Step into Weimar Berlin, a time of cabaret and jazz music, where mystery and suspense lurk around the next corner…

Berlin Tales series, historical fiction set in 1930s Germany

Berlin Vertigo

Berlin Vertigo is the first book in the trilogy, a historical mystery set in 1928.

When Thomas Strack witnesses the murder of a young man, all is not what it seems. Compelled to discover the truth about the victim’s identity, Thomas must confront the idea that his closest friend is a killer.

Set against the backdrop of jazz-age decadence and the political tensions of Weimar Germany, Thomas tracks down the facts and finds he must face a growing dilemma. If he cannot get to the heart of its secret, will he pay with his own fate and let his friend will get away with murder?

What readers of Berlin Vertigo are saying:

“A very compelling book that had me interested from the start. It’s a very well written story about a range of characters who live in the Berlin and Potsdam district of pre-war Germany. I read through the book quickly and was impressed by the twist and turns. I’ll definitely be buying the next book in the series. Excellent!” ★★★★★ recent reviewer

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Berlin Vertigo, historical fiction set in 1920s Germany
Vanished in Berlin, historical fiction set in 1930s Germany

Vanished in Berlin

Vanished in Berlin is the second part of the trilogy, set in 1931.

As the power of the Nazi machine grows, young Arno and Monika escape the city to spend a forbidden weekend together. Yet with no explanation and no warning, Monika suddenly vanishes.

Arno must do what he can to find her. Except that he has another problem: a Nazi past he would rather leave behind. And now his past is catching up with him.

What readers of Vanished in Berlin are saying:

“I loved this book. With richly drawn characters, a peek into the world of Berlin art and a plot full of suspense I found I was gripped until the very last page.” ★★★★★ recent reviewer

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Berlin Vengeance

Berlin Vengeance is the third part of the trilogy.

Berlin, 1933. A body is found inside a burnt-out motorcar. The victim was a an old Nazi Party member who betrayed his colleagues.

But all is not as if seems…

The murderer has made a fatal mistake of leaving behind the murder weapon at the crime scene. Now he must repair the error or else face the consequences of his deadly actions so far.

Meanwhile, the detective assigned to investigate the case has his own problems. He’s a new recruit with no training and not everyone respects him for it. When he is assigned to investigate the dead body, he finally has the chance to prove himself. It looks like a straight forward case of murder, until the clues begin to suggest otherwise.

Out in winter 2021.

Berlin Vengeance, historical fiction set in 1930s Germany