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As Inspector Iwata returns More Praise for Sins as Scarlet Masterpiecethats the only way to describe Sins as Scarlet Obregns brilliant novel is at once a classic noir a psychological thriller and a riveting examinationsometimes dark sometimes moving to the point of tearsof life in a less than angelic Los Angeles And what a delight to see Inspector Kosuke Iwata back again You will love every minute spent with this one of a kind hero Jeffery Deaver New York Times bestselling author of The Burial HourIn the heady tradition of Raymond Chandler and Michael Connelly Sins as Scarlet lays bare the bru. uite honestly this was as faultless as a second novel in a series can ever beAlthough I thought Blue Light Yokohama was one of the best crime novels of the past few years this seuel expanded everything there was to love and loathe about the characters and the story and somehow Nicol s Obreg n has managed to grip me with this one even all whilst completely changing the setting from Tokyo to Los AngelesA huge part of the reason I picked up Blue Light Yokohama was because it was set in Japan a country I love reading about The fact that this book carried the same visceral intelligence as the first the same plot gravity the same intriguing mystery the same brutal realities but is just MORE in every way and therefore I enjoyed it eventhough it s set outside Japan for me is just hugely surprising I can enjoy great crime novels set anywhere but the fact that I loved the new Californian setting something that s been done time and again when I initially began this series for it s Japanese essence is all down to Obreg n s writing The descriptions and comparisons transported me to the city of angels effortlesslyThere were extremely hard hitting topics in this part of Iwata s story but I felt everything was handled with the perfect amount of respect and reality To sugar coat or skim over some of the horrific and traumatic themes in this novel would be an injustice to them but likewise none of the scenarios felt as though they were included with the sole intention to shockSaying anything about the plot and characters would spoil the twists and surprises but I will say that Kosuke Iwata is as ever the authentically troubled detective that leaves that bittersweet aftertaste in your mouth and I ll be continuing with his journey in Unknown Male very soon The City of London, Volume 2 the only way Ainsleys Ultimate Barbecue Bible to describe Sins as Scarlet Obregns brilliant novel is at once a classic noir a psychological How We Lived Then thriller and a riveting examinationsometimes dark sometimes moving Top Tips for Fussy Eaters to Winnie Davis the point of The Snake Mistake Mystery (The Great Mistake Mysteries tearsof life in a less The Loch Ness Mystery Reloaded than angelic Los Angeles And what a delight The Tower to see Inspector Kosuke Iwata back again You will love every minute spent with The Seeds of Time this one of a kind hero Jeffery Deaver New York Times bestselling author of The Burial HourIn The New Black the heady Third Time Lucky (Oxford Blue, tradition of Raymond Chandler and Michael Connelly Sins as Scarlet lays bare Two Hours the bru. uite honestly Finding Us (Finding, this was as faultless as a second novel in a series can ever beAlthough I The End of the Story thought Blue Light Yokohama was one of ديوان حافظ the best crime novels of The Christmas Killer the past few years The Fall of the House of Usher/The Pit & the Pendulum/Other Tales of Mystery & Imagination this seuel expanded everything The Lost Revolution there was Marion Mahony Reconsidered to love and loathe about The Girl in the Glass Tower the characters and The Great Divide the story and somehow Nicol s Obreg n has managed The Lady and the Peacock to grip me with Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith this one even all whilst completely changing The Real Deal the setting from Tokyo The Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806 to Los AngelesA huge part of Complete Enderby the reason I picked up Blue Light Yokohama was because it was set in Japan a country I love reading about The fact The Invisible Writing that The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories this book carried The Winter of the Lions the same visceral intelligence as The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature - Volume 2 the first The Not So Invisible Woman the same plot gravity A Short History of Egypt the same intriguing mystery The Boss the same brutal realities but is just MORE in every way and Captain Greys Lady therefore I enjoyed it eventhough it s set outside Japan for me is just hugely surprising I can enjoy great crime novels set anywhere but The Handmaidens the fact My Bossy Dolly that I loved Maternal Justice the new Californian setting something The Ascent of Rum Doodle that s been done A Bachelors Baby time and again when I initially began The Carpenters Daughter this series for it s Japanese essence is all down A Talent for Surrender to Obreg n s writing The descriptions and comparisons Orchard Street, Dawn transported me Stepbrother Dearest to Mystery in Spiderville the city of angels effortlesslyThere were extremely hard hitting Spring topics in Unknown (Anders Knutas, this part of Iwata s story but I felt everything was handled with A time for being human the perfect amount of respect and reality To sugar coat or skim over some of Stanley and the Women the horrific and The Gene traumatic The Empty Hand (The Snow Walker, themes in Seasons of Splendour this novel would be an injustice Stage Mum to A Village Affair / A Passionate Man / The Rectors Wife them but likewise none of The Relate Guide to Sex in Loving Relationships the scenarios felt as Salvage though Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, they were included with Blue Book of Grown-Up Fairytales the sole intention Mo Hayder 2-Book Bundle to shockSaying anything about Broken Horse (Saddle Club, the plot and characters would spoil Sarah Keys Back Sufferers Bible the Will in the World twists and surprises but I will say Traitors Purse (Albert Campion Mystery that Kosuke Iwata is as ever How Baking Works the authentically The Birthday Party troubled detective The Summer House that leaves The Seance that bittersweet aftertaste in your mouth and I ll be continuing with his journey in Unknown Male very soon

