Indekkusu / インデックス
Tetsuya HondaThis volume contains eight short stories that complement author Tetsuya Honda’s best-selling novel series featuring crime fighter Reiko Himekawa. Five of the tales relate cases that Reiko, now 33, undertakes ...
Zekkyo / 絶叫
Aki HamanakaIn an apartment in suburban Tokyo, the remains of a body are discovered along with a dozen or so cats. All that can be gathered from the scene is the victim’s name, Yoko Suzuki. Whether the death is ...
Utsuro na jujika / 虚ろな十字架
Keigo HigashinoFreelance writer Sayoko Hamaoka is stabbed to death on the street. Shortly afterward, 68-year-old Sakuzo Machimura turns himself in to the police and confesses to the crime, claiming that he did it for ...
Rosuto kea / ロスト・ケア
Aki HamanakaPublic prosecutor Hideki Otomo asks his friend Koichiro Sakuma, who works for Forest, a major eldercare chain, for help in finding a high-end facility for his aging father. Forest has been growing rapidly ...
Buruu maadaa / ブルーマーダー
Tetsuya HondaA year after the events of Inbijiburu rein (Invisible Rain), Reiko Himekawa’s team in Criminal Investigation Division I of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department has been disbanded, and Reiko ...
Pura-barokku / プラ・バロック
Mitsutaka YukiIn a refrigerated container sitting on reclaimed land in the harbor district, 14 frozen corpses are found lying neatly in a row. The evidence seems to suggest that it is a mass suicide by sleeping pill, ...
Internal Affairs Investigator
Soko Chosakan / 素行調査官
Ryohei SasamotoTakeshi Hongo, 34, is an investigator in the Internal Affairs section of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. Formerly a private detective, he was taken on as an irregular hire by the MPD for his ...
Rattoman / ラットマン
Shusuke MichioRyo Himekawa is the guitarist in an amateur band formed 14 years earlier. The day he has an argument with his lover from high school days, her corpse is discovered in the studio where their band practices. ...
Souru keiji / ソウル・ケイジ
Tetsuya HondaIn this second installment of the author’s best-selling Reiko Himekawa series, a severed left hand is found in a minivan abandoned on a dry riverbed. Himekawa and her team join the investigation. ...
Sutoroberii naito / ストロベリーナイト
Tetsuya HondaHaving been a victim of rape in high school, Reiko Himekawa decides she wants to be a police detective, and joins the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department upon graduation from college. Promoted with unusual ...
Rinjo / 臨場
Hideo YokoyamaA novel in eight short stories featuring coroner Yoshio Kuraishi as the protagonist, written by the author of 64 (Six-Four), which was nominated for the 2016 CWA International Dagger award. At ...
Inbijiburu rein / インビジブルレイン
Tetsuya HondaBringing fans of the Reiko Himekawa series the most heart-wrenching conclusion to date, this story was made into a film in 2013 under the title Sutoroberii naito (Strawberry Night), after the ...