Jan Fabel thought he was finished with death. Instead, while he is preparing for a new career outside the police, a Cologne murder detective asks for his help in tracking down the Carnival Cannibal, a terrifying serial killer who has killed each year for three years at the start of Cologne’s world-famous annual Carnival.
Maria Klee, Fabel’s deputy, is close to mental breakdown and on extended sick leave. Unknown to anyone, Maria also heads for Cologne to hunt down a different, even more dangerous killer. One with whom she has a score to settle.
Taras Buslenko, a Ukrainian special-forces commander prepares his hand-picked undercover spetznaz unit for a ‘black’ operation into Cologne. Their aim: to end, with extreme prejudice, the rule of an ex-pat Ukrainian crime-boss of legendary cruelty. Their orders: to let nothing or nobody get in their way.
Three paths converging on Cologne at Carnival at a time when the world is traditionally turned on its head and Chaos rules. And everybody hides behind a mask.
Fabel finds himself on a trail of betrayal and vengeance, violence and death. And once more faces his greatest enemy: the true Master of the Carnival.
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"Absolutely loved it ... The kind of thriller writing that made me want to be a writer in the first place" (Christopher Brookmyre)Book Description:
Jan Fabel travels from Hamburg to Cologne in pursuit of an old enemy ... and finds a new one
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Book Description Hutchinson, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091921422
Book Description Hutchinson, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91921422