. But as he takes on cases involving millionaire industrialists, and Hitler’s most powerful cronies, stolen diamonds, Bernie finds himself mired in the brutality and corruption of a country on the brink of war. Hard-hitting, and richly detailed, fast-paced, March Violets is noir writing at its blackest and best.
The Pale Criminal: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - The first victim is a rich widow. Meanwhile, private investigator Bernie Gunther has taken on two cases involving blackmail. The second is Bernie himself. Having been caught framing an innocent jew for a series of vicious murders, the Kripo—the Berlin criminal police—are intent on locating the real killer and aren't above blackmailing their former colleague to get the job done.
Temporarily promoted to the rank of Kommissar, Bernie sets out to solve the dual mysteries and begins an investigation that will expose him to the darkest depths of humanity. Hard-boiled detective bernie gunther takes on a depraved serial killer terrorizing 1930's Berlin in the second gripping mystery in Philip Kerr’s New York Times bestselling series.
The Pale Criminal: A Bernie Gunther Novel #ad - In the sweltering summer heat wave of 1938, the German people anxiously await the outcome of the Munich conference, wondering whether Hitler will plunge Europe into another war.
A German Requiem: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Amid decaying imperial splendor bernie traces concentric circles of evil that lead him to a former head of the Gestapo and to a legacy that makes the atrocities of the war seem lily-white in comparison. Now the war is over and bernie is in Vienna, trying to clear an old friend and ex-Kripo colleague of the murder of an American officer.
Post-world war 2, bernie gunther investigates the murder of an American Nazi-hunter amongst the ruins of the Third Reich in this riveting thriller in Philip Kerr's bestselling historical mystery series. Vienna, 1947. Bernie gunther had his first brush with evil as a policeman in 1930s Berlin and came to know it intimately as a private eye under the Nazis, when each case drew him deeper into the enormities of the regime.
The One from the Other: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Accepting the case, he is on the run, and before long, Bernie takes on far more than he'd bargained for, facing enemies from every side. In the fourth mystery in philip kerr's new york times bestselling series, Bernie Gunther—a former policeman and reluctant SS offier—attempts to start over in the aftermath of World War 2 and quickly learns that the past is never far behind you.
. Berlin, 1949. Amid the chaos of defeat, Germany is a place of dirty deals, rampant greed, and fleeing Nazis. She merely wants confirmation that he is dead. No, she doesn't want him back—he's a war criminal. It's a simple job, but in postwar Germany, nothing is simple—nothing is what it appears to be. For bernie gunther, Berlin has become far too dangerous.
The One from the Other: A Bernie Gunther Novel #ad - After being forced to serve in the SS in the killing fields of Ukraine, Bernie has moved to Munich to reestablish himself as a private investigator. Business is slow and his funds are dwindling when a woman hires him to investigate her husband's disappearance.
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What’s more, her murder just might be linked to a missing German banker’s daughter and a long-unsolved case Bernie worked back in Berlin before the war. But the tough, fast-talking ex-Berlin detective doesn’t have the luxury of laying low. In this riveting historical mystery novel from New York Times bestselling author Philip Kerr, Bernie Gunther trails a serial killer in 1950’s Buenos Aires.
A Quiet Flame: A Bernie Gunther Novel #ad - . Buenos aires, 1950 .
If the Dead Rise Not: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Bernie, after being kicked out of Buenos Aires, has resurfaced with a relatively peaceful new life. Olympic committee, connive to soft-pedal Nazi anti-Semitism before the 1936 Olympiad. Berlin, 1934. Batista, aided by the cia, has just seized power; Castro is in prison; and the American Mafia is gaining a stranglehold on Cuba’s exploding gaming and prostitution industries.
But he discovers that he cannot truly outrun his past when he collides with an old love and a vicious killer from his Berlin days. Former policeman bernie gunther, finds himself caught between warring factions of the Nazi apparatus as Hitler and Avery Brundage, now a hotel detective, the head of the U.
If the Dead Rise Not: A Bernie Gunther Novel #ad - S. Havana, 1954. Detective bernie gunther navigates two corrupt regimes in this “richly satisfying mystery. That evokes the noir sensibilities of Raymond Chandler and Ross Macdonald while breaking new ground of its own”Los Angeles Times.
