In the Dark by Andreas Pflüger @AndreasPflueger @HoZ_Books

We all know that Head of Zeus rock when it comes to books, I loved them prior to starting blogging, and the book I am reviewing for you is no exception- In the Dark by Andreas Pflüger.

Synopsis Jenny Aaron was a government assassin, part of an elite unit tracking Germany’s most dangerous criminals. She was one of the best, until a disastrous mission ended with her abandoning a wounded colleague and losing her sight forever. Now, five years later, she has learnt to navigate a darkened world, but is haunted by her betrayal. When she is called back to the force to trace a ruthless serial killer, she seizes the opportunity to solve the case and restore her honour.

Strong-willed, fearless – but vulnerable too – Jenny Aaron is a character to stand side by side with Clarice Starling and Lisbeth Salander.

Bestselling European thriller starring a blind special ops agent on the hunt for a terrifying serial killer.

“Extremely gripping, full of twists and turns, filled with action,
constantly surprising”
WDR Radio

 “Better than Bond” Die Zeit

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My review Jenny is an amazing character and it isn’t just because she has learned to live as a blind person. Her character has such depth that it would be impossible to fall in love with her. She is a superhero…ok maybe she isn’t but given her training as an assassin, prior to losing her eyesight, she may as well be one. Daredevil has nothing on her!!

There is a little thing that I looked forward to as I read through, Jenny’s lists. She would write lists about things like likes, dislikes, misses and so on..these lists helped to make her a relatable character.

This is a phenomenally written book and the writing is beautifully translated by Shaun Whiteside.

Meet the Author (1) Andreas Pflüger is a German screenwriter and author. He has written a number of episodes of the hugely popular German police procedural Tatort.

In the Dark is published in eight languages.

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