. Already haunted by his wartime actions and the mistakes he’s made off the battlefield, he soon finds that his investigation may be more than just a murder—and that the late Yugoslavian heroine may have been much more brilliant—and treacherous—than anyone knew. Maneuvering his way through a minefield of political, military, and personal agendas and vendettas, Reinhardt knows that someone is leaving a trail of dead bodies to cover their tracks.
The Man From Berlin A Gregor Reinhardt Novel Book 1 - But those bloody tracks may lead Reinhardt to a secret hidden within the ranks of the powerful that they will do anything to keep. And his search for the truth may kill him before he ever finds it.
The Pale House A Gregor Reinhardt Novel Book 2Berkley - But as he desperately tries to uncover the truth, his own past with the Ustae threatens his efforts. German intelligence officer captain Gregor Reinhardt has just been reassigned to the Feldjaegerkorps—a new branch of the military police with far-reaching powers. His position separates him from the friends and allies he has made in the last two years, including a circle of fellow dissenting Germans who formed a rough resistance cell against the Nazis.
When five mutilated bodies turn up, Reinhardt knows the stakes are growing more important—and more dangerous. As his investigation begins to draw the attention of those in power, Reinhardt’s friends and associates are made to suffer. Because when it comes to death and betrayal, some people have long memories.
The Pale House A Gregor Reinhardt Novel Book 2 - But there are those who seek to continue the fight beyond the battlefield. As the nazi war machine is pushed back across Europe, defeat has become inevitable. And he needs them now more than ever. While retreating through yugoslavia with the rest of the army, Reinhardt witnesses a massacre of civilians by the dreaded Ustae—only to discover there is more to the incident than anyone believes.
And they remember Reinhardt all too well. And now, reinhardt will have to fight them once more.
The Divided City A Gregor Reinhardt Novel Book 3Berkley - And as he comes under the scrutiny of a group of germans who want to continue the war—and faces an unwanted reminder from his own past—Reinhardt realizes that this investigation could cost him everything as he pursues a killer who believes that all wrongs must be avenged…From the Trade Paperback edition.
It seems a serial killer is on the loose, and matters only escalate when it’s discovered that one of the victims was the brother of a Nazi scientist. Reinhardt’s search for the truth takes him across the divided city and soon embroils him in a plot involving the Western Allies and the Soviets. The city is divided among the victorious allied powers, but tensions are growing, and the police are riven by internal rivalries as factions within it jockey for power and influence with Berlin’s new masters.
The Divided City A Gregor Reinhardt Novel Book 3 - When a man is found slain in a broken-down tenement, Reinhardt embarks on a gruesome investigation. Luke mccallin, delivers a dark, author of the pale House and The Man from Berlin, compelling thriller set in post-World War II Germany featuring ex-intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt. A year after germany’s defeat, Reinhardt has been hired back onto Berlin’s civilian police force.
Lumen Martin Bora Book 1Bitter Lemon Press - Her alleged power to see the future has brought her a devoted following; her work and motto, help us", "Lumen Christi Adiuva Nos" "Light of Christ, appear also to have brought some enemies. Father malecki has come to Cracow, at the pope's bidding, to investigate Mother Kazimierza's powers. A historical piece, it faithfully reproduces the grim canvas of war.
. A disturbing mix of detection and reflection. Publishers weekly"a mystery, it rivets the reader until the end and beyond, with its twist of historical realities. A character study, it captures the thoughts and actions of real people, not stereotypes. The free lance-starpart wartime political intrigue, and religious mystery, detective story, psychological thriller, Ben Pastor's debut follows a German army captain and a Chicago priest as they investigate the death of a nun in Nazi-occupied Poland.
Lumen Martin Bora Book 1 - In october 1939 captain martin Bora discovers the abbess, Mother Kazimierza, shot dead in her convent garden. Pastor's plot is well crafted, her prose sharp. Stunned by the violence of the occupation and the ideology of his colleagues, Bora's sense of Prussian duty is tested to the breaking point. Martin's Press.
The interference of seductive actress Ewa Kowalska does not help matters.
Greeks Bearing Gifts A Bernie Gunther Novel Book 13Marian Wood Books/Putnam - He's kept that man's name in his memory all these years, waiting for his second chance at justice. Working together, leventis and Bernie hope to put their cases--new and old--to bed. Officer whose connection to the German government made him untouchable. Witzel's claimed losses are large, even worse, and, they may be the stolen spoils of Greek Jews deported to Auschwitz.
