FURUTANI, Dale. American, b. 1946. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Owner of a private consulting company for the automotive industry; president of a software company; Yamaha Motorcycles, parts marketing manager; Nissan Motor Corporation USA, director of information technology. Publications: Mystery Novels: Death In Little Tokyo, 1996; The Toyotomi Blades, 1997; Death at the Crossroads, 1998. Author of three nonfiction books; contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010, U.S.A.