Keigo Higashino was born in Osaka. He started writing novels while still working as an engineer at Nippon Denso Co. He won the Edogawa Rampo Prize for writing at age 27, and subsequently quit his job to start a career as a writer in Tokyo.
Higashino again proves his mastery of the diabolical puzzle mystery with Malice, a story with more turns, twists, switchbacks and sudden stops than a Tokyo highway during Golden Week. - New York TimesIntricate and beguiling...if you like riddles inside enigmas, it will please you no end - The Guardian on The Devotion of Suspect XAn exceptional study of the psychology of murder as well as a skilfully plotted narrative. - Independent on MaliceAs fiendishly clever as The Devotion of Suspect X. - Publishers Weekly on Malice