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The gripping new thriller from the award-winning, bestselling author of STASI CHILD

A Darker State

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For the Stasi, it's not just the truth that gets buried . . .

The body of a teenage boy is found weighted down in a lake. Karin Müller, newly appointed Major of the People's Police, is called to investigate. But her power will only stretch so far, when every move she makes is under the watchful eye of the Stasi.

Then, when the son of Müller's team member goes missing, it quickly becomes clear that there is a terrifying conspiracy at the heart of this case, one that could fast lead Müller and her young family into real danger.

Can she navigate this complex political web and find the missing boy, before it's too late?

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David Young

David Young was born near Hull and - after dropping out of a Bristol University science degree - studied Humanities at Bristol Polytechnic. Temporary jobs cleaning ferry toilets and driving a butcher's van were followed by a career in journalism with provincial newspapers, a London news agency, and international radio and TV newsrooms. He now writes in his garden shed and in his spare time supports Hull City AFC.

His first book, Stasi Child, was the winner of the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger and his second, Stasi Wolf, was longlisted for the Theakston's Crime Novel of the Year Award.

Book Details

Publisher Zaffre
Genre Thriller/Suspense
Released on 08/02/18
Pages 384
ISBN 9781785760709
Price £7.99


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