But there's a much more sinister truth to acknowledge: A killer has returned to Athens. One who may have never left. Back then, a young Leventis suspected an S. S. Bernie gunther has a new name, a chip on his shoulder, and a dead-end career when an old friend arrives to repay a debt and encourages "Christoph Ganz" to take a job as a claims adjuster in a major German insurance company with a client in Athens, Greece.
Greeks Bearing Gifts A Bernie Gunther Novel Book 13 - Under the cover of his new identity, Bernie begins to investigate a claim by Siegfried Witzel, a brutish former Wehrmacht soldier who served in Greece during the war. But when bernie tries to confront Witzel, he finds that someone else has gotten to him first, leaving a corpse in his place. Enter lieutenant leventis, who recognizes in this case the highly grotesque style of a killer he investigated during the height of the war.
. An npr book of the yeara crime reads best crime book of 2018a vicious murder puts Bernie Gunther on the trail of World War 2 criminals in Greece in this riveting historical thriller in Philip Kerr's New York Times bestselling series.
Goldstein: A Gereon Rath Mystery Gereon Rath Mystery Series Book 3Picador - Berlin is a divided city where two worlds are about to collide: the world of the American gangster and the expanding world of Nazism. As a favour to the fbi, the police put him under surveillance with Detective Gereon Rath on the job. A power struggle is taking place in Berlin's underworld. Meanwhile rath's on-off girlfriend, lets a young woman she is interrogating escape, Charly, and soon her investigations cross Rath's from the other side.
. The american gangster Abraham Goldstein is in residence at the Hotel Excelsior. As rath grows bored and takes on a private case for his seedy pal Johann Marlow, he soon finds himself in the middle of a Berlin street war. The basis for the international tv sensation babylon BerlinOne of CrimeReads's Favorite Crime Books of the Year Selected by Paul French “Kutscher's trick is ingenious.
Goldstein: A Gereon Rath Mystery Gereon Rath Mystery Series Book 3 - . He's created a portrait of an era through the lense of genre fiction. The new york times volker kutscher, author of the international bestseller Babylon Berlin, continues his Gereon Rath Mystery series with Goldstein as a police inspector investigates the crime and corruption of a decadent 1930s Berlin in the shadows of the growing Nazi movement.
Babylon Berlin: Book 1 of the Gereon Rath Mystery SeriesPicador - And as he gets further entangled with the case, he never imagined becoming a suspect himself. The first in a series that’s been wildly popular in Germany is an excellent police procedural that cleverly captures the dark and dangerous period of the Weimer Republic before it slides into the ultimate evil of Nazism.
Kirkus reviews“conjures up the dangerous decadence of the Weimar years, with blood on the Berlin streets and the Nazis lurking menacingly in the wings. The sunday times london“james ellroy fans will welcome Kutscher’s first novel and series launch, a fast-paced blend of murder and corruption sent in 1929 Berlin.
Babylon Berlin: Book 1 of the Gereon Rath Mystery Series - Publishers Weekly starred review. He discovers a connection with a circle of oppositional exiled Russians who try to purchase arms with smuggled gold in order to prepare a coup d’état. Raths finds himself up against paramilitaries and organized criminals. The basis for the international tv sensation babylon berlin"cabaret on cocaine.
. Captures the dark glamour of a briefly exhilarating time between the wars. Nprbabylon berlin is the first book in the international-bestselling series from Volker Kutscher that centers on Detective Gereon Rath caught up in a web of drugs, political intrigue, sex, and murder in Berlin as Germany teeters on the edge of Nazism.
It’s 1929 and berlin is the vibrating metropolis of post-war Germany—full of bars and brothels and dissatisfied workers at the point of revolt.
Metropolis A Bernie Gunther Novel Book 14G.P. Putnam's Sons - And he's not stupid. It's 1928 and berlin is a city on the edge of chaos, where nothing is truly verboten. So when he receives a promotion and a ticket out of Vice squad, the perverse sex clubs, he knows he's not really leaving behind the criminal gangs, and the laundry list of human corruption. New york times-bestselling author philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad.
