A year after Germany's defeat, Gregor Reinhardt has been hired back onto Berlin's civilian police force. 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. When a man is found slain in a broken-down tenement, Reinhardt embarks on a gruesome investigation.
"Exceptional historical fiction novel in postwar Berlin!"
In war-torn Yugoslavia, a beautiful young filmmaker and photographer - a veritable hero to her people - and a German officer have been brutally murdered. Assigned to the case is military intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt. 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.
"Best of this genre!"
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. 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 Ustaše - only to discover that there is more to the incident than anyone believes.
"Luke McCallin: determined...talented"
World War II is over, and former German intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt has returned to Berlin, having been hired back onto Berlin's police force. When a man is found slain, Reinhardt embarks on a gruesome investigation. 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.
Un thriller tra le macerie della Seconda guerra mondiale in cui nulla è dato per scontato; un gioco di specchi orchestrato come nelle migliori spy storySarajevo, 1943. Mentre la Jugoslavia è dilaniata dalla guerra, una giovane e bellissima fotografa - vera e propria eroina per il suo popolo - e un ufficiale tedesco vengono rinvenuti brutalmente assassinati. Assegnato al caso è il capitano dell'intelligence militare Gregor Reinhardt, già detective della polizia di Berlino, poi allontanato dai nazisti.