CI Frank Stave

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 42 ratings

The Murderer in Ruins Publisher's Summary

Hamburg, 1947. A ruined city occupied by the British who bombed it, experiencing the coldest winter in living memory. Food is scarce; refugees and the homeless crowd into shantytowns and sheds. There is a killer on the loose, and all attempts to find him or her have failed.

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 and Lt MacDonald from the British military, Stave has to find out why - in the wake of a wave of atrocity, the grim Nazi past and the bleak attempts by his German countrymen to re-create a country from the apocalypse - someone is still dedicated to murder.

A spine-tingling portrayal of pure evil, with multiple twists, turns and subplots. What, or who, will rise from the ashes?

©2015 Cay Rademacher (P)2017 Audible, Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • The Murderer in Ruins

    • CI Frank Stave, Book 1
    • By: Cay Rademacher
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Hamburg, 1947. A ruined city occupied by the British who bombed it, experiencing the coldest winter in living memory. Food is scarce; refugees and the homeless crowd into shantytowns and sheds. There is a killer on the loose, and all attempts to find him or her have failed. 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining

    • By Maine Knitter on 10-08-17

    Regular price: $19.62

  • Book 2

    • The Wolf Children

    • CI Frank Stave
    • By: Cay Rademacher
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Hamburg 1947: It is the year of extremes. After a bitterly cold winter of starvation, the bombed city groans under excruciating heat. And Chief Inspector Frank Stave is confronted with a new case. In the ruins of a shipyard, the corpse of a boy is found and Stave's hunt for the killer leads him into the world of "wolf children" - orphaned children who have fled from the Occupied Eastern Territories and are now united in gangs. When two more bodies are discovered Stave is under even increasing pressure....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Inspector Frank Stave series.

    • By Enrique on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $19.62