“CHILLING. . . TAUT SUSPENSE.—The Boston Globe
Berlin, 1943. Few saw his face; none knew his name. In whispered circles he was known only as Der Schattenmann, a merciless catcher for the Nazis who was always there, smiling, when the trains took you away to Auschwitz. . . .
“A FIRST-CLASS THRILLER. . . A MASTERPIECE OF DETECTIVE SUSPENSE.”—The Toronto Star
Miami Beach, present day. Retired homicide detective Simon Winter’s lonely life takes an urgent turn when his terrified neighbor appears at his door. She has seen a ghost in the flesh, a demon from her past—Der Schattenmann. The next morning, Sophie is found strangled, her eyes locked open in terror.
“GRIPPING . . . CHILLINGLY FRIGHTENING . . . HARD TO PUT DOWN.”—The Miami Herald
The police think it’s just another homicide. But Winter knows the horrifying truth: an elusive killer is stalking Holocaust survivors in Miami. Now, after years of retirement, Winter must match wits with a sadistically smooth expert on death who lives for the thrill of the hunt, tortures for the rush of power, and murders to keep himself, and his history, hidden forever. . . .