The Inmate

The Inmate

Hardback (08 Jun 2023)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Bestselling author Sebastian Fitzek sends you on an ingeniously disturbing journey with his brand new psychological thriller.A missing child. A desperate father. A terrible secret.Serial killer Guido T has already confessed to two horrific child murders and led the Berlin police to the horribly disfigured bodies. The police are sure he is also the kidnapper and murderer of six-year-old Max, who disappeared without trace a year ago. But now Guido T, who is being held in the high-security ward of a psychiatric prison hospital, is staying silent. The investigators have no reliable evidence. And without the prisoner's statement, Max's parents will have no certainty and will never be able to say goodbye to their son.But then an investigator from the homicide commission makes Max's desperate father an unbelievable offer: he will smuggle the distraught parent into the hospital where Guido T is imprisoned. Max's father will be listed as a fake patient, equipped with a fake medical record. He will be as close as he possibly can to the child killer, and plans to force the killer into a confession. Because nothing is worse than uncertainty.Or so he thinks. Until he, as an inmate, learns the gruesome truth...Reviewers on Sebastian Fitzek:'Fitzek's thrillers are breathtaking, full of wild twists' Harlan Coben 'Fitzek is without question one of the crime world's most evocative storytellers' Karin Slaughter.

Book information

ISBN: 9781804542323
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Imprint: Head of Zeus -- an Aries book
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 400
Weight: -1g
Height: 229mm
Width: 148mm