A portrait of bernie gunther in his twenties: He's young, but he's seen four bloody years of trench warfare. The nazi party has begun to inflitrate the alex, Berlin's central office, just as the shakey Weimar government makes a last, desperate attempt to control a nation edging toward to the Third Reich.
It seems like the only escape for most Berliners is the theater and Bernie's no exception. But even this space can't remain untouched, not with this pervasive feeling that everything is for sale in Berlin if you're man enough to kill for it. But soon a new wave of shockingly violent murders sweeps up society's most vulnerable, prostitutes and wounded ex-soldiers begging on the streets.
Metropolis A Bernie Gunther Novel Book 14 - As bernie gunther sets out to make sense of multiple murders with different MOs in a city that knows no limits, he must face the fact that his own police HQ is not immune. As he gets deeper into the city's sordid underground network, he seeks comfort with a make-up artist who is every bit a match for his quick wit and increasingly sardonic view of the world.
The Murderer in Ruins Inspector Frank Stave Book 1Arcadia Books - Food is scarce; refugees and the homeless crowd into shanty towns and sheds. Plagued with worry about his missing son, Frank Stave is a career policeman with a tragedy in his past that is driving his determination to find the killer. With the help of his colleague maschke from the vice squad, stave has to find out why and who in the wake of a wave of atrocity, and Lt MacDonald from the British military, the grim Nazi past and the bleak attempts by his German countrymen to recreate a country from the apocalypse someone is still dedicated to murder.
Shortlisted for the cwa international dagger 2016"undoubtedly the most powerful work of crime fiction I have read this year" - Independent "Vivid and harrowing" - Sunday Times Hamburg, 1947. A spine-tingling portrayal of pure evil, you ll have no idea, turns and subplots, with multiple twists, until the final extraordinary denouement, what or who will rise from the ashes.
The Murderer in Ruins Inspector Frank Stave Book 1 - There is a killer on the loose, and all attempts to find him or her have failed. A ruined city occupied by the British who bombed it, experiencing the coldest winter in living memory. The first of a trilogy the murderer in ruins is at once evocative, impeccably plotted and beautifully textured, with a plot so divinely seamless and riveting, vividly describing a poignant moment in British/German history, you ll be unable to put it down.
Liar Moon Martin Bora Book 2Bitter Lemon Press - The prime suspect is the victim’s twenty-eight-year-old widow Clara. The north of italy is controlled by the fascist puppets of Germany; the south liberated by Allied forces fighting their way up the peninsula. He is ordered to investigate the murder of a prominent local fascist: a bizarre death threatening to discredit the regime’s public image.
Against the backdrop of relentless anti-partisan warfare and the tragedy of the Holocaust, a breathless chase begins. Haunted by his record of opposition to SS policies in Russia, Bora must watch his step. The italian government switches sides and declares war on Germany. A disturbing mix of detection and reflection.
Liar Moon Martin Bora Book 2 - Publishers weekly "Rivets the reader with its twist of historical realities. Having survived hell on the Russian front, Wehrmacht major and aristocrat Baron Martin von Bora is sent to Verona. An interesting, original, and melancholy tale. Literary review Italy, September 1943. A character study, it captures the thoughts and actions of real people, not stereotypes.
The free lance-star “and don’t miss Lumen by Ben Pastor.
Tin Sky Martin Bora Book 4Bitter Lemon Press - Weariness, and battle fatigue are a soldier’s daily fare, disillusionment, yet Bora seems to be one of the few whose sanity is not marred by the horrors of war. As the wehrmacht prepare for the Kursk counter-offensive, a Russian general defects aboard a T-34, the most advanced tank of the war. Fourth in the martin bora series.
Spellbinding multi-layered crime novel set in ukraine as the germans regroup after the disaster of stalingrad. For fans of phillip kerr bernie gunther series, alan furst spies of the balkans. The hero, major martin bora, is an aristocratic german officer of the ilk of claus von stauffenberg, torn between his duty as an officer and his integrity as a human being.
Tin Sky Martin Bora Book 4 - Ukraine, 1943. Soon he and another general, this one previously captured, are found dead in their cells. Having barely escaped the inferno of Stalingrad, Major Martin Bora is serving on the Russian front as a German counterintelligence officer. Everything appears to exclude the likelihood of foul play, but Bora begins an investigation, in a stubborn attempt to solve a mystery that will come much too close to home.