1932: A drowned man is found in a freight elevator in the giant pleasure palace on Potsdamer Platz, far from any standing water. Inspector Gereon Rath's hunt for a mysterious contract killer has stalled, but this new case will take him to a small town on the Polish border and confrontation with the rising Nazi party.
A mystery full of twists and surprises and a classic detective you will root for all the way to the last page. Masterful. --Michael Ridpath, author of Traitor's Gate
The body count steadily mounts in Rath's most complicated case to date. --Paul French, author of Midnight in Peking
The Fatherland Files is a first-rate historical thriller and Gereon Rath is one of the most intriguing detectives in fiction. --NB Magazine