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L follows him Approached by an old contact whose daughter has been murdered and the case laid to restunsolvedIwata agrees to take on the case out of loyalty But what seems initially like a cold blooded murder takes a different turn when a homeless witness recalls the murderers parting words Im sorryFrom the depths of Skid Row to the fatal expanse of the Sonoran Desert Iwata tracks the disparate pieces of a mysterious and heartbreaking puzzle But the he unearths the clearer it is that things are not as they appear and people are not as they seem Lives untangle fates converge and blood is spilled. My Rating 45 Five years ago he lost his family Now he may have found his redemption Sins As Scarlet is the second book from Nicol s Obreg n featuring former homicide detective Kosuke Iwata Just published by Michael Joseph it has been described by author Jeffery Deaver as a masterpiece a classic noir a psychological thriller and a riveting examination sometimes dark sometimes moving to the point of tears of life in a less than angelic Los Angeles Nicol s Obreg n s first book Blue Light Yokohama set mainly in Japan garnered some great praise so I was thrilled to receive a copy of Sins As Scarlet to reviewAs I began to read Sins As Scarlet I was immediately immersed in a world that was both frightening and exhilarating The prologue is set on the Mexican United States border and the scene described is shocking I knew from those first few pages that this was going to be my type of of bookNicol s Obreg n is a writer I was unaware of until recently and I have to ask why is this With such a uniue approach his style is reminiscent of another era yet also very current with the societal issues he deals with As I researched the author it came as no surprise that Philip Marlowe was an influence from a young age In reading the book it was very easy for me to see a Humphrey Bogart type lead playing the role of the main character Kosuke Iwata He is a man that has a darkness and unease about him a man with a past He suffered some great loss in his life which does unfold with the pages and it is this continued need for righteousness that drives him forwardNo longer a homicide detective Iwata now runs a Private Investigation business in Los Angeles He has left his life in the Japanese police force behind and now spends his days in an almost solitary existence assisting his clients with his skills as a Private Eye under the LA sun Iwata understood the importance of heritage he just didn t care much about home or where it could be found he d done without for the better part of forty years Here in California he was Japanese In Japan he was an outsider When the body of Meredith Nichol is discovered the sister of Iwata s wife and also a transgender woman Iwata finds himself delving into the underbelly of LA s darker side for answersNicol s Obreg n takes the reader into a very dark world a place where evil lurks and where hatred and racism is rife The death of Meredith is initially treated as a hate crime a crime against the Trans community but as Iwata soon discovers there is a hidden world where abhorrent and shocking activities are taking placeIwata in his own eyes has nothing to lose so he jumps right into this warren of evilness with the swagger of one who just doesn t care any This attitude makes Iwata a very lethal adversary indeed Iwata is a very complex character and his past follows him wherever he goes His relationship with his mother is very strained and as the novel progresses we get an insight into her history and the reasons for her difficulties in having a mother son emotional connection with IwataObreg n has taken Iwata and built a very sophisticated and multi layered character There is a great depth to his psyche with his thoughts and feeling portrayed so powerfully by the authorWhen reading Sins As Scarlet I grappled for words to describe the experience but to be honest I think Jeffery Deaver s words are best A Classic Noir Sins As Scarlet is a highly astute and perceptive novel as the author raises the extremely topical issues of immigration transgender corruption violence exploitation murder and of course human nature I can honestly say I was uite blown away with the style of writing and when I read that Obreg n is currently researching a possible project based in 1950 s Spain and two further Iwata novels I just may have done a little danceIntense Harrowing Riveting My Bossy Dolly the case laid Maternal Justice to restunsolvedIwata agrees The Ascent of Rum Doodle to A Bachelors