Inspired by a real-life murder, Blue Light Yokohama is set in Tokyo where a family of four were violently killed in their own home. The first detective died trying to solve it. Now it is up to Inspector Iwata to unravel the truth
In the second of three pieces, author Nicolás Obregón talks about the Japanese crime case that inspired his novel Blue Light Yokohama.
In the first of three pieces, author Nicolás Obregón explains how he discovered the case that inspired his new book, Blue Light Yokohama.
In this extract from Nicolás Obregón's twisty thriller, hero Hideo Akashi witnesses a grisly act on a Tokyo cable car, and has an unorthodox reaction.
Nicolás Obregón's upcoming book, Blue Light Yokohama, tells the story of a murder so disurbing that it drove its first investigator to suicide. From Raymond Chandler to Anthony Burgess, the author picks the five books that most influenced him.
British born of a Spanish father and a French mother, Nicolás Obregón grew up between London and Madrid. As a travel writer, Nicolás has had an extensive experience of Japan, but the beginning of his fascination with the country came from watching Japanese cartoons as a young boy. Nicolás Obregón is a graduate of the acclaimed Birkbeck Creative Writing Masters course and a former bookseller for Waterstones. His first novel was Blue Light Yokohama. He lives in Los Angeles.
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