"This clever 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 maintains to raise the trendy secret as an severe and creative literary form." ―Library Journal (starred overview)
"Fiendishly smart… Higashino deals one twist after one other… Readers will wonder 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 go away Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His physique is located in his place of work, a locked room, inside of his locked apartment, 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 after they have been either academics, they have been colleagues on the comparable public college. Kaga went directly to subscribe to the police strength whereas Nonoguchi finally left to turn into a full-time author, although with no longer approximately the good fortune of his buddy Hidaka.
As Kaga investigates, he finally uncovers facts that shows that the 2 writers' courting was once very assorted that they claimed, that they have been whatever yet most sensible acquaintances. however the query earlier than Kaga is not unavoidably who, or how, yet why. In a brilliantly learned story of cat and mouse, the detective and the killer conflict over the reality of the prior and the way occasions that resulted in the homicide rather spread out. And if Kaga isn't really in a position to discover and turn out why the homicide was once devoted, then the reality may possibly by no means pop out.
Malice is without doubt one of 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.