Field Gray: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Then he set himself up as a private detective—until 1940 when Heydrich dragooned him into the SS's field gray uniform and the bloodbath that was the Eastern Front. This edgar® award-nominated novel in philip kerr’s new York Times bestselling Bernie Gunther series reveals the cynical, hard-boiled detective’s harrowing history as an unwilling SS officer in World War 2.
During his eleven years working homicide in Berlin's Kripo, Bernie Gunther learned a thing or two about evil. Spanning twenty-five tumultuous years, field gray strides across the killing fields of Europe, landing Bernie in a divided Germany at the height of the Cold War—revealing a treacherous world where the ends justify the means and no one can be trusted.
The Lady from Zagreb Bernie Gunther Book 10G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - In this edgar® award-nominated novel in philip kerr’s New York Times bestselling series, former detective and unwilling SS officer Bernie Gunther is on the hunt for a beautiful femme fatale. Berlin, 1942. The first, a gorgeous actress—the rising star of a giant German film company controlled by the Propaganda Ministry.
. The second, the very clever, ambitious schemer, very dangerous Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels—a close confidant of Hitler, and flagrant libertine. It is there that bernie finds himself in a world of mindless brutality where everyone has a hidden agenda—perfect territory for a true cynic whose instinct is to trust no one.
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Three players take the stage.
The Other Side of Silence Bernie Gunther Book 11Marian Wood Books/Putnam #ad - As it just so happens, a rich and famous writer needs someone to fill the fourth seat in a regular game at the Villa Mauresque. His days and nights consist of maneuvering drunks to their rooms, shooing away prostitutes in search of trade, and answering the mindless questions posed by the absurdly rich guests—needless to say, he’s miserable.
Now, the man who was once a homicide detective and unwilling SS officer in Hitler’s Third Reich is simply the person you turn to for touring tips or if you need a bridge partner. But somerset maugham wants Bernie to help him get out of a game far more dangerous than bridge. Maugham is being blackmailed—perhaps because of his unorthodox lifestyle, once upon a time, or perhaps because, Maugham worked for the British Secret Service.
The Other Side of Silence Bernie Gunther Book 11 #ad - . When bernie gunther takes on a blackmail case and gets involved in the affairs of British spies, the former detective risks exposing his own dark past in this thrilling novel hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “one of Kerr’s best. Saint-jean-cap-Ferrat, 1956. Having gone into hiding in the french Riviera, Bernie Gunther is working as a concierge at the Grand-Hôtel under a false name.
Prague Fatale: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Bernie can think of better ways to spend a beautiful autumn weekend, as he says, but, “You don't say no to Heydrich and live. ”. Heydrich has been newly named Reichsprotector of Czechoslovakia. Tipped off that there is an assassin in his midst, he orders Bernie to join him at his country estate outside Prague, where he has invited some of the Third Reich's most odious officials to celebrate his new appointment.
Bernie is back from the eastern front, once again working homicide in Berlin's Kripo and answering to Reinhard Heydrich, a man he both detests and fears. Former detective and reluctant ss officer bernie gunther must infiltrate a brutal world of spies, partisan terrorists, and high-level traitors in this “clever and compelling”The Daily Beast New York Times bestseller from Philip Kerr.
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A Man Without Breath: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - But bernie doesn’t care about fitting in. In smolensk, bernie finds an enclave of Prussian aristocrats who look down at the wise-cracking, rough-edged Berlin bull. In a rare instance of agreement, both the Wehrmacht and Propaganda Minister Goebbels want irrefutable evidence of this Russian atrocity. He only wants to uncover the identity of a savage killer—before becoming a victim himself.
A month has passed since Stalingrad. And so bernie Gunther is dispatched. Then berlin learns of a Red massacre of Polish troops near Smolensk, Russia. Bernie gunther enters a dangerous battleground when he investigates crimes on the Eastern Front at the height of World War 2 in this gripping historical mystery from New York Times bestselling author Philip Kerr.
A Man Without Breath: A Bernie Gunther Novel #ad - Berlin, 1943. Though hitler insists Germany is winning the war, morale is low and commanders on the ground know better.