Trauma – No Escape

Into the abyss of the human soulA body has been found in a quarry pond close to Munich. Superintendent Katja Sand and her assistant Rudi Dorfmüller head the investigation. The victim was a petty officer on a naval corvette - and couldn't swim. Was it suicide? Then another corpse is discovered, ...

The threads of the past

The Hampton Hall Trilogy Vol. I

Lady Abigail's secret diaries

Who was Lady Abigail Hampton, and what actually happened 180 years ago? Did she leap to her death after her lover Oliver Rashleigh was hanged for the murder of her brother-in-law George?

When Crown prosecutor Melody Stewart relocates to an old ...

Volume: 1

The Forgotten Voices of Chastle House

Echoes of the past

Dione Dearine, 27 years old, an international popstar, flees from her overly public life to Chastle House, an old family estate in the English Lake District. Dione becomes Diana, who needs a little time to get used to her new independence. But then she falls in ...


The Sound of Hidden Rooms

The secret of Stone Abbey

After her mother's death, Nina Altmann, a 24-year-old concert pianist, inherits Stone Abby, a wildly romantic estate in the heart of England. However, her inheritance is tied to specific commission: Nina is instructed to prove the innocence of her ...


The Manor on the Moor

Shadows over Lynhybrook Hall
A dilapidated manor becomes the key to the past for Laura Milton. Two timelines illuminate the fates of Laura (today) and Victoria (100 years ago). The fate of Lady Victoria Milton has cast a long shadow into the present day. Exmoor in the late ...

Blood Money

A little boy calls the police emergency line; he's in shock and facing extreme danger. But the police officers get to the scene too late-a family of four has been slaughtered in cold blood: the mother, the father, a three-year-old girl and a six-year-old boy.

It's clearly a case for ...

Volume: 3

Champagne for Cremer

Early one morning, a jogger finds a dead body in a forest near Augsburg. Frank Seiler, managing director of Digitech, was intelligent, ambitious, visionary-and rich and good-looking into the bargain -a combination bound to attract enviers and enemies aplenty. There's ...


The Blood of the Lotus

"The dragon has awoken. It's creeping up on us, gradually, like a nemesis, sealing our doom."

Emilia Capelli and Mai Zhou are called to the scene of a mysterious double murder: on the eleventh floor of a Frankfurt luxury hotel they find the bodies of entrepreneur Peter Klatt and ...

Volume: 2

Seven-fold

Two brilliant young investigators, four bizarrely staged corpses and a mathematical formula that sets the pace of death.

The Frankfurt central criminal investigation directorate's department of capital offences chooses two commissioners, Emilia Capelli and May Zhou, to solve ...

Rights sold: Italy
Volume: 1

Grandmother's Shoes

The matriarchal head of the family has just been laid to rest at the ripe old age of 95, and the family is gathered at a restaurant to see her off - it is one of the rare occasions they all meet up, and in fact they have little to say to one another. But there is plenty going on in their heads.

Rights sold: Lithuania

Sister Dear

Josefa and Karla, two sisters, both widowed, have been living together in their parents' flat in Vienna for many years. Their relationship is alternately loving and bitchy - as is to be expected in women with very different characters who are growing old. Inevitably they sometimes get on each ...
Rights sold: The Netherlands

Constanze Mozart

"She had not married a genius. She had married a small, scrawny man who made her laugh… And he had loved her. People could say what they wanted about that."

Who was this Constanze, this "unsuitable girl" for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as posterity and her husband's family called her? ...
Rights sold: Japan