The Dead Woman in the Summer Resort

A seaside resort crime novel

Original Title: Die Tote in der Sommerfrische

original edition

Paperback, with flaps, 416 pages, 12.5 x 18.7 cm, 4.9 x 7.4 in., 55 b/w illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-442-49034-9
€ 10.00 [D] | € 10.30 [A] | CHF 14.50 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Goldmann

Date of publication: March 16, 2020
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Elsa  Dix - The Dead Woman in the Summer Resort


Genteel vacationers enjoying their summer holiday by the sea, but there is a murderer in their midst

Norderney 1912. The elegant seaside resort is where the high society of the Kaiserzeit spends its summer holidays. Young, independent Viktoria Berg is also enjoying being by the sea before starting her job as a teacher.

But then she witnesses Hamburg journalist Christian Hinrichs, who is writing a report on how the wealthy and beautiful spend the summer, is dragging a drowned young woman out of the sea. Viktoria knew the dead woman and doesn't for one second believe it was suicide. She and Christian start investigating and come across some sinister secrets among the refined ladies and gentlemen at the seaside resort in the days of the belle époque


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