Other Books in Series
This is book number 4 in the Detective Galileo Series series.
- #1: The Devotion of Suspect X: A Detective Galileo Novel (Detective Galileo Series #1) (Paperback): $17.99
- #2: Salvation of a Saint: A Detective Galileo Novel (Detective Galileo Series #2) (Paperback): $17.99
- #3: A Midsummer's Equation: A Detective Galileo Mystery (Detective Galileo Series #3) (Paperback): $17.99
Detective Galileo, Keigo Higashino’s best loved character from The Devotion of Suspect X, returns in Silent Parade, a complex and challenging mystery—several murders, decades apart, with no solid evidence.
A popular young girl disappears without a trace, her skeletal remains discovered three years later in the ashes of a burned out house. There’s a suspect and compelling circumstantial evidence of his guilt, but no concrete proof. When he isn’t indicted, he returns to mock the girl’s family. And this isn’t the first time he’s been suspected of the murder of a young girl, nearly twenty years ago he was tried and released due to lack of evidence. Detective Chief Inspector Kusanagi of the Homicide Division of the Tokyo Police worked both cases.
The neighborhood in which the murdered girl lived is famous for an annual street festival, featuring a parade with entries from around Tokyo and Japan. During the parade, the suspected killer dies unexpectedly. His death is suspiciously convenient but the people with all the best motives have rock solid alibis. DCI Kusanagi turns once again to his college friend, Physics professor and occasional police consultant Manabu Yukawa, known as Detective Galileo, to help solve the string of impossible-to-prove murders.
About the Author
Born in Osaka and currently living in Tokyo, Keigo Higashino is one of the most widely known and bestselling novelists in Japan. He is the winner of the Edogawa Rampo Prize (for best mystery), the Mystery Writers of Japan, Inc. Prize (for best mystery) among others. His novels are translated widely throughout Asia.
"Terrific." --Shelf Awareness
"Stellar...a flawless blend of police procedural and fair-play detection." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Higashino skillfully combines Yukawa’s intriguing scientific reasoning with empathetic portrayals of Hasunuma’s victims, and both enhance the intricate murder plot’s leisurely paced unraveling." --Booklist
"Fans of golden age puzzles will wish this one could go on forever." --Kirkus Reviews