"Pötzsch makes clever use of Bavaria’s equivalent of the Kennedy assassination in this excellent stand-alone . . . Pötzsch’s sophisticated plotting and good use of a real-life historical puzzle place this far ahead of most Da Vinci Code wannabes." -- Publishers Weekly
, boxed and starred review "Intriguing, entertaining." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Historical mystery fans and conspiracy theorists will find much to enjoy in this bizarre tale." -- Library Journal
"This gripping thriller brings together the present and the past with high-action adventure in a bold, entertaining storyline." -- Shepherd Express
About the Author
OLIVER PÖTZSCH, born in 1970, has worked for years as a scriptwriter for Bavarian television. He is a descendant of one of Bavaria’s leading dynasties of executioners. Pötzsch lives in Munich with his family.