The Corpses of Rialto

The agent to the Doge Davide Venier is searching for clues: Within a short time span, three Venetians are murdered. At the same time, Portuguese merchants are striving to undermine Venice's dominance of the spice trade. Davide, disguised as a merchant, he is to uncover the conspiracy - and ends up ...
Volume: 3

Deep In Shallow Water

With a surprisingly simple ruse, art student Harry Oldenburg snatches an oil painting and three watercolours by Emil Nolde from a local museum. High-tailing it to the island of Amrum, his plan is to lie low until the commotion has died down. But it isn't long before he finds himself being chased ...
Volume: 1

Red Raven

The spy inside your own borders

In late summer 1951, Detective inspector Heller and his family are returning to Dresden from their state-authorized vacation on the Baltic Sea. His wife Karin will be leaving again immediately, having unexpectedly received permission to visit their ...

Volume: 4

The Bone Thieves of San Marco

"You sat in the Doge's prison, your family fortune was seized. And then you were suddenly back again. From what they say, you are now a powerful man."

1570. Carnevale - All of Venice has gone crazy! The city is one single boisterous party, a tremendous orgy. However, Davide Venier ...

Volume: 2

Damn it, Eberhofer!

Niederkaltenkirchen is everywhere! Four twisted stories from Eberhofer

Twisted, hilarious and heartwarming tales from Franz: trouble with Susi, an asinine murder case in Ruhrpott, a weekend in Austria with Simmerl, Flötzinger, and at least 17 glasses of raspberry brandy. ...


The Waters of Death

A welcome change for young journalist Katja Jakobs: influential millionaire industrialist Kennet Hanssen makes her a once-in-a-lifetime offer to collaborate on his biography-on one condition. She must go and stay with him in his remote house on an island in the Elbe for the duration of the project.


When Angels Die

Crime Fiction: Lena Larcher investigates in Cologne

Back on Duty: Cologne's Commissioner Lena Larcher
Commissioner Lena Larcher has been dreading the approaching first-year anniversary of the car accident that robbed her of her family. In order to escape those memories and to fight her own fears, she decides to sign up for a ...
Volume: 3

A Thousand Devils

Max Heller's second case

"This was the price of survival. He would pay for it with his dreams and his deepest, most unfathomable fears."

A freezing winter, an occupied city, abandoned children, a brutal murderer on the loose-and Max Heller's second case

Dresden, 1947: the city lies within ...

Volume: 2

Pinot Grigio Wasn’t in the Will

Wine, men and evil

The legendary South Tyrolean winemaker Franz Karling suffers a heart attack while diving in the Red Sea. However, his daughter suspects he didn't die of natural causes, and she confides her doubts to the photographer Frank Gatow, who is currently staying at the ...


The Jacobi File

Gripping, unsettling, explosive

An activist is killed during a civil rights demonstration staged in Frankfurt. Rumors fly that it was "dirty cops" who did it. Police reporter Norman Jacobi is shown a fuzzy video of the crime, and one of the protesters promises to provide him with ...

Volume: 3

We’re the Good Guys

"We just saw your wife." - "She's been dead for ten years!"

It's been a year since Karl Sönnings and his team of sleuths showed the Westerland police force just how to arrest a serial criminal. Now Karl's acquaintance Helga gets a call from her friend Wilma, whose lodger has ...

Volume: 2

Coastline

Nicolas has rehabilitated himself as a bodyguard. He is now in the employ of a wealthy aristocrat in Normandy who has been receiving threatening letters for some time. Meanwhile, in Deauville, police find the murdered body of an under-age prostitute. Among her possessions they discover a ...

Volume: 2