The Constant Man
by Peter Steiner

Former Munich police detective Willi Geismeier is drawn out of hiding to find a deranged serial killer.

Former Munich detective Willi Geimeiser is a wanted man. He sacrificed his career and put his life on the line by exposing a high-ranking Nazi official as a murderer, and is now in hiding in a cabin deep in the Bavarian forest.

But when his friend, Lola, is savagely attacked, Willi returns to Munich in disguise and under a new identity – Karl Juncker – determined to find the perpetrator. Meanwhile, the discovery of the body of a woman in the River Isar leads Willi’s old colleague and friend, Detective Hans Bergemann, to uncover similar disturbing murders stretching back years. A serial killer who preys on young women is running loose on Munich’s streets. Could they be responsible for the attack on Lola, and can Willi catch a deranged murderer before the Gestapo catches him?

Reviews

“Taut . . . Steiner maintains suspense”

Publishers Weekly

“A disturbing, menacing novel . . . Strongly recommended for all readers interested in this era or in a free press. Fans of Rebecca Cantrell’s “Hannah Vogel” series will recognize the bleak atmosphere”

Library Journal Starred Review of The Good Cop, September PICK OF THE MONTH

“Steiner nicely dramatizes the politics of early Weimar Germany. Readers will welcome Geismeier’s further adventures”

Publishers Weekly on The Good Cop

“Impressive . . . A precisely written, carefully plotted novel, all the more dramatic for its understated tone”

Booklist on The Good Cop

“Steiner writes with crisp prose, using just a few crucial sentences to set a scene and unfurl the action . . . He does an excellent job of developing our empathy for each of the principal characters”

Historical Novel Society on The Good Cop

Peter Steiner

Peter Steiner is the author of the critically acclaimed Louis Morgon series of crime novels. He is also a cartoonist for The New Yorker and is the creator of one of the most famous cartoons of the technological age which prompted the adage, ‘On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.’

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The Constant Man by Peter Steiner is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278907401st June 2021145 X 225mm192$28.99
Hardback978072789074031st March 2021145 X 225mm192£20.99
Ebook97814483052091st May 2021N/A192$14.99
Ebook97814483052091st May 2021N/A192£12.99
Hardback - Large Print978144830617627th January 2022144 X 223mm304$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978144830617625th November 2021144 X 223mm304£22.99
Paperback978178029782824th February 2022135 X 210mm192$17.95
Paperback978178029782830th December 2021135 X 210mm192£12.99
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