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 Forgotten

Dresden 1948: a hot summer, three years after the end of the war. The great currency reform throws occupied and divided post-war Germany into a crisis. In the midst of the arduous reconstruction work, Detective inspector Max Heller finds himself entangled in a case involving a fourteen-year-old ...

Volume: 3

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

Fried Fish for the Godfather

Fredenbüll is in an uproar. Turbines are being installed across the dyke foreland, and the environmentalists have come running. Even Grandma Ahlbeck supports the hastily established initiative, "Do(n't) be a Frog," as it seeks to protect the endangered fire-bellied toad. One morning, a body is ...

Volume: 6

Irish Legacy

A question of faith

County Galway is in shock. A whole string of murders are perpetrated one right after the other in various churches across the area. And to top it off, this is happening during Advent of all times! This fourth case for Grace O'Malley and her colleague Rory Coyne ...

Volume: 4

Nighttime at Ascanian Square

Leo Wechsler's sixth case

Berlin, 1928. A dead man is found in the shed behind the Ascanian High School, which is located right next door to the variete and sensationalist theater, The Cabaret of Evil. Here the theater owner puts his severe facial injuries from the war on shocking display. Shortly before the body is ...

Volume: 6