Baby take on The Carpenters Daughter the case out of loyalty But what seems initially like a cold blooded murder A Talent for Surrender takes a different Orchard Street, Dawn turn when a homeless witness recalls Stepbrother Dearest the murderers parting words Im sorryFrom Mystery in Spiderville the depths of Skid Row Spring to Unknown (Anders Knutas, the fatal expanse of A time for being human the Sonoran Desert Iwata Stanley and the Women tracks The Gene the disparate pieces of a mysterious and heartbreaking puzzle But The Empty Hand (The Snow Walker, the he unearths Seasons of Splendour the clearer it is Stage Mum that A Village Affair / A Passionate Man / The Rectors Wife things are not as The Relate Guide to Sex in Loving Relationships they appear and people are not as Salvage they seem Lives untangle fates converge and blood is spilled. 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A dark brutal ride through the underbelly of LA Anthony Horowitz author of Magpie MurdersIn this follow up to Nicols Obregons critically acclaimed Blue Light Yokohama Inspector Iwata returnsin a murder case in his new home of Los AngelesAfter a brutal murder investigation ripped apart his life Kosuke Iwata uit both his job as a detective with the Tokyo Police Department and his country leaving Japan for the hopefully sunnier shores of Los Angeles California But even though hes left his old life behind he still has to make a living and Iwata sets up shop as a private investigator But murder stil. Never be content to sit back and watch as others rights are trampled upon Your rights could be next DaShanne StokesOne of the things that I enjoyed about Nicol s Obreg n s previous book Blue Light Yokohama was that it was set in Japan and therefore afforded new experiences for the reader His latest offering Sins As Scarlet is set in LA but you know something I enjoyed this one just as much I guess that means that it s the protagonist Inspector Kosuke Iwata that is the main attractionFormer homicide detective Kosuke is now working in LA as a private investigator mainly covering the mundane cheating spouse cases but all that is about to change when his wife s sister Meredith is found strangled on the train tracks in a seedy part of town Was she targeted because she was transgender or was she in the wrong place at the wrong time Well that s what Kosuke will have to find out but in the process he discovers that LA is not the eponymous City of Angels but a very dark and dangerous place that will lead him to the depths of hell before he s doneThis book deals with some really important and sensitive issues not least gender exploitation corruption and man s inhumanity to man human rights abuse comes very much under the microscope The trail will take Kosuke from the underbelly of LA to the desert landscapes of the Mexican borderlands with some heartbreaking scenes that are hard to witness as part of his journeyI m really beginning to love Kosuke Iwata he s far from perfect but there s a lot of love hiding behind that gruff and angry exterior The author has really developed his characters this time around including compelling details about Kosuke s mother and if you ve not read the wonderful Blue Light Yokohama don t worry as there is sufficient back story to read this one as a standalone The plot was extremely involved yet gripping and the author writes with great clarity it was easy flowing and matter of fact and even though Kosuke s view of his own personal life leaves little time for anything or anyone else Obreg n manages to bring great appeal to his protagonist Would definitely recommend Thank you to Netgalley and Penguin UK Michael Joseph for my ARC I have given an honest unbiased review in exchange Arabella / Bath Tangle / The Nonesuch through Butchers Crossing the underbelly of LA Anthony Horowitz author of Magpie MurdersIn Unchained Melanie this follow up Olivias Luck to Nicols Obregons critically acclaimed Blue Light Yokohama Inspector Iwata returnsin a murder case in his new home of Los AngelesAfter a brutal murder investigation ripped apart his life Kosuke Iwata uit both his job as a detective with Middle Class Problems the Tokyo Police Department and his country leaving Japan for The City of London, Volume 2 the hopefully sunnier shores of Los Angeles California But even Ainsleys Ultimate Barbecue Bible though hes left his old life behind he still has How We Lived Then to make a living and Iwata sets up shop as a private investigator But murder stil. 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About the Author: Nicolás Obregón

