THE SITE FOR DIE HARD CRIME & THRILLER FANS
Recommended

A Man Without Breath

1 Mins read

46041_AManWithoutBreath_Jkt.inddWhen David Prestidge reviewed the latest from Philip Kerr earlier this year, he called it “a modern masterpiece”. Central character Bernie Gunther is a cynical German cop. He has experienced hell on earth in The Great War, but the German invasion of Russia in 1941 has triggered another armageddon. Under instruction from none other than Joseph Goebbels, Gunther has to prove that the 4,000 corpses lying frozen beneath the Katyn Forest are Polish officers murdered by the Russian NKVD, and not Jews murdered by the SS.

Today we know who killed whom in the Katyn Forest, but while Gunther has his suspicions, the enquiry is anything but simple. He has to follow his own moral code while keeping his head firmly attached to his shoulders. As he battles the world of disinformation orchestrated by Dr Goebbels, Gunther must resort to his basic copper’s instincts to protect himself and uncover the truth.

Read the full review here.

Related posts
iBookKindlePrintReviews

Mammon in Malmö by Torquil MacLeod

Ex-police detective Anita Sundström is back in the eighth of Torquil MacLeod’s Malmö Mysteries series. It’s been a year since Anita resigned from the Skåne County Police and her current job at the Malmö’s tourism office lacks the excitement she thrived on as a police investigator…
Features

The Nordic Murders returns for season 2 on More4

When the first series of the German crime show The Nordic Murders appeared, it lit the lights and rang the bells here at Crime Fiction Lover. Overnight, our preview of the series became one of the most popular articles on the site. The crime drama…
Recommended

Edge of the Grave

Scottish comic book writer Robbie Morrison makes a fine debut in the world of crime fiction with a 1930s mystery set in dark and dirty Glasgow. When the solicitor Charles Geddes is pulled from the Clyde with his throat slit, his widow insists that police…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Crime Fiction Lover