First in the Chastity Riley series Number one bestseller in German
After convicting a superior for corruption and shooting off a gangster’s crown jewels, the career of Hamburg’s most hard bitten state prosecutor, Chastity Riley, has taken a nose dive: she has been transferred to the tedium of witness protection to prevent her making any more trouble.
However, when she is assigned to the case of an anonymous man lying under police guard in hospital almost every bone in his body broken, a finger cut off, and refusing to speak in anything other than riddles Chastity’s instinct for the big, exciting case kicks in.
Using all her powers of persuasion, she soon gains her charge’s confidence, and finds herself on the trail to Leipzig, a new ally, and a whole heap of lethal synthetic drugs.
When she discovers that a friend and former colleague is trying to bring down Hamburg’s Albanian mafia kingpin single handedly, it looks like Chas Riley’s dull life on witness protection really has been short lived
Fresh, fiendishly fast paced and full of devious twists and all the hard boiled poetry and ascerbic wit of the best noir, Blue Night marks the stunning start of a brilliant new crime series, from one of Germany’s bestselling authors.
I thought that this book was fantastic!! Everything about the book worked for me – the characters were brilliant, the pace was spot on and the plot was gripping, thrilling and completely addictive!!
I love crime fiction and as soon as I read the blurb for his book I knew I needed to read it and would definitely enjoy it and I wasn’t wrong – this will definitely be up there with my top reads of the year as it will take some beating! Really, really looking forward to this new crime series – if this first book is anything to go by it will be brilliant!! Loved it!!
No hesitation in giving this book 5stars – grab your copy now!!!
ORIGINAL ISBN: 978-1-912374-01-4 EPUB: 978-1-912374-02-1
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Simone Buchholz was born in Hanau in 1972.
At university, she studied Philosophy and Literature, worked as a waitress and a columnist, and trained to be a journalist at the prestigious Henri-Nannen-School in Hamburg.
In 2016, Simone Buchholz was awarded the Crime Cologne Award as well as runner-up for the German Crime Fiction Prize for Blue Night, which was number one on the KrimiZEIT Best of Crime List for months.
She lives in Sankt Pauli, in the heart of Hamburg, with her husband and son.