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Stasi Child

(2015)
(The first book in the Oberleutnant Karen Muller series)
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David Young's chillingly intricate Stasi Child was A London Times “Crime Book of the Month” and a Telegraph Pick of the Week.

1975: When Oberleutnant Karin Muller is called to investigate a teenage girl's body at the foot of the Berlin Wall, she imagines she's seen it all before. But she soon realizes that this is a death like no other before it - the girl was evidently trying to escape from West Berlin.

As a member of the People's Police, Muller's power in East Germany only stretches so far. The Ministry for State Security, the Stasi, assures her the case is closed, all they need to know is the girl's name. Yet they strongly discourage her from asking questions. The evidence doesn't add up, and it soon becomes clear the crime scene has been staged. But this regime does not tolerate curious minds, and it takes Müller too long to realize that the trail she's been following may lead her dangerously close to home ...

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"One of the best reads I’ve had in ages. With its masterful intertwining of dual storylines and its stark portrayal of life behind the Berlin Wall, this is a cracking debut." - David Jackson

"Deft, assured storytelling, a compelling new detective and a fascinating setting - I was up late to finish it!" - Gilly MacMillan

"Deep and dark, this debut is utterly gripping, sucking you in straight from the get go . . . a corker of an ending. Superb." - Nikki Owen


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Used availability for David Young's Stasi Child

Hardback Editions

August 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Stasi Child: A Karin Muller Thriller
Author(s): David Young
ISBN: 1-250-12175-2 / 978-1-250-12175-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

February 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Stasi Child: The award-winning Cold War crime thriller (The Oberleutnant Karin Muller series)
Author(s): David Young
ISBN: 1-78577-006-3 / 978-1-78577-006-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Twenty7
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


February 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Stasi Child: A Chilling Cold War Thriller
Author(s): David Young
ISBN: 1-78577-047-0 / 978-1-78577-047-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: twenty7
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Stasi Child: The award-winning Cold War crime thriller
Author(s): David Young
ISBN: 1-78577-046-2 / 978-1-78577-046-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: twenty7
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

August 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Stasi Child
Author(s): David Young
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
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August 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Stasi Child
Author(s): David Young
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Stasi Child
Author(s): David Young
ISBN: 1-5100-2508-1 / 978-1-5100-2508-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Stasi Child: Oberleutnant Karin Muller, Book 1
Author(s): David Young
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


February 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Stasi Child: Oberleutnant Karin Muller, Book 1
Author(s): David Young
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Stasi Child: Oberleutnant Karin Muller, Book 1
Author(s): David Young
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Stasi Child: A Karin Muller Thriller
Author(s): David Young
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


October 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Stasi Child: The award-winning Cold War crime thriller (The Oberleutnant Karin Muller series)
Author(s): David Young
Publisher: twenty7
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU