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The Silent Death

(2017)
(The second book in the Gereon Rath series)
A novel by

 
 
THE BASIS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TV SENSATION BABYLON BERLIN

Volker Kutscher, author of the international bestseller Babylon Berlin, continues his Gereon Rath Mystery series with The Silent Deathas a police inspector investigates the crime and corruption of a decadent 1930s Berlin in the shadows the growing Nazi movement.

March 1930: The film business is in a process of change. Talking films are taking over the silver screen and many a producer, cinema owner, and silent movie star is falling by the wayside.

Celebrated actress Betty Winter is hit by a spotlight while filming a talkie. At first it looks like an accident, but Superintendent Gereon Rath findsclues that point to murder. While his colleagues suspect the absconded lighting technician, Rath's investigations take him in a completely different direction, and he is soon left on his own.

Steering clear of his superior who wants him off the case, Rath's life gets more complicated when his father asks him to help Cologne mayor Konrad Adenauerwith a case of blackmail, and ex-girlfriend Charly tries to renew their relationship - all while tensions between Nazis and Communists escalate to violence.

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"A tale from the origins of the European darkness." - Kati Hiekkapelto


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Paperback Editions

November 2018 : Australia Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Silent Death
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
ISBN: 1-76052-793-9 / 978-1-76052-793-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Silent Death: A Gereon Rath Mystery (Gereon Rath Mystery Series)
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
ISBN: 1-250-18701-X / 978-1-250-18701-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Death (A Gereon Rath Mystery): International bestseller and major TV series
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
ISBN: 1-910985-64-3 / 978-1-910985-64-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
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Audio Editions

February 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Silent Death: 2
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
ISBN: 1-4894-8874-X / 978-1-4894-8874-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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February 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Silent Death: 2
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
ISBN: 1-4894-8875-8 / 978-1-4894-8875-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


September 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Silent Death (Gareon Rath)
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
ISBN: 1-5436-4115-6 / 978-1-5436-4115-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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May 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Silent Death: Gereon Rath, Book 2
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


May 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Silent Death: Gereon Rath, Book 2
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Silent Death: Gereon Rath, Book 2
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Silent Death: Gereon Rath, Book 2
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2018 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Silent Death
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Silent Death: A Gereon Rath Mystery (Gereon Rath Mystery Series Book 2)
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


May 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Silent Death (Gereon Rath Mystery)
Author(s): Volker Kutscher
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Availability: Amazon UK