Blood Eagle

by Craig Russell

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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From the same publisher who brought you Kathy Reichs and Karin Slaughter comes a talented new voice in thriller writing – Craig Russell.  The author introduces us to a new detective hero, Jan Fabel - half-Scottish, half-German - a man of conscience and imagination.  A man determined to solve the mystery of a killer who is ripping the lungs from his victims’ bodies.  But, how can he track a murderer who leaves no trail, whose victims seem purposefully random and whose motive reaches far beyond greed and lust, into the darkest recesses of the human soul?

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Blood Eagle Synopsis

The first woman had her lungs ripped out. When the same gruesome ritualistic method was used again, it was clear that the same killer was responsible. But there is no precise evidence to link the two cases, except for the tantalising email. In his first crime novel, Craig Russell introduces us to a new detective hero, Jan Fabel - half-Scottish, half-German - a man of conscience and imagination. Russell has also created a richly textured scenario where the City of Hamburg plays a central role - it is a city where the old Germany combines increasingly with the new, where gangs from Turkey and the Ukraine battle for supremacy.
 
Blood Eagle is a violently exciting thriller and Fabel's desperate attempt to solve the case before more victims are discovered, gradually uncovers layer upon layer of intrigue. How can he track a murderer who leaves no trail, whose victims seem purposefully random and whose motive reaches far beyond greed and lust, into the darkest recesses of the human soul?

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ISBN: 9780091800147
Publication date: 03/03/2005
Publisher: Arrow (a Division Of Random House Group)
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780091800147
Publication date: 3rd March 2005
Author: Craig Russell
Publisher: Arrow (a Division Of Random House Group)
Format: Hardback
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Craig Russell

Craig Russell was born in 1956, in Fife, Scotland. He served as a police officer and worked in the advertising industry as a copywriter and creative director. Russell, who speaks German and has a long-standing interest in post-war German history and society, has been a freelance writer for twelve years; Blood Eagle is his first novel. He now lives in the West of Scotland.

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