Synopses & Reviews
"CHILLING. . . TAUT SUSPENSE.
--The Boston Globe
Berlin, 1943. Few saw his face; none knew his name. In whispered circles he was known only as Der Schattenmann, a merciless catcher for the Nazis who was always there, smiling, when the trains took you away to Auschwitz. . . .
"A FIRST-CLASS THRILLER. . . A MASTERPIECE OF DETECTIVE SUSPENSE."--The Toronto Star
Miami Beach, present day. Retired homicide detective Simon Winter's lonely life takes an urgent turn when his terrified neighbor appears at his door. She has seen a ghost in the flesh, a demon from her past--Der Schattenmann. The next morning, Sophie is found strangled, her eyes locked open in terror.
"GRIPPING . . . CHILLINGLY FRIGHTENING . . . HARD TO PUT DOWN."--The Miami Herald
The police think it's just another homicide. But Winter knows the horrifying truth: an elusive killer is stalking Holocaust survivors in Miami. Now, after years of retirement, Winter must match wits with a sadistically smooth expert on death who lives for the thrill of the hunt, tortures for the rush of power, and murders to keep himself, and his history, hidden forever. . . .
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