"This shrewdpermanent and unique secret is a real page-turner… will baffle, shock, and draw out suspicion till the ultimate few pages. With every one ebook, Higashino keeps to raise the fashionable secret as an severe and artistic literary form." ―Library Journal (starred overview)
"Fiendishly shrewdpermanent… Higashino bargains one twist after one other… Readers will surprise on the crafty approach the plot builds to the solution." ―Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is located brutally murdered in his domestic at the evening earlier than he is making plans to depart Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His physique is located in his workplace, a locked room, inside his locked residence, via his spouse and his ally, either one of whom have rock stable alibis. Or so it seems.
At the crime scene, Police Detective Kyochiro Kaga acknowledges Hidaka's ally, Osamu Nonoguchi. Years in the past once they have been either lecturers, they have been colleagues on the related public institution. Kaga went directly to sign up for the police strength whereas Nonoguchi ultimately left to turn into a full-time author, even though with now not approximately the luck of his good friend Hidaka.
As Kaga investigates, he ultimately uncovers facts that exhibits that the 2 writers' dating was once very diverse that they claimed, that they have been whatever yet top pals. however the query ahead of Kaga is not unavoidably who, or how, yet why. In a brilliantly discovered story of cat and mouse, the detective and the killer conflict over the reality of the previous and the way occasions that resulted in the homicide quite spread out. And if Kaga is not in a position to discover and end up why the homicide used to be dedicated, then the reality might by no means pop out.
Malice is among the bestselling―the so much acclaimed―novel in Keigo Higashino's sequence that includes police detective Kyochiro Kaga, probably the most renowned creations of the bestselling novelist in Asia.