Stasi Child A Compelling Cold War ThrillerThe Oberleutnant Karin Muller Series Series
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Winner of the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger 2016.
East Berlin, 1975. When Oberleutnant Karin Muller is called to investigate a teenage girl's body at the foot of the Wall, she imagines she's seen it all before. But when she arrives she realises this is a death like no other. In a world of conspiracy and espionage, can Karin Muller find the truth? Stasi Child is David Young's brilliant and page-turning debut novel.
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Stasi Child A Compelling Cold War Thriller by David Young
It seems the girl was trying to escape - but from the West. Muller is a member of the People's Police, but in East Germany her power only stretches so far. The Stasi want her to discover the identity of the girl, but assure her the case is otherwise closed - and strongly discourage her from asking questions. The evidence doesn't add up, and it soon becomes clear the crime scene has been staged. But this is not a regime that tolerates a curious mind, and Muller doesn't realise that the trail she's following will lead her dangerously close to home ...
Praise for Stasi Child:
'Deft, assured storytelling, a compelling new detective and a fascinating setting - I was up late to finish it!' - Gilly Macmillan, author of Burnt Paper Sky
'One of the best reads I've had in ages. With its masterful intertwining of dual storylines and its stark portrayal of life behind the Berlin Wall, this is a cracking debut.' - David Jackson, bestselling author of Cry Baby
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Publication date11th February 2016
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CategoriesThriller / suspense
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