Posing as an escaping Nazi war-criminal Bernie Gunther arrives in Buenos Aires and, having revealed his real identity to the local chief of police, discovers that his reputation as a detective goes before him. A young girl has been murdered in peculiarly gruesome circumstances that strongly resemble Bernie's final case as a homicide detective with the Berlin police. A case he had failed to solve. Circumstances lead the chief of police in Buenos Aires to suppose that the murderer may be one of several thousand ex Nazis who ...

A Quiet Flame 2009, Thorndike Press, Waterville, ME

ISBN-13: 9781410417695

Large type / large print


A Quiet Flame 2008, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781847245588

Mass-market paperback