Five German schoolgirls are missing. Four have been found dead, and their gruesome deaths recall ritual killings. Bernie Gunther is reluctant when he is asked to rejoin the Berlin police in order to track down the murderer. But as Bernie gets closer to the truth, he realises that at the heart of this case is much more than one lone madman - in fact, there is a conspiracy at work more chilling than he could ever have imagined.
Football manager Scott Manson needs a new job, but in Barcelona he's not hired as a football manager, but as a detective. Barca's star player is missing, and Scott has a month to track him down. As Scott follows the trail from Paris to Antigua, he encounters the rotten heart of the beautiful game...
It's 1954 and Bernie Gunther sails to Florida, where he's arrested, returned to Cuba and imprisoned. There he meets Castro, and a French intelligence officer, Thibaud. Bernie is flown to Berlin with a proposition: work for the French or hang for murder. But Bernie's past as a German POW in Russia is about to catch up with him - in a way he could never have foreseen.
A GERMAN REQUIEM
Bernie Gunther had his first brush with evil as a policeman in 1930s Berlin and came to know it intimately as a private eye under the Nazis, when each case drew him deeper into the enormities of the regime. Now the war is over and Gunther is in Vienna, trying to clear an old friend of the murder of an American officer. Amid decaying imperial splendour, he traces sprials of depravity that lead him to a former head of the Gestapo.
HAND OF GOD
Scott Manson and London City are in Athens battling for the UEFA Champion's League title and the situation is tense. Karaiskakis Stadium is packed to the rafters when tragedy strikes, Christoph Bundchen collapses and dies mid-match. Is it a heart attack? Or something more sinister?
IF THE DEAD RISE NOT
Berlin 1934. Forced to resign as a homicide detective, Bernie Gunther is now house detective at the Adlon Hotel. The discovery of two bodies involves Bernie in the lives of two hotel guests; a journalist intent on persuading America to boycott the Berlin Olympiad and a German-Jewish gangster who plans to use the Olympics to enrich himself. Bernie uncovers a vast labour and construction racket designed to take advantage of the huge sums the Nazis are prepared to spend to showcase the new Germany to the world.
Scott Manson, team coach for London City football club, is also their all-round fixer. But when City manager Joao Zarco is killed at his team's stadium at Silvertown Docks, even Manson can't smooth over murder... but can he catch the killer before he strikes again?
THE LADY FROM ZAGREB
In 1942, there are worse places to be than Zurich and detective Bernie Gunther has seen his fair share of them. So when a superior asks him to track down a glamorous German actress believed to be hiding in Zurich, he takes the job. But soon Bernie finds himself involved in something much more sinister.
A MAN WITHOUT BREATH
Deep in the Katyn Forest, near Smolensk, a wolf digs up some human remains. Rumour has it that the grave is full of Polish officers murdered by the Russians - a war crime that is perfect propaganda for Germany. But it needs a detective of subtle skill to investigate this horrific discovery. Cue Bernie Gunther…
The year is 1936 and Berlin is preparing for the Olympic Games. Some of Bernie Gunther's Jewish friends are beginning to realise that they should have left while they could; and now ex-policeman Bernie has been hired by a wealthy industrialist to investigate two murders that reach high into the Nazi Party.
THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE
It is 1956 on the French Riviera. A world-weary Bernie Gunther is working as concierge at the Grand Hotel, living under a false name. Then his past walks through the door in the shape of Harold Hennig, a former captain in the Nazi security service. Bernie never forgets a face, especially when it belongs to a mass murderer who, in 1945, was responsible for the deaths of thousands; among them a woman Bernie loved. Bernie has a score to settle with Hennig....
September 1941: Bernie Gunther’s old boss, Reinhard Heydrich, orders him to Prague to stay at his country house. When a body is found in a room locked from the inside, the spotlight falls on Bernie to solve the mystery. So begins the most diplomatically sensitive case of his police career...
Gil Martins investigates domestic terrorism for the FBI. He is a religious man but he’s coming close to losing his faith due to the nature of his job. Gil starts to investigate a series of unexplained deaths, and as the evidence mounts, it becomes apparent that they have been killed through prayer. His new-found atheism is severely challenged, and he finds his own life is next on the line
A QUIET FLAME
Posing as an escaping Nazi war criminal, Bernie Gunther, Berlin's hardest-boiled private eye, arrives in Buenos Aires. A young girl has been murdered in peculiarly gruesome circumstances that strongly resemble Bernie's final case as a homicide detective. Reluctantly, Gunther agrees to help find the murderer, and discovers much more than he, or they, bargained for...
It is the 1960s and President Jack Kennedy has just taken power. The underground world of crime and corruption is rife and the mob have decided to succeed where the CIA have failed, and take out Fidel Castro. When they dispatch the hit man however, they are unaware that he has his own agenda. A different target altogether - the President. But is the hit man working alone or does someone else want Kennedy dead?