The Hangman's Daughter

CD - unabridged
Audio (11 discs)
Product Number: BN11070
Released: Oct 13, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781511324731
Narrator/s: Grover Gardner
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Description

Germany, 1660: When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town. Whispers and dark memories of witch trials and the women burned at stake just seventy years earlier still haunt the streets of Schongau. When more children disappear and an orphan boy is found dead - marked by the same tattoo - the mounting hysteria threatens to erupt into chaos. Before the unrest forces him to torture and execute the very woman who aided in the birth of his children, Jakob must unravel the truth. With the help of his clever daughter, Magdelena, and Simon, the university-educated son of the town's physician, Jakob discovers that a devil is indeed loose in Schongau. But it may be too late to prevent bloodshed. A brilliantly detailed, fast-paced historical thriller, The Hangman's Daughter is the first novel from German television screenwriter Oliver POtzsch, a descendent of the Kuisls, a famous Bavarian executioner clan.

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Author(s): Oliver Potzsch
Series: Hangman's Daughter Series No: 1
Genre: Mystery

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