Lara’s brother Simon has disappeared. Just vanished, seemingly into thin air. Overnight, Lara’s safe and secure world is unravelling . While at first her neighbours, friends and acquaintances are full of sympathy, this abruptly turns to suspicion when blood is found in the cellar of a derelict house, and there are whispers that some of Simon’s classmates have been blackmailed, and even tortured. Was Simon a victim too, or was he the culprit? Lara and her family are bombarded with questions and accusations. When the rumours become too much to bear, Lara decides to strike out on her own and search for him. The trail leads her directly into the Frankfurt drug scene, and one thing soon becomes clear: if Simon is still alive, he is in deadly peril.
A riveting read, with a mind-bending plot full of unexpected twists and turns: packed with thrills and excitement!
"With a deft storyline and a lot of empathy for her heroine, the author takes the readers through this thrilling crime novel up to a surprising conclusion." Süddeutsche Zeitung, 05.03.2010