Nicolás Obregón is a Londoner a Madrileño and a full time writer His first novel Blue Light Yokohama was published in 2017 across the UK US Czechia and The Netherlands It is set to be published in France Germany Spain and Russia in 2018The novel was conceived two days shy of his 30th birthday while travelling on a bullet train from Hiroshima to KyotoObregón is currently working on the



10 thoughts on “Sins as Scarlet

  1. says:

    Never be content to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon Your rights could be next” ― DaShanne StokesOne of the things that I enjoyed about Nicolás Obregón’s previous book ‘Blue Light Yokohama’ was that it was set in Japan and therefore afforded new experiences for the reader His latest off

  2. says:

    This the second in the fascinating series by Nicolas Obregon featuring the Japanese American Inspector Kosuke Iwata Kosuke has returned to Los Angeles after the dramatic turn of events in his last case in Japan He may have returned but he cannot escape his haunting and traumatic past He is now working as a private investigator following cheating spouses for a living Murder is to cross his path once when familial connections results in Char

  3. says:

    It’s not very often that I find myself moved when I’m reading Crime Fiction it’s usually a rare occurrence but a totally appreciated one when it does happen and Obregon managed to touch a part of my soul with his painfully beautiful writing and stunning imagery It was a little like reading high brow literary fiction without the pretentiousness and with way gritThe real appeal of this one for me was two f

  4. says:

    My Rating 45 Five years ago he lost his family Now he may have found his redemption’ Sins As Scarlet is the second book from Nicolás Obregón featuring former homicide detective Kosuke Iwata Just published by Michael Joseph it has been described by author Jeffery Deaver as a ‘masterpiece a classic noir a psychological thriller

  5. says:

    Second outing for Japanese detective He's now back the USA where he grew up and working as a PI in Los Angeles To be honest I loved the first novel in this series and was disappointed that this one moved away from Japan There are so many crime novels set in the US that I enjoy those set in other countries especially those with a culture so d

  6. says:

    Review can be found on my blog here you to the publisher Minotaur Books for sending me a free physical copy of this bookThis was the first book I have read by Nicolas Obregon and even though this was a second book in the Inspector Iwata series it can be read as a standalone book After reading this book I am definitely interested in reading the first book in the series I loved Obregon’s style of writing and

  7. says:

    uite honestly this was as faultless as a second novel in a series can ever beAlthough I thought Blue Light Yokohama was one of the bes

  8. says:

    Having been much impressed by Obregon’s first book Blue Light Yokohama featuring Japanese homicide detective Kosuke Iwata I’m delighted to report that Sins As Scarlet is even better So much so that it has parachuted its way into my top five reads of the year so farKosuke Iwata is a powerfully constructed character shaped and for

  9. says:

    I am a huge fan of diverse novels and you don’t really get many diverse than Sins As Scarlet It features a variety of characters from all walks of life and differing cultures The victim in the novel is a transgender woman and Inspector Kosuke Iwata is determined to solve the caseThe novel opens on the Mexican – USA border A pregnant woman is fleeing and she has sustained violent injuries The truck is gaining on her as she rec

  10. says:

    Really I give this a 45 It is a crime or detective novel There is a definite crime committed and a private or professional investigator on the trail But it is so much The writing is superb Oregon manages three separate storylines plus part of a novella with perfect balance The overall theme seems to be about belonging or not belonging to a group a family a community a country It is a study of belonging and not

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