Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Hardback Published on: 02/02/2023
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Berlin. January 1941. Evil cannot bring about good. After Germany's invasion of Poland, the world is holding its breath and hoping for peace. At home, the Nazi Party's hold on power is absolute. One freezing night, an SS doctor and his wife return from an evening mingling with their fellow Nazis at the concert hall. By the time the sun rises, the doctor will be lying lifeless in a pool of blood. Was it murder or suicide? Criminal Inspector Horst Schenke is told that under no circumstances should he investigate. The doctor's widow, however, is convinced her husband was the target of a hit. But why would anyone murder an apparently obscure doctor? Compelled to dig deeper, Schenke learns of the mysterious death of a child. The cases seem unconnected, but soon chilling links begin to emerge that point to a terrifying secret. Even in times of war, under a ruthless regime, there are places in hell no man should ever enter. And Schenke fears he may not return alive.

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781472258588
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 360g
  • Dimensions: 156 x 234 x 34 mm

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Dead of Night
A superb wartime thriller.
Berlin. 1940. On a freezing January morning an SS doctor’s body is discovered by his wife after an apparent suicide. However she thinks it’s murder and per... READ MORE
Peter  Evans
Dead of Night
Having read the first book in what is turning out to be an excellent series I was excited to receive a review copy of the latest outing of Detective Inspec... READ MORE
Annette Librarian
Dead of Night
Interesting setting, solid story
Horst Schenke is involved in the investigation of a group of forgers who are causing problems for the Reich. However he is appraoched by a young Jewish wo... READ MORE
Jo-anne Atkinson
Dead of Night
Superb historical fiction
Anybody who knows me well, knows that not only am I a book geek but I am also a huge history nerd and I especially love historical fiction with a particula... READ MORE
Amanda Oughton
Dead of Night
Thriller set in WW2 Berlin
This is no. 2 in the Horst Schenke wartime thriller series and can be read as a stand alone. The author guides us into the heart of policing, in the icy W... READ MORE

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