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A suspenseful and gripping crime thriller set in East Germany, from the bestselling author of Stasi Child

Stasi Winter

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The state's power is absolute, history is re-written, and the 'truth' is whatever the Stasi say it is.

So when the murder of a woman is officially labelled an 'accidental death', Major Karen Müller of the People's Police is faced with a dilemma.

To solve the crime, she must defy the official version of events. But defy the Stasi means putting her own life - and the lives of her young family - in danger.

As the worst winter in history holds Germany in its freeze, Müller must untangle a web of state secrets and make a choice: between the truth and a lie, justice and injustice, and, ultimately, life and death.

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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 Historical fiction
Released on 09/01/20
Pages 400
ISBN 9781785765469
Price £7.99


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