Julia Corbin: The Poison of Truth. Diana Verlag (Paperback, 21st century, c 2000 to c 2100, Germany)

The Poison of Truth

A case for Hall & Hellstern

Original Title: Das Gift der Wahrheit

original edition

Paperback, with flaps, 432 pages, 11.8 x 18.7 cm, 4.6 x 7.4 in.
ISBN: 978-3-453-35977-2
€ 9.99 [D] | € 10.30 [A] | CHF 14.50 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Diana

Date of publication: July 9, 2018
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Julia  Corbin - The Poison of Truth


"Kill me before the spider does."

Detective chief superintendent Alexis Hall and criminal biologist Karen Hellstern are called to a scene of crime near a sewage works. The dead woman has a medallion round her neck with a spider enclosed in resin. On the basis of water probes, Hellstern discovers that the woman was killed in some woods not far off. Further remains are unearthed here, finger bones and the corpses of a total of twelve women. All under thirty and all wearing a cross-spider medallion.

Playing it by her intuition, Hall follows a lead to Columbia. Several decades previously a mass grave was discovered containing only female corpses – cause of death: spider poison. The presumed perpetrator had just managed to escape …

Press on The Destiny Of Evil (vol. 1):

"Enthralling and with precise details, Julia Corbin’s debut novel is not for the weak of heart" Emotion

"Keep away from this if you value your sleep! […] A furious, high-class crime story." Freundin

"Only men can write bloody thrillers? What rubbish – with her The Poison of Truth Julia Corbin has proved that the opposite is true."

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