The Japanese Stieg Larsson - The TimesIntricate and beguiling...if you like riddles inside enigmas, it will please you no end. - Guardian on The Devotion of Suspect XThe plot is taut and intriguing...this psychological driver sets it apart from more run-of-the-mill crime thrillers...Agatha Christie would be mightily impressed. - Financial Times on The Devotion of Suspect XMeticulous...a thriller hung on obsessional love and impeccable logic which drags you along with a teasing ''how did he do it'' logic...and the ending is a killer twist. - Metro on The Devotion of Suspect X
When a man is discovered dead by poisoning in his empty home his beautiful wife, Ayane, immediately falls under suspicion. All clues point to Ayane being the logical suspect, but how could she have committed the crime when she was hundreds of miles away?As Tokyo police detective Kusanagi tries to unpick a seemingly unrelated sequence of events he finds himself falling for Ayane. When his judgement becomes dangerously clouded his assistant must call on an old friend for help; it will take a genius to unravel the most spectacular web of deceit they have ever faced. . .SALVATION OF A SAINT is a magnificently complex and page-turning thriller starring international crime fiction's most enigmatic sleuth. This is essential reading for all fans of exceptional crime fiction.