Pseudonym of Mariko Hashioka. She was born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. She studied law and had several jobs before she started writing. She is now one of the leading figures of female writers of Japanese detective fiction. Her novels have won several prizes.
Titles and year of publication:
|1) Out||2003 (Japan 1997)|
|2) Grotesque||2007 (Japan 2003)|
|3) Real World||2008 (Japan 2003)|
|4) The Goddess Chronicle||2013 (Japan 2008)|