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Nicolas Obregon - Author

About the Author

British born of a Spanish father and a French mother, Nicolas Obregon grew up between London and Madrid. As a travel writer, Nicolas has had an extensive experience of Japan but the beginning of his fascination with the country came from watching Japanese cartoons as a young boy. The inspiration for Blue Light Yokohama is easy to mark. During his first trip to Japan, Nicolas came across an article about a real-life crime which was to haunt him. Sixteen years after this atrocity, the case remains unsolved. Nicolas Obregon is a graduate of the acclaimed Birkbeck Creative Writing Masters course and a former bookseller for Waterstones. 

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Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/11/2019

THE GRIPPING NEW THRILLER FROM NICOLAS OBREGON 'Japan-set noir doesn't get any darker or more twisted than this' Sunday Times Crime Club He is a completely unremarkable man. Who wears the same black suit every day. Boards the same train to work each morning. And arrives home to his wife and son each night. But he has a secret. He likes to kill people. Set in the neon drenched streets of Tokyo, this gripping thriller will have you on the edge of your seat . . . 'A stunning achievement' CRIME TIME, BOOK OF THE MONTH 'Masterpiece' JEFFERY DEAVER Praise for Nicolas Obregon: 'I'm awestruck' A. J. FINN 'A dark, brutal ride' ANTHONY HOROWITZ 'As poetic as it is brutal, as tender as it is disturbing' TIM WEAVER Praise for Nicolas Obregon: 'I'm awestruck' - A. J. Finn 'A dark, brutal ride' - Anthony Horowitz 'Masterpiece' - Jeffery Deaver 'As poetic as it is brutal, as tender as it is disturbing' Tim Weaver

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Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW 'Masterpiece' - Jeffery Deaver He is a completely unremarkable man. Who wears the same black suit every day. Boards the same train to work each morning. And arrives home to his wife and son each night. But he has a secret. He likes to kill people. With just weeks to go before the Olympics and the world's eyes firmly fixed on Tokyo the body of young British student, Skye Mackintosh, is discovered in a love hotel. Tokyo's Homicide Department are desperate for a lead. As a last resort they enlist the help of a brilliant former detective whose haunted personal life has forced him into exile thousands of miles away. But it isn't long before Kosuke Iwata discovers the darkness in the neon drenched streets as Skye, like so many others, had her own secrets. Lies and murder haunt a city where old ghosts and new whisper from its darkest of corners and the truth is always just out of sight Praise for Nicolas Obregon: 'I'm awestruck' - A. J. Finn 'A dark, brutal ride' - Anthony Horowitz

Sins As Scarlet 'In the heady tradition of Raymond Chandler and Michael Connelly' A. J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Sins As Scarlet 'In the heady tradition of Raymond Chandler and Michael Connelly' A. J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2018

'In the heady tradition of Raymond Chandler and Michael Connelly' A. J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window _____________ Former homicide detective Kosuke Iwata is on the run from his past . . . Five years ago, he lost his family. Now he may have found his redemption. 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. But that all changes when a figure from his old life appears at his door demanding his help. Meredith Nichol, a transgender woman and his wife's sister, has been found strangled on the lonely train tracks behind Skid Row. 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. Iwata knows that risking his life and future is the only way to silence the demons of his past. 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. _____________ 'A dark, brutal ride through the underbelly of LA' Anthony Horowitz Lays bare the bruised heart and broken soul of Los Angeles. Extraordinary . . . I'm awestruck' A. J. Finn, author of international bestseller, The Woman in the Window 'Masterpiece . . . you will love every minute' Jeffery Deaver 'A pacey, page-turning thriller' Financial Times 'Obregon keeps the unpredictable plot of Sins As Scarlet churning with myriad surprises that are grounded in believability' Mail Online

Sins As Scarlet

Sins As Scarlet

Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: Audio disc Release Date: 26/07/2018

Sins As Scarlet

Sins As Scarlet

Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 26/07/2018

Sins As Scarlet 'In the heady tradition of Raymond Chandler and Michael Connelly' A. J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Sins As Scarlet 'In the heady tradition of Raymond Chandler and Michael Connelly' A. J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2018

'Masterpiece - that's the only way to describe Sins as Scarlet. Obregon'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' Jeffery Deaver **From the author of Blue Light Yokohama, preorder the next novel featuring Inspector Kosuke Iwata now!** Former homicide detective Kosuke Iwata is on the run from his past. 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. But that all changes when a figure from his old life appears at his door demanding his help. Meredith Nichol, a transgender woman and his wife's sister, has been found strangled on the lonely train tracks behind Skid Row. 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. 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. 'A dark, brutal ride through the underbelly of LA' Anthony Horowitz More Praise for Nicolas Obregon 'Taut and atmospheric with twists galore' Woman & Home 'An outstanding debut' The most awaited books of 2017, Sunday Express '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 Sunday Times bestseller Black-Eyed Susans 'Poetic, chilling and mesmerizing storytelling' Ragnar Jonasson, internationally bestselling author of Snowblind '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' Daily Express 'Refreshing. Engaging' Daily Mail 'With a labyrinthine plot and a likeable protagonist, Blue Light Yokohama is a strong beginning to what promises to be an excellent series' The Guardian

Blue Light Yokohama

Blue Light Yokohama

Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/03/2017

Blue Light Yokohama

Blue Light Yokohama

Author: Nicolas Obregon Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/03/2017

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