An atmospheric and gripping novel from an exciting new voice for fans of The Snow Child and The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
South-West Germany, 1926. The disappearance of a baby girl calls for Constable Theodore Hildebrandt and his son Klaus to visit the remote village of Hindelheim, a place where nothing ever happens. But the news of the missing baby has brought darkness to the community. It is as if someone or something wicked is playing a game. As the wind blows and the mist thickens, tensions rise among the villagers as everyone falls under suspicion. And when the rumors begin and secrets start to unravel, the quiet village of Hindelheim is set to change forever.
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Jenny Mayhew was nominated for a BAFTA special achievement award for her screenplay for To Kill a King. This is her first novel.Review:
· "Historical crime fiction is enjoying something of a golden moment and with her often ingenious and unusual debut, Jenny Mayhew adds significantly to the genre." --The Scotsman
· "Mayhew can definitely write... with a richness and intelligence, and never a sense of showing-off... [A Wolf in Hindelheim has] a wide-reaching subject matter pinned down to a strong plot; and in every short chapter a sign that this is an author to watch." --The Bookbag
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Book Description Hutchinson, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 352 pages. 8.50x5.00x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0091954029