Missing, Karin Alvtegen

The story begins with a homeless woman charms a businessman into paying for dinner and a room. While she is enjoying the one night luxury in her room, she recalls some of the memories of her past before her homeless life. When the police knock her door the next morning,…

Villain, Shūichi Yoshida

Yoshino Ishibashi is an insurance saleswoman. When she is found strangled at Mitsuse Pass, her family and colleagues are shocked and terrified. Keigo who is a college student becomes the primary suspect as he disappears for several days after the murder and according to Yoshino’s friends, she was going…

Laura, Vera Caspary

The story begins with Waldo Lydecker expresses his thoughts and feelings of grief at losing Laura but interrupted by a surprise visit of Mack McPherson, the detective that is assigned to investigate the murder case. Laura's housekeeper comes to work one Saturday morning, opens the door, and finds Laura lying…