Fear of Dark Water by Craig Russell
By Craig Russell
Craig Russell is a British-born novelist and brief tale author. His Hamburg-set mystery sequence that includes detective Jan Fabel has been translated into 23 languages. Russell speaks fluent German and has a unique curiosity in post-war German heritage. His books, relatively the Fabel sequence, are likely to comprise old or mythological themes.
In February 2007, Russell used to be provided the Polizeistern (Police celebrity) by way of the Hamburg Police, the one non-German ever to have bought this accolade. In June 2007, Russell was once shortlisted for the 20,000 CWA Duncan Lawrie Gold Dagger, the world's greatest literary prize for crime fiction. He was once the winner of the 2008 CWA Dagger within the Library.
Jan Fabel - 6
Just as a huge environmental summit is set to begin in Hamburg, a tremendous hurricane hits town. while the flood waters recede, a headless torso is located washed up.Initially, Jan Fabel of the homicide fee fears it can be one other sufferer of a serial rapist and assassin who stalks his sufferers via web social community websites, then dumps their our bodies in waterways round the city.But the reality of the placement is way extra advanced or even extra sinister. Fabel’s investigations lead him to a secretive environmental Doomsday cult referred to as ‘Pharos’, the brainchild of a reclusive, crippled billionaire, Dominik Korn.Fabel’s abilities as a policeman are verified to their utmost as he unearths himself drawn into an unexpected, excessive tech international of our on-line world, the place a person might be anyone or whatever they need. And he quick realises that he's not the hunter, however the hunted.
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