Newcomer – A Mystery – Keigo Higashino

Keigo Higashino is a prolific Japanese mystery writer known for his intricate plots and well-developed characters. “Newcomer” is one of his most recent novels, published in Japan in 2018 and translated into English in 2020.

The novel follows Detective Kyoichiro Kaga, who has recently been transferred to a small town outside of Tokyo. Kaga is tasked with solving the murder of a resident in the town, who is found strangled in his own home.  Mineko Mitsui is the victim. She was a newcomer to the town who had just moved  there from Tokyo to be closer to her family.

Kaga investigates the murder and he uncovers secrets and tensions within the small community that may have led to the crime. He also delves into the personal lives of those involved, including Mitsui’s family and neighbors, to piece together the events leading up to her death.

Through his investigation, Kaga discovers that past events and grudges may have played a role in this seemingly simple murder case. The novel explores themes of family, community, and the complexities of human relationships.

Overall, “Newcomer” is a compelling and well-plotted mystery that will keep readers guessing until the very end.

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