A terrifyingly prescient cult classic by the bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther series. Chilling. Absorbing. Part techno-thriller, part futuristic detective story, part diary of a serial killer. The new york times book review LONDON, 2013.
Hitler's PeaceG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Since stalingrad, Hitler has known that Germany cannot win the war. Unbeknownst to him, so has Himmler, who is ready to stage a coup in order to reach an accord. Fdr and stalin are willing to negotiate. Realizing that the unconditional surrender FDR has demanded will leave Germany in ruins, Hitler has put out peace feelers.
The upcoming allied conference in Teheran will set the ground rules for their second front-and for the peace to come. The new york times bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels reimagines the end of World War 2 in this gripping standalone spy thriller. Autumn 1943. Only churchill refuses to listen. At the center of this high-stakes game of deals and doubledealing is Willard Mayer, an OSS operative who has been chosen by FDR to serve as his envoy.
Hitler's Peace #ad - A cool, self-absorbed, mayer has embraced the stylish philosophy of the day, emotionally distant womanizer with a questionable past, in which no values are fixed. He is the perfect foil for the steamy world of deception, betrayals, and assassinations that make up the moral universe of realpolitik. With his sure hand for pacing, and his explosively creative imagination about what might have been, his firm grasp of historical detail, Philip Kerr has fashioned a totally convincing thinking man’s thriller in the great tradition of Eric Ambler and Graham Greene.
Dark Matter: The Private Life of Sir Isaac Newton: A NovelCrown #ad - Despite newton’s formidable intellect, he is unable to decipher the cryptic message or any of the others he and Ellis find as the body count increases within the Tower complex. Newton is warden of the royal mint, which resides within the Tower walls, and he has accepted an appointment from the King of England and Parliament to investigate and prosecute counterfeiters whose false coins threaten to bring down the shaky, war-weakened economy.
. Ellis may lack newton’s scholarly mind, but he is quick with a pistol and proves himself to be an invaluable sidekick and devoted apprentice to Newton as they zealously pursue these criminals. While newton and ellis investigate a counterfeiting ring, they come upon a mysterious coded message on the body of a man killed in the Lion Tower, as well as alchemical symbols that indicate this was more than just a random murder.
Dark Matter: The Private Life of Sir Isaac Newton: A Novel #ad - Dark matter is the lastest masterwork of suspense from Philip Kerr, the internationally bestselling and brilliantly innovative thriller writer who has dazzled readers with his imaginative, fast-paced novels. The haunted tower with its bloody history is the perfect backdrop for this richly satisfying tale, one that introduces an engrossing mystery into the volatile mix of politics, science, and religion that characterized life in seventeenth-century London.
I swore not to tell this story while Newton was still alive. 1696, young christopher ellis is sent to the Tower of London, but not as a prisoner. Though ellis is notoriously hotheaded and was caught fighting an illegal duel, he arrives at the Tower as assistant to the renowned scientist Sir Isaac Newton.
Like an instance of the fingerpost, dark matter is historical mystery at its finest, an extraordinary, The Name of the Rose, and Kerr’s own Berlin Noir trilogy, suspense-filled journey through the shadowy streets and back alleys of London with the brilliant Newton and his faithful protégé.
PrayerG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Acclaimed for his historical mysteries, the New York Times bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther series seamlessly shifts to a present-day setting in this intense psychological thriller. Gil martins, an agent with the fbi’s Domestic Terrorism Unit in Houston, sees the violence wrought by extremists of all kinds.
Gil has always been on the side of justice—until he learns something that shakes his faith in the system, in himself, and in God. Desperate, he prays, begging to know God is there. When a serial killer begins targeting the morally righteous at the same time that a number of secular icons come under attack, Gil realizes that his prayers are being answered in a most terrifying way.
The Winter HorsesKnopf Books for Young Readers #ad - He must also learn to keep secrets—for there is a girl, Kalinka, who is hiding in the park. Kalinka has lost her home, her family, her belongings—everything but her life. Still, she has gained one small, precious gift: a relationship with the rare wild and wily Przewalski's horses that wander the preserve.
