The Angel of Death (Der Totenzeichner)
Bastei Lübbe, Köln
16. Juli 2015, 448 Seiten
The discovery of a corpse poses a worrying puzzle for the Berlin police. The mysterious symbols scratched on the murder victim’s skin seem somehow familiar to Clara Vidalis. Are they ritual symbols? The autopsy brings more gruesome details to light, and it becomes clear that the modus operandi has been used before: Ten years earlier, a serial killer had spread terror in western US. He spent a whole summer committing his monstrous deeds before he took leave with the bloody message: “It’s not over, till it’s over.”
Has the Angel of Death returned?
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