The Liebermann Papers

9 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 125 ratings

Mortal Mischief Publisher's Summary

Vienna, 1902: a beautiful medium has been found shot dead, and Dr Max Liebermann, a young disciple of Sigmund Freud, is called upon to help his friend Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt investigate her death. The room containing the body has been locked from the inside, and a cryptic note suggests a malevolent supernatural power is at work. Using the new science of psychoanalysis, Liebermann probes the minds of the suspects in an attempt to unravel this bewildering crime.
© Frank Tallis; (P)Oakhill Publishing Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Mortal Mischief

    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Vienna, 1902: A beautiful medium has been found shot dead, and Dr Max Liebermann, a young disciple of Sigmund Freud, is called upon to help his friend Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt investigate her death. The room containing the body has been locked from the inside, and a cryptic note suggests a malevolent supernatural power is at work. Using the new science of psychoanalysis, Liebermann probes the minds of the suspects in an attempt to unravel this bewildering crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It left me hungry for pastry and Strauss.

    • By Jessica on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $33.98

  • Book 2

    • Vienna Blood

    • A Max Liebermann Mystery
    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In the grip of a Siberian winter in 1902, a serial killer in Vienna embarks upon a bizarre campaign of murder. Vicious mutilation, a penchant for arcane symbols, and a seemingly random choice of victim are his most distinctive peculiarities. Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt summons a young disciple of Freud - his friend Dr. Max Liebermann - to assist him with the case. In the grip of a Siberian winter in 1902, a serial killer in Vienna embarks upon a bizarre campaign of murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great mystery in this atmospheric series!

    • By Avid Reader and Listener on 06-08-12

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Vienna Blood

    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Winter in Vienna, 1902: a serial killer embarks upon a bizarre campaign of murder. In this second volume of the Liebermann Papers, Liebermann struggles with his own demons, Against a backdrop of mystery and terror.

    Regular price: $33.26

  • Book 3

    • Fatal Lies

    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    St. Florian’s military school: a young cadet is found dead - his body lacerated with razor wounds. Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt, baffled by details surrounding the case, turns to his friend - the psychiatrist and disciple of Freud - Doctor Max Liebermann, for help. In the closed society of the school, power is everything - and suspicion falls on an elite group of cadets, with a taste for sadism and dangerous games. A tangled web of uneasy relationships is uncovered, at the heart of which are St. Florian’s dark secrets, which Doctor Liebermann, using the new psychoanalytic tools, begins to probe.

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Fatal Lies

    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Vienna, 1903. In St Florian's military school, a young cadet is found dead - his body lacerated with razor wounds. Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt calls on his friend Doctor Max Liebermann to help with the investigation. In the closed society of the school, power is everything. Suspicion falls on an elite group of cadets, with a penchant for sadism and dangerous games.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Should have grabbed me more.

    • By LINZI on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $14.14

  • Book 4

    • Vienna Secrets

    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    On opposite sides of the city of Vienna in 1903, two men are found beheaded on church grounds. Detective Inspector Oskar Reinhardt is baffled. Could the killer be mentally ill, someone the victims came into contact with? Some are even blaming the murders on the devil. But when psychoanalyst Dr. Max Liebermann learns that both victims were vocal members of a shadowy anti-Semitic group, he turns his gaze to the city's close-knit Hasidic community.

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 5

    • Vienna Twilight

    • A Max Liebermann Mystery
    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In the dynamic and dangerous Vienna of 1903, a brilliant psychoanalyst and a brave detective battle to catch criminals who commit the most clever and brutal crimes. Detective Inspector Oskar Reinhardt finds that young women are being slain in an unnerving - and ingenious - manner, with a small, almost undetectable, hat pin. For Dr. Max Liebermann, the killer is unique in the annals of psychopathology, one who murders in the midst of consensual love. Is the culprit a patient?

    Regular price: $18.17

  • Book 6

    • Death and the Maiden

    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Vienna 1903. An operatic diva, Ida Rosenkrantz, is found dead in her luxurious villa. It appears that she has taken an overdose of morphine, but a broken rib suggests other and more sinister possibilities. Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt seeks the assistance of his young friend, the psychoanalyst Dr. Max Liebermann, and they begin their inquiries at Vienna's majestic opera house.

    Regular price: $23.64

    • Death and the Maiden

    • A Max Leibermann Mystery, Book 6
    • By: Frank Tallis
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Ida Rosenkranz is top diva at the Vienna Opera, but she’s gone silent for good after an apparent laudanum overdose. Learning of her professional rivalries and her scandalous affairs with older men, Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt and Dr. Max Liebermann suspect foul play instead. Their investigation leads them into dark and dangerous conflicts with Gustav Mahler, the opera’s imperious director, who is himself the target of a poison pen campaign, and Karl Lueger, Vienna’s mayor.

    Regular price: $18.17