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Philip Kerr was born in Edinburgh in 1956, and lives in London. He is the author of March Violets, The Pale Criminal, A German Requiem, A Philosophical Investigation, and Dead Meat. He has also edited two anthologies. In 2011 Philip Kerr was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library, awarded to an author for a body of work.

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A German cop who has moved from the Nazi 1930s to the post-war period, with mixed loyalties but a strong sense of duty which often gets him into trouble. A QUIET FLAME was his 5th outing and IF THE DEAD RISE NOT appeared next in September 2009.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Philip Kerr

The Lady from Zagreb by Philip Kerr
The Lady from Zagreb
Philip Kerr
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Cynical Berlin cop Bernie Gunther who has, through a series of captivating novels, engineered his way through the pitfalls and abysses of Nazi-times Germany and the opening...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2015
Prayer by Philip Kerr
Prayer
Philip Kerr
Fans will find this very different from his period spy Bernie Gunther novels. Here we have FBI agent Gil Martin questioning his faith much to his wife’s horror. Gil finds a Christian organisation that believes that, through the power of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
Research by Philip Kerr
Research
Philip Kerr
The author is renowned for period spy tales starring Bernie Gunther, all highly recommended, so the standard of this murder mystery is guaranteed, in fact it is extremely difficult to put down. It’s about ghost writing. A couple of copy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
A Man Without Breath A Bernie Gunther Novel by Philip Kerr
A Man Without Breath A Bernie Gunther Novel
Philip Kerr
Sarah Broadhurst's view... Another Bernie Gunther novel, this time towards and end of World War II. Gunther oversees the exhuming of a mass grave with instructions to hide the evidence if the killings were by the SS and to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2013
Prayer by Philip Kerr
Prayer
Philip Kerr
Fans will find this very different from his period spy Bernie Gunther novels. Here we have FBI agent Gil Martin questioning his faith much to his wife’s horror. Gil finds a Christian organisation that believes that, through the power of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
If The Dead Rise Not by Philip Kerr
If The Dead Rise Not
Philip Kerr
Winner of the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award 2009. A new Bernie Gunther mystery see’s the plot split between Nazi Germany and then moving on to pre-revolution Cuba. Not only are these books great detective novels they are also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2009
A Quiet Flame by Philip Kerr
A Quiet Flame
Philip Kerr
BERNIE GUNTHER - a German cop who has moved from the Nazi 1930s to the post-war period, with mixed loyalties but a strong sense of duty which often gets him into trouble. A QUIET FLAME was his 5th outing and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2008
The One from the Other by Philip Kerr
The One from the Other
Philip Kerr
Brilliantly evoking a dark, deceitful world of post war Germany, where no one seems trustworthy and paranoia is rife, Kerr brings back his hard boiled P.I Bernie Gunther. The historical references make this series a fascinating read with this one...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
The One from the Other by Philip Kerr
The One from the Other
Philip Kerr
Brilliantly evoking a dark, deceitful world of post war Germany, where no one seems trustworthy and paranoia is rife, Kerr brings back his hard boiled P.I Bernie Gunther. The historical references make this series a fascinating read with this one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2007

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