» She has to get out, move. Run away from the memories, from this dream with its premonition of doom. «

THE DEAD THAR SEEK YOU

The Dead that Seek You

Judith Krieger’s sixth case.
No more dead people! This is what Chief Inspector Judith Krieger tells herself as she returns to Cologne, this time as head of the Missing Persons Unit instead of a homicide detective. She’s wanted this job for four years. But on her very first day, Judith is called to the scene of a gruesome murder in a windowless basement.

At long last – Judith Krieger is back!

THE DEAD THAR SEEK YOU (2016)

Pendo Hardcover, October 2016, Germany

Translations / View book covers

On On her very first day back in her job in Cologne, Judith is called to the scene of a gruesome murder in a windowless basement. The body of a man who disappeared without trace weeks before has been found – locked in the basement without water, he has died an agonising death. The hunt for the killer takes Judith to the limits of legality and on a search for a second missing person. Is the young Columbian woman Inez another victim, or a merciless killer in search of revenge? Little by little, Judith Krieger uncovers a dramatic tale of escape, displacement, violence and cheated desire …