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LAUNCHING HEADLINE’S MOST EXCITING NEW NOVEL FROM THE CELEBRATED SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SIMON SCARROW – COMING MARCH 2021.

Berlin, December 1939

As Germany goes to war, the Nazis tighten their terrifying grip. Paranoia in the capital is intensified by a rigidly enforced blackout that plunges the city into oppressive darkness every night, as the bleak winter sun sets.

When a young woman is found brutally murdered, Criminal Inspector Horst Schenke is under immense pressure to solve the case, swiftly. Treated with suspicion by his superiors for his failure to join the Nazi Party, Schenke walks a perilous line – for disloyalty is a death sentence.

The discovery of a second victim confirms Schenke’s worst fears. He must uncover the truth before evil strikes again.

As the investigation takes him closer to the sinister heart of the regime, Schenke realises there is danger everywhere – and the warring factions of the Reich can be as deadly as a killer stalking the streets . . .

Praise for Simon Scarrow’s novels:

‘A great read’ Bernard Cornwell

‘What an amazing roller-coaster of a ride’ Manda Scott

‘Scarrow’s rank with the best’ Independent

‘Gripping’ Sunday Times

‘Tremendous’ Daily Express

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 18th March 2021

Price: £20

ISBN-13: 9781472258540

Reviews

Praise for Simon Scarrow: 'Scarrow's novels rank with the best
Independent
A great read
Bernard Cornwell
Gripping
Sunday Times
Tremendous
Daily Express
The author certainly understands the power of an action-packed narrative
Daily Mail