Aside from max, these endangered animals are her only friends—until a Nazi campaign of extermination nearly wipes them out for good. Now kalinka must set out on a treacherous journey across the frozen forest to save the only two surviving horses—and herself. From philip kerr, the new york times bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels, comes a breathtaking journey of survival in the dark days of WWII in Ukraine, a country that remains tumultuous today.
The Winter Horses #ad - This inspiring tale captures the power of the human spirit and is perfect for fans of The Book Thief, Milkweed, and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. It will soon be another cold winter in the Ukraine. But it's 1941, and things are different this year. Max, the devoted caretaker of an animal preserve, must learn to live with the Nazis who have overtaken this precious land.
The Lady from Zagreb Bernie Gunther Book 10G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - The second, ambitious schemer, very dangerous Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels—a close confidant of Hitler, the very clever, 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.
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. Finally, there's bernie gunther—a former Berlin homicide bull now forced to run errands at the Propaganda Minister’s command.
The Lady from Zagreb Bernie Gunther Book 10 #ad - When goebbels tasks bernie with finding the woman the press have dubbed “the German Garbo, ” his errand takes him from Zurich to Zagreb to the killing fields of Croatia. The first, a gorgeous actress—the rising star of a giant German film company controlled by the Propaganda Ministry. Three players take the stage.
The Other Side of Silence Bernie Gunther Book 11Marian Wood Books/Putnam #ad - His days and nights consist of maneuvering drunks to their rooms, and answering the mindless questions posed by the absurdly rich guests—needless to say, shooing away prostitutes in search of trade, 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.
Having gone into hiding in the french Riviera, Bernie Gunther is working as a concierge at the Grand-Hôtel under a false name. 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. 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.
The Other Side of Silence Bernie Gunther Book 11 #ad - Saint-jean-cap-Ferrat, 1956. 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.
Metropolis A Bernie Gunther Novel Book 14G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Metropolis, is the capstone of a fourteen-book journey through the life of Kerr's signature character, completed just before Philip Kerr's untimely death, Bernhard Genther, a sardonic and wisecracking homicide detective caught up in an increasingly Nazified Berlin police department. Berlin, a city where nothing is verboten.
This is what bernie Gunther finds on his first day with the Murder Commisson. It is berlin as it edges toward the new world order that Hitler will soo usher in. Right now, he has to listen and learn. Including, to his chagrin, that when push comes to shove, he isn't much better than the gangsters in doing whatever her must to get what he wants.
Metropolis A Bernie Gunther Novel Book 14 #ad - He's been taken on beacuse the people at the top have noticed him--they think he has the makings of a first-rate detective. And bernie? he's a quick study and he's learning a lot. Metropolis is a perfect goodbye--and first hello--to its hero. Bernie gunther has, at last, come home. Washington postnew york times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad.
Prague Fatale: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - 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.
Berlin, 1941. Heydrich has been newly named Reichsprotector of Czechoslovakia. One of them is the would-be assassin. Bernie can think of better ways to spend a beautiful autumn weekend, but, as he says, “You don't say no to Heydrich and live. ”. 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.
A Man Without Breath: A Bernie Gunther NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Then berlin learns of a Red massacre of Polish troops near Smolensk, Russia. A month has passed since Stalingrad. Though hitler insists Germany is winning the war, morale is low and commanders on the ground know better. 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.
Berlin, 1943. In a rare instance of agreement, both the Wehrmacht and Propaganda Minister Goebbels want irrefutable evidence of this Russian atrocity. And so bernie Gunther is dispatched. He only wants to uncover the identity of a savage killer—before becoming a victim himself. In smolensk, bernie finds an enclave of Prussian aristocrats who look down at the wise-cracking, rough-edged Berlin bull.
A Man Without Breath: A Bernie Gunther Novel #ad - But bernie doesn’t care about fitting in.