By Keigo Higashino
This booklet now comprises preview chapters from Higashino's most recent secret, SALVATION OF A SAINT.
Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, unmarried mom who idea she had eventually escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi. while he exhibits up someday to extort cash from her, threatening either her and her teenaged daughter Misato, the placement quick escalates into violence and Togashi finally ends up lifeless on her house ground. Overhearing the commotion, Yasuko's round the corner neighbor, middle-aged highschool arithmetic instructor Ishigami, deals his support, disposing not just of the physique yet plotting the cover-up step by step.
When the physique turns up and is pointed out, Detective Kusanagi attracts the case and Yasuko comes lower than suspicion. Kusanagi is not able to discover any seen holes in Yasuko's synthetic alibi and but remains to be yes that there is anything mistaken. Kusanagi brings in Dr. Manabu Yukawa, a physicist and faculty pal who often consults with the police. Yukawa, identified to the police through the nickname Professor Galileo, went to varsity with Ishigami. After assembly up with him back, Yukawa is confident that Ishigami had whatever to do with the homicide. What ensues is a excessive point conflict of wits, as Ishigami attempts to guard Yasuko by way of outmaneuvering and outthinking Yukawa, who faces his so much shrewdpermanent and made up our minds opponent yet.