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The Dark Courier

A case for August Emmerich – Crime novel

Original Title: Der dunkle Bote

original edition

Hardcover with jacket, 400 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in.
ISBN: 978-3-8090-2703-4
€ 20.00 [D] | € 20.60 [A] | CHF 28.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Limes

Date of publication: May 27, 2019
This title is available.

Kundenrezensionen: 5 Sterne (21)


Rights sold to: Italy (Edizioni E/O)

Alex  Beer - The Dark Courier


"The Dark Courier tells of the hard fight for a life worth living and thus exceeds by far the boundaries of a common crime novel."


"Very vivid and atmospherically dense yet sinister novel with a clear-cut message …"

B5 Kulturnachrichten

"the most nerve-racking part so far and a real crime pleasure."

HI: Tech Campus

"Alex Beer's crime series about the Austrian investigator August Emmerich is one of the best crime series I have read in recent years."

Niederösterreichische Nachrichten

"It is the best part so far. Now, the novel is well-rooted in its time, and has found the right sound"


"[Alex Beer] cultivates crime and suspense on the highest level."

Die Presse

"Alex Beer interlocks in her crime novel the atmosphere of the post-war era with a suspenseful plot."

Nürnberger Nachrichten

"Like an archaeologist of crime literature, [Beer] set out on an endless search for traces to encapsulate the past."

Krone Verbrechen

"Highly suspensful, in both crime as well as historical terms. A real reading pleasure with additional value."


"Brilliantly written"


"A historical crime novel full of turns that draws a sinister, multilayered portrait of Vienna and its citizens. Exciting."

Münchner Merkur

"Completely spellbound, you chase through this bloody thriller that takes you on a fascinating journey through time."

Kronen Zeitung

"A gripping thriller set in 1920 Vienna"


"A creepy story, exactly the right thing for fans of crime novels."

Neue Welt

"Fascinatingly eerie and simultaneously as painful as each of Emmerich's steps."

Mainhattan Kurier

"Once again, Alex Beer combines a multilayered image of the past with a gripping plot."

Wo zum Sonntag

"This is what crime literature is about."





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