In this episode, we sit down and have a long discussion with crime fiction author Nicolás Obregón. Known for his Inspector Iwata trilogy, we talk about his books Blue Light Yohokama, Sins as Scarlet, and his current novel Unknown Male.

We go in-depth on various topics including the covid-19 pandemic, how to create a good protagonist, the importance of setting and atmosphere, what makes good crime fiction, the difference between gritty noir and literary style crime fiction, the pressure of having a book deal, Nazis, copyright stuff, and many other things. Trust us folks, a lot of great info in this one.

You can find Nicolás Obregón’s work at

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