Oliver Pötzsch
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Oliver Pötzsch

Oliver Pötzsch, born in 1970, has worked for years as a scriptwriter for Bavarian television. He himself is a descendant of one of Bavaria's leading dynasties of executioners.

He lives in Munich with his family.

Photo © Dominik Parzinger.

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    • The Hangman's Daughter

    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translator)
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,020
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,548
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,542

    When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great but graphic

    • By Margaret on 07-14-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Dark Monk

    • A Hangman's Daughter Tale
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,520
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,356
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,353

    It is 1648, a small village in the Alps: In the thick of a blizzard,a town priest discovers he’s been poisoned....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great, Like a Bavarian Cream Cake

    • By Larry Verburg on 06-03-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Council of Twelve

    • A Hangman’s Daughter Tale
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lisa Reinhardt - translator
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278

    In 1672, hangman Jakob Kuisl and his family travel to Munich for a meeting of the hangmen’s guild. But something dark is happening behind the scenes: in the past weeks, young women have begun turning up dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great seventh book in series

    • By E. Howland on 06-17-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Play of Death

    • The Hangman's Daughter, Book 6
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne - translator
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 381
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337

    It is 1670 and Simon Fronwieser is in the town of Oberammergau to bring his seven-year-old son to boarding school....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book

    • By Wendy on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Beggar King

    • A Hangman's Daughter Tale
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translated by)
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 912
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 912

    1662: Jakob Kuisl, the hangman of a village in the Alps, receives a letter from his sister calling him to the imperial city of Regensburg, where a gruesome sight awaits him: her throat has been slit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Woth the Credit & more.

    • By John on 06-19-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Poisoned Pilgrim

    • The Hangman's Daughter, Book 4
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translator)
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 838
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 755
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 752

    This thrilling fourth entry in the Hangman's Daughter series features scheming monks, murderous robots, and the action and intrigue that never seem to cease when the Kuisls are on a case....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An awesome book well worth the read & credit.

    • By John on 06-19-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Werewolf of Bamberg

    • The Hangman's Daughter, Book 5
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne - translator
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 20 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 568
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 567

    In 1668, hangman Jakob Kuisl, his daughter Magdalena, and her husband Simon are traveling to the town of Bamberg....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Historical Thriller!

    • By Cheri on 02-06-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Ludwig Conspiracy

    • By: Oliver Pötzsch
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 260

    While putting away books from an estate sale purchase, rare book-dealer Steven Lukas finds a box he's never seen before wedged between books on a high shelf....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For Dreamers and Fairy Tale Lovers Everywhere

    • By Debbie on 03-16-15

    Regular price: $23.77

    • Sword of Power

    • The Black Musketeers, Book 2
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Jaime McGill - translator
    • Narrated by: Will Ropp
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Lukas wants only two things: to rebuild his castle home in time to make it through the coming winter and to reconnect with the sister who was stolen from him in a plot against his family. But then an astrologer appears with foreboding news....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Knights of Olde

    • By Joyce on 08-11-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Book of the Night

    • The Black Musketeers
    • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne - translator
    • Narrated by: Will Ropp
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 161

    In this thrilling adventure by bestselling author Oliver Pötzsch, thirteen-year-old Lukas has been trained as a swordsman by his father, a nobleman who was once a famed Musketeer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good story

    • By Leslie on 11-03-16

    Regular price: $10.49

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