A Quiet Flame
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, World War II
Series: Bernard Gunther (#5)
Some books are never meant to be happy. Although in a Crime novel the outcome, most of the time, provides a solution to a crime, and brings a criminal to justice, but often it also leaves the reader with sadness. Either connected to a character, or to the general atmosphere created by the book. A QU...
I got this as a giveaway and I'm glad I did because how did Philip Kerr slip under my thriller radar?Our protagonist here is a private detective by the name of Bernie Gunther, an ex-cop with a wise-cracking, sarcastic sense of humor. It took a little while but once I saw what his personality was lik...
I'm now going to leave Bernie Gunther right where he is, should have stopped after the Berlin Noir trilogy.------ Read By: Jeff Harding Genre: Thriller Series Name: Bernie Gunther Position in Series: #5 Abridged: NoBlurbs - Posing as an es...
Another remarkable story from Philip Kerr. This time chapters fluctuate between 1932 where our 'hero' Bernie Gunter is a policeman investigating a so-called 'Lust Murder' of a crippled young girl, the daughter of a prominent Nazis and 1950 - having escaped to Argentina with Adolf Eichmann, where he ...
Good book. A flawed protagonist who's decent enough to root for. A seductive love interest. Plenty of plot twiats and things to think about. I thought the celebrity angle was a bit over-played.