The Pale House

The Pale House

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
"As the Nazi war machine is pushed back across Europe, defeat has become inevitable. But there are those who seek to continue the fight beyond the battlefield. German intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt has just been reassigned to the Feldjaegerkorps-a new branch of the military police with far-reaching powers. His position separates him from the friends and allies he has made in the last two years, including a circle of fellow dissenting Germans who formed a rough resistance cell against the Nazis. And he needs them now more than ever. While retreating through Yugoslavia with the rest of the army, Reinhardt witnesses a massacre of civilians by the dreaded Ustaše-only to discover there is more to the incident than anyone believes. When five mutilated bodies turn up, Reinhardt knows the stakes are growing more important-and more dangerous. As his investigation begins to draw the attention of those in power, Reinhardt's friends and associates are made to suffer. But as he desperately tries to uncover the truth, his own past with the Ustaše threatens his efforts. Because when it comes to death and betrayal, some people have long memories. And they remember Reinhardt all too well. And now, Reinhardt will have to fight them once more"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2014
Edition: Berkley trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9780425263068
0425263061
Branch Call Number: MYS MCCAL-L
Characteristics: 365 pages ; 21 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

t
TheresaAJ
Jan 16, 2015

This is the second book in the Gregor Reinhardt series. Reinhardt, ex-Berlin police detective, now a World War II German military intelligence officer, finds himself back in Sarajevo in 1944 to investigate the deaths of 3 Feldjaeger officers in a secluded wood. Along the way, he runs into old enemies who remember his previous trip to Bosnia. Even in a warm, lighted room, you could feel the cold, dark, hopeless atmosphere and the Balkan ethnic conflicts as the German Army retreats westward.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at TPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top