Inspired by a blistering real-life murder, Blue Light Yokohama's INSPECTOR IWATA is perfect for FANS OF JO NESBO'S HARRY HOLE.
THE MURDERER'S IN YOUR HOUSE . . .
A family of four are found murdered in their own home. A painted black sun is left dripping, as the killer walks away in broad daylight.
THE FIRST DETECTIVE DIED TRYING TO SOLVE IT . . .
He was said to have committed suicide by throwing himself off Tokyo's famous Rainbow Bridge.
THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING . . .
Inspector Iwata and his partner must find a murderer who is only just beginning. He knows time is running out and the menacing black sun means one thing, the killer will never stop.
'Outstanding' SUNDAY EXPRESS, THE MOST AWAITED BOOK OF 2017
'Strong . . . promises to be an excellent series' Guardian
'An outstanding debut' The most awaited books of 2017, Sunday Express
Based on a real-life murder Blue Light Yokohama is set among Tokyo's glitteringly busy streets, where a family of four were killed in their own home. The first detective died trying to solve it. Now it is up to Inspector Iwata to unravel the truth . . .
Taut and atmospheric with twists galore
An outstanding debut
A twisty, highly entertaining thriller that pulls us into the heart of an unconventional hero as he fights corruption in the gritty, glittering world of Tokyo
Poetic, chilling and mesmerizing storytelling
This beautifully written debut takes readers on a captivating and atmospheric journey around Tokyo with plenty of twists to keep them gripped until the epic conclusion
With its Japanese setting and characters, Blue Light Yokohama offers up a bold and refreshingly different take on the serial killer tale
Obregón is a bright, sophisticated new voice in crime fiction: his writing sings at you, reverberates, makes you consider more than just the urgent clamour of his novel's well-hewn murder plot. In Inspector Iwata, he has created a quiet, troubled hero whom readers will be sure to follow from one disturbing, atmospheric story to the next
Obregon's full-bodied prose is by turns gritty and poetic, and it's consistently energetic. Given the terrific chemistry between the two lead detectives, here's hoping this debut novel kicks off a new series
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.