Sins As Scarlet

Published on 26 July 2018

<p>'Masterpiece - that's the only way to describe <i>Sins as Scarlet</i>. Obregón's brilliant novel is, at once, a classic noir, a psychological thriller and a riveting examination-sometimes dark, sometime moving to the point of tears--of life in a less-than-angelic Los Angeles' <b> Jeffery Deaver</b><br><b></b><br><b>**From the author of <i>Blue Light Yokohama</i>, preorder the next novel featuring Inspector Kosuke Iwata now!**</b><br><b></b><br><b><i>Former homicide detective Kosuke Iwata is on the run from his past.</i></b><br><b><i></i></b><br>Living in LA and working as a private detective he spends his days spying on unfaithful spouses and his nights with an unavailable woman. Still he cannot forget the family he lost in Tokyo. </p><p>But that all changes when a figure from his old life appears at his door demanding his help. </p><p>Meredith Nichol, a transgender woman and his wife's sister, has been found strangled on the lonely train tracks behind Skid Row. </p><p>Soon he discovers that the devil is at play in the City of Angels and Meredith's death wasn't the hate crime the police believe it to be. This is dangerous territory. But Iwata knows that risking his life and future is the only way to silence the demons of his past.</p><p>Reluctantly throwing himself back in to the dangerous existence he only just escaped, Iwata discovers a seedy world of corruption, exploitation and murder - and a river of sin flowing through LA's underbelly, Mexico's dusty borderlands, and deep within his own past. </p><p>'A dark, brutal ride through the underbelly of LA' <b>Anthony Horowitz</b></p><p><b><u>More Praise for </u></b><u><b>Nicolás Obregón</b></u></p><br><p><b>'Taut and atmospheric with twists galore' <i>Woman & Home</i></b><br><b></b><br><b>'An outstanding debut' The most awaited books of 2017, <i>Sunday Express</i></b><br><b></b><br><b>'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' Julia Heaberlin, author of <i>Sunday Times</i> bestseller <i>Black-Eyed Susans</i></b><br><b></b><br><b>'Poetic, chilling and mesmerizing storytelling' Ragnar Jónasson, internationally bestselling author of <i>Snowblind</i></b><br><b></b><br><b>'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' <i>Daily Express</i></b><br><b></b><br><b>'Refreshing. Engaging' <i>Daily Mail</i></b><br><b></b><br><b>'With a labyrinthine plot and a likeable protagonist, <i>Blue Light Yokohama</i> is a strong beginning to what promises to be an excellent series' <i>The Guardian</i></b></p>




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Publisher
Penguin
Copyright
Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN
9781405926942
Language
English
File Size
1.79 MB
Published
26 July 2018
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