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Hotel Cartagena

by Simone Buchholz

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

Hotel Cartagena Synopsis

Chastity Riley and her friends are held hostage in a hotel bar by twelve armed men set on revenge, in a searing, breathtakingly original new thriller from the 'Queen of Krimi' 

Twenty floors above the shimmering lights of the Hamburg docks, Public Prosecutor Chastity Riley is celebrating a birthday with friends in a hotel bar when twelve heavily armed men pull out guns, and take everyone hostage. Among the hostages is Konrad Hoogsmart, the hotel owner, who is being targeted by a man whose life - and family - have been destroyed by Hoogsmart's actions.

With the police looking on from outside - their colleagues' lives at stake - and Chastity on the inside, increasingly ill from an unexpected case of sepsis, the stage is set for a dramatic confrontation ... and a devastating outcome for the team ... all live streamed in a terrifying bid for revenge.

Crackling with energy and populated by a cast of unforgettable characters, Hotel Cartagena is a searing, stunning thriller that will leave you breathless.

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Hotel Cartagena Press Reviews

'A stylish, whip-smart thriller' Russel McLean

'Lyrical and pithy' Sunday Times

'Fierce enough to stab the heart' Spectator

'A real blast of adrenaline' Big Issue

'Sharp and unrelenting' CultureFly

'Simone Buchholz writes with real authority and a pungent, noir-ish sense of time and space' Financial Times

'Deeply moody, atmospheric and evocative' Blue Book Balloon

'An unconventional, refreshing new voice' Crime Fiction Lover

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ISBN: 9781913193546
Publication date: 04/03/2021
Publisher: Orenda Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781913193546
Publication date: 4th March 2021
Author: Simone Buchholz
Publisher: Orenda Books
Format: Paperback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Fiction in translation, Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense,

About Simone Buchholz

Simone Buchholz was born in Hanau in 1972. At university, she studied Philosophy and Literature, worked as a waitress and a columnist, and trained to be a journalist at the prestigious Henri-Nannen-School in Hamburg. In 2016, Simone Buchholz was awarded the Crime Cologne Award as well as the second Place of the German Crime Fiction Prize for Blue Night, which was number one on the KrimiZEIT Best of Crime List for months. She lives in Sankt Pauli, in the heart of Hamburg, with her husband and son.

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