By Robert Wilson
This wonderful, atmospheric mystery set in war-torn Europe gained the CWA Gold Dagger and has now been reissued with the Javier Falcon series.
A Portuguese financial institution is based at the again of Nazi wartime deals.
Over part a century later a tender lady is murdered in Lisbon.
1941. Klaus Felsen, SS, arrives in Lisbon and the strangest get together in heritage the place Nazis and Allies, refugees and marketers dance to the lines of opportunism and melancholy. Felsen's battle takes him to the awful mountains of the north the place a brutal conflict is being fought for a component important to Hitler's blitzkrieg.
Late Nineties, Lisbon. Inspector Ze Coelho is investigating the homicide of a tender woman with a irritating sexual previous. As Ze digs deeper he overturns the darkish soil of heritage and reveals outdated bones. The 1974 revolution has left injustices of the previous fascist regime unresolved. yet there's an older, higher injustice for which this small loss of life in Lisbon is awful reimbursement, and in his ultimate push for the reality, Ze needs to face the main chilling competition.
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She and fellow detective Bob Gibbs had spent most of their days off since their honeymoon searching for the perfect 45 house. Having grown up on a farm, Sue longed for wide-open fields, bridle paths, and a swimming hole for those hot summer nights. But Bob had never known a yard bigger than a postage stamp. He couldn’t imagine living deep in the country, and, besides, as Major Crimes detectives, they couldn’t afford an hour-long commute to headquarters in case of emergencies or overtime. The Village of Navan seemed like the perfect compromise.