The Dark Monk

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547807683
Size: 16.16 MB
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A follow-up to the internationally best-selling The Hangman's Daughter traces the 1648 investigation by hangman Jakob Kuisl, his headstrong daughter and the town physician into the poisoning murder of a priest whose demise is precariously linked to the Crusades and the Knights Templar treasure. Original. 100,000 first printing.

The Hangman S Daughter

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547745015
Size: 14.91 MB
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After a local midwife is accused of being a witch and murdering an orphan in the 17th century, Bavarian Hangman Jakob Kuisl and his daughter, Magdalena, believe that midwife is innocent and seek out the true killer, despite Jakob being charged with torturing a confession out of the accused woman. Reissue.

The Beggar King

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 054799219X
Size: 14.19 MB
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After the hangman Jakob Kuisl is framed for his sister's murder, his daughter Magdalena and her paramour, Simon, enlist the help of a network of beggars in order to save him from the noose.

The Monk And The Hangman S Daughter

Author: Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781473360358
Size: 15.33 MB
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A masterpiece, written almost as a modern folktale. Follow the tale of the monk Ambrosius as he meets the shunned Benedicta, the local hangman's daughter. Ambrosius becomes embroiled in a dark and twisted tale of love, assault and the sins of the past.

The Werewolf Of Bamberg

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0544610946
Size: 20.12 MB
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The thrilling fifth entry in Oliver Pötzsch's best-selling Hangman's Daughter series. In 1668, hangman Jakob Kuisl, his daughter Magdalena and her husband Simon are traveling to the town of Bamberg. But what was planned as a family vacation soon becomes a nightmare: there is a murderer in Bamberg leaving the severed limbs victims in the trash outside the city. When rumors quickly spread that the murders are the work of a werewolf Jakob Kuisl must prove the superstition wrong and embarks on a search for the " devil of Bamberg." This thrilling fifth entry in Oliver Pötzsch's Hangman's Daughter series follows the continuing adventures and mysteries that surround the Kuisl family.

The Play Of Death

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 132866208X
Size: 11.30 MB
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The mysterious sixth entry in the Hangman's Daughter series It is 1670 and Simon Fronwieser is in the town of Oberammergau to bring his seven-year-old son to boarding school. As he bids his boy a tearful farewell, news comes of a shocking murder: the man who was to play the part of Christ in the town's Passion Play has been found dead, nailed to the set's cross. As there is no doctor in town, Simon is brought in to examine the body. The chance to spend more time with his son and to investigate the murder quickly convince him to stay. Soon he is joined by his father-in-law, Jakob Kuisl, the Schongau hangman, and the two begin piecing together the puzzle of the actor's death. Was he murdered by a jealous rival? Are the recently arrived and unpopular immigrant workers somehow involved? Or is it a punishment from God for the villagers' arrogance in trying to schedule the play four years earlier than prescribed by ancient custom? Once again, it looks like it is up to the Kuisls to unravel the mystery and bring atown's dark secrets to light.

The Ludwig Conspiracy

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547740102
Size: 12.64 MB
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When an encoded diary about Ludwig, the fairytale king of Bavaria who was declared insane and died mysteriously soon thereafter, falls into his hands, rare book dealer Steven Lukas is forced to go on the run as he becomes the target of Ludwig's deranged modern-day followers. 100,000 first printing.