Dear Child

And he called the light Day and the darkness he called Night. Just like God.

A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed.

Rights sold: English World Rights, Netherlands, Czech Republic

Dark Woods

"The door stands open. I walk through it."
Letter by letter, Kathrin Stiller decrypts the message she finds on a piece of paper in her dungeon. It is cold, dark and lonely. Her situation seems hopeless. However, she seemingly isn´t the first person to have been brought here.
Volume: 4

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 ...
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

Beacon

A Normandy mystery: A new case for Nicolas Guerlain

Experience Normandy's dark side with Benjamin Cors


Fear has settled across Vieux-Port. The town's residents are terrified of an old curse that predicts they will all die in a flooding of the Seine. After the first victim dies, the mayor asks for Nicolas Guerlain's help ...

Volume: 4

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