning a letter bomb and note from
someone signing themselves ‘The Avenger’ is sent
to the Home Secretary. Kate visits Brendan’s brother
Paddy and learns that Brendan had a girlfriend called
Janey Lovat. Kate then discovers that a woman called
Brenda Lovat is one of the top karate fighters in the
country and believes that she has at last found the
Kate persuades her father to write an article in the
Daily Echo saying that he now believes Murphy was