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Der Angstmann (Max Heller, Dresden Detective #1)

Dresden, November 1944: Die Bevlkerung leidet unter den anhaltenden Kriegszustnden und den tglichen Entbehrungen. Flchtlingsstrme drngen in die Stadt. Bombenalarme gehren zum Alltag. Da wird Kriminalinspektor Max Heller zu einer grausam zugerichteten Frauenleiche geholt. Schnell geht das Gercht um: Das war der Angstmann, der nachts durch die Ruinen schleicht. Heller gibt nichts auf das Gerede. Inmitten der Wirren des letzten Kriegswinters macht er sich auf die Suche nach einem brutalen Frauenmrder. Nicht nur sein linientreuer Vorgesetzter Rudolf Klepp legt Heller dabei Hindernisse in den Weg. Als im Februar 1945 die Stadt in einem beispiellosen Bombenhagel dem Erdboden gleich gemacht wird, hlt man auch den Mrder fr tot. Doch der Angstmann kehrt zurck ......

Title : Der Angstmann (Max Heller, Dresden Detective #1)
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ISBN : 9783423261203
Format Type : Klappenbroschur
Number of Pages : 336 pages
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Der Angstmann (Max Heller, Dresden Detective #1) Reviews

  • Pen & Ink Reviews

    The Air Raid Killer is a brilliant historical crime thriller written by Frank Goldammer and translated by Steve Anderson. Though the murder mystery and race to catch a chilling serial killer made for an engaging read, I found the setting to be the most compelling aspect of the book: the city of Dresden at the fall of the Third Reich.

    The Germans know that the war is lost, the ferocious Russians are approaching from the east as the Nazis wreak frantic havoc on the refugee-filled city, and a killer
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  • Joe Stamber

    An enjoyable historical mystery/thriller that reminded me somewhat of the John Russell books by David Downing. The Air Raid Killer was translated from the German original, although the job was done well enough that I couldn't tell. Detective Max Heller is hunting for a particularly nasty killer who finds his victims during the well-known air raids that targeted Dresden towards the end of the Second World War. Max's sons are fighting on distant fronts and he and his wife are desperate for news th ...more

  • Lisa

    Something a little bit different.

    I chose this book from this months kindle first selection, as there was something about it that intrigued me. It took some time for me to get into the story, but when i did I was hooked.

    The writer paints a graphic and often horrifically vivid pictutre of Dresden during this part of the war. I must admit that I have probably never really considered what it must have been really like for people the world over and the suffering they endured and this book certainly
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  • StefanieFreigericht

    Empfehlenswerter historischer Krimi mit dem bedrückenden Hintergrund in Dresden 1944-45

    Kriminalinspektor Max Heller ist ein Ermittler vom alten Schlag – routiniert, oft knurrig, wenig zu beeindrucken. Doch der Frauenmord, zu dem er gerufen wird, ist so grausam, dass er kaum an einen üblichen Täter glauben mag. Sein Vorgesetzter ist eher aus politischen Gründen im Amt und scheint eine einfache Lösung zu bevorzugen – aber das passt kaum mit der zweiten Frauenleiche zusammen, die für Heller zu viel
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  • Mike Farrell

    Nice premise, but the story drags in places

    I couldn't resist a story built around a normal police detective trying to do his job in WW II Dresden, were everything is over shadowed by the Nazi political agenda.

    In November 1944 Max Heller, a homicide detective, is assigned a murder case where a young woman's body is found strung up in a boat house near the Elbe river. She has been tortured and sliced open, but has not been sexually assaulted. This occurs during an allied air raid while most of the
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  • Yvonne (It's All About Books)



    Finished reading: April 12th 2018





    "How does anyone really know what someone's capable of?"



    *** A copy of this book was kindly provided to me by Netgalley and AmazonCrossing in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! ***

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  • Kaisu

    Zeitlich gut recherchiert, aber inhaltlich und von den Figuren hats mich jetzt nicht wirklich vom Hocker gehaun. Kann man gut weglesen, einen Lesetipp würd ich aber nicht aussprechen.

  • Jessica

    Most people are going to tell you this book was fantastic but in all honesty it took me 10 days to read, which is a horrible reading rate for me. I could not immerse myself in this book and looked for the smallest excuse to pick up a different book or go do some yard work.

    The writing was actually quite good and there were a lot of interesting facts about WWII mixed into the story line. I am a lover of all things WWII, yet the actual murder mystery turned me away. Heller just seems to stumble his
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