Book List:31 titles

  • New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad. Summer, 1928. Berlin, a city where nothing is verboten. In the night stree...


  • Knowing New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr's delight in subterfuge and obfuscation, readers can rest assure that nothing is what it seems when Bernie Gunther discovers war criminals living freely in Europe. It is 1956 and Bernie Gunther...


  • From New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr, the much-anticipated return of Bernie Gunther, our compromised former Berlin bull and unwilling SS officer. With his cover blown, he is waiting for the next move in the cat-and-mouse game that, even...


  • Billy Shivers doesn’t have a lot of excitement in his life. He prefers to spend his days reading alone in the Hitchcock Public Library. So it is a bit out of character when he finds himself drawn to the Haunted House of Books, and a competition d...


  • From New York Times bestselling author Philip Kerr, comes a story of a young man growing up in colonial America. No one knows when "something infernal" crept into the heart of young Master Edgar, a well-bred British orphan in the hands of a cool s...


  • Once I’d been a good detective in Kripo, but that was a while ago, before the criminals wore smart gray uniforms and nearly everyone locked up was innocent.” Being a Berlin cop in 1942 was a little like putting down mousetraps in a cage full of t...


  • A beautiful actress, a rising star of the giant German film company UFA, now controlled by the Propaganda Ministry. The very clever, very dangerous Propaganda Minister -- close confidant of Hitler, an ambitious schemer and flagrant libertine. And Ber...


  • From New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr comes an amazing departure: an intense psychological thriller, sure to garner even more acclaim for this powerhouse author on the rise. Gil Martins, an agent with the FBI’s Domestic Terrorism Un...






  • From Philip Kerr, the New York Times bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels, comes a breathtaking journey of survival in the dark days of WWII in Ukraine, a country that remains tumultuous today. This inspiring tale captures the power of the...


  • Berlin, March 1943. A month has passed since Stalingrad and morale is low. Then Berlin learns of a Red massacre of Polish troops near Smolensk. In a rare instance of agreement, both the Wehrmacht and Propaganda Minister Goebbels want irrefutable evid...


  • September 1941: Reinhard Heydrich is hosting a gathering to celebrate his appointment as Reichsprotector of Czechoslovakia. He has chosen his guests with care. All are high-ranking Party members and each is a suspect in a crime as yet to be committed...


  • Bernie on Bernie: I didn't like Bernhard Gunther very much. He was cynical and world-weary and hardly had a good word to say about anyone, least of all himself. He'd had a pretty tough war . . . and done quite a few things of which he wasn't proud. ....


  • Berlin, 1934: The Nazis have secured the 1936 Olympiad for the city but are facing foreign resistance. Hitler and Avery Brundage, the head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, have connived to soft-pedal Nazi anti- Semitism and convince America to particip...


  • Philip Kerr returns with his best-loved character, Bernie Gunther, in the fifth novel in what is now a series: a tight, twisting, compelling thriller that is firmly rooted in history. A Quiet Flame opens in 1950. Falsely fingered a war criminal, B...


  • Germany, 1949: Amid the chaos of defeat, it's a place of dirty deals, rampant greed, fleeing Nazis, and all the intrigue and deceit readers have come to expect from this immensely talented thriller writer. In The One from the Other, Hitler's legacy l...


  • In the fall of 1943, Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met in Teheran to determine the endgame of the war. But what if Hitler, canny enough to realize he could no longer win the war, was putting out peace feelers? And what if his secret offer threaten...


  • In 1696, young Christopher Ellis is sent to the Tower of London, but not as a prisoner. Though Ellis is notoriously hotheaded and was caught fighting an illegal duel, he arrives at the Tower as assistant to the renowned scientist Sir Isaac Newton. Ne...


  • The Communist. The Politician. The Hit Man. The Shot. Tom Jefferson has a job he does very well. He kills for a living. Fresh off the takedown of a Nazi in Buenos Aires, Tom is poised for his next "assignment" -- the assassination of Fidel Ca...


  • In this wonderful anthology of reflections on lying, attacks on deceit and whopping great lies, Philip Kerr has come up with splendid examples from the era of the Bible and Plato to slippery government spokesmen in today's Britain and America....


  • Philip Kerr, the author of Esau, introduces us to a dark and dismal future Earth where pure blood has become the world's most precious commodity. A combination of medical thriller, action-adventure, and science fiction novel, The Second Angel is an i...


  • Dave Delano, charismatic and intelligent thief and conman, has just served five years in Florida State Penitentiary, where he thought of the heist to see him right for the rest of his life - robbing the carrier of the United Yacht Transport. But the ...


  • In an ice cave high on a forbidden Himalayan mountaintop, renegade climber lack Furness unearths a perfectly preserved skull, a fossil that may be the missing link and the scientific discovery of the century. To Berkeley paleoanthropologist Stella Sw...


  • Ray Richardson, a brilliant architechnologist, has created "The Gridiron" in the heart of LA. Every aspect of the building is controlled by an intricate computer system, but after two bizarre deaths, on the eve of the official opening, the computer r...


  • Ray Richardson, a brilliant architechnologist, has created "The Gridiron" in the heart of LA. Every aspect of the building is controlled by an intricate computer system, but after two bizarre deaths, on the eve of the official opening, the computer r...


  • In the new St. Petersburg, everyone is driven by something--hunger, fear or greed. State shops are empty and organized crime is flourishing. To combat the rising criminal tide, an investigator from Moscow is sent to learn about the Russian Mafia. And...


  • Ex-policeman Bernie thought he'd seen everything on the streets of 1930s Berlin. Then he went freelance and each case he tackled sucked him further into the excesses of Nazi sub-culture. And even after the war Bernie uncovered a legacy that made the ...


  • A powerful, thought-provoking thriller set in London in 2013 with a difference that takes the reader on a terrifying journey into the head of a serial killer and to the heart of murder itself. Kerr has produced an unusual work of suspense which puts ...


  • Bernie Gunther had his first brush with evil as a policeman in 1930’s Berlin and came to know it intimately as a private eye under the Nazis, when each case drew him deeper into the enormities of the regime. Now the war is over and Gunther’s in V...






  • The brutality and corruption of Nazi Germany serve as the backdrop for this impressive debut mystery novel. Scottish-born Kerr re-creates the period accurately and with verve; the novel reeks of the sordid decade that saw Hitler's rise to power. Bern...


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    Hailed by Salman Rushdie as a "brilliantly innovative thriller-writer," Philip Kerr is the creator of taut, gripping, noir-tinged mysteries that are nothing short of spellbinding. In this second book of the Berlin Noir trilogy, The Pale Criminal brin...