Fatal Lies by Frank Tallis
A Novel (Mortalis)

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A dogged police inspector and an insightful young psychiatrist match wits with depraved criminal minds in this acclaimed mystery series set in Freud’s Vienna.

In glittering turn-of-the-century Vienna, brutal instinct and refined intellect fight for supremacy. The latest, most disturbing example: the mysterious and savage death of a young cadet in the most elite of military academies, St. Florian’s. Even using his cutting-edge investigative techniques, Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt cannot crack the school’s closed and sadistic world. He must again enlist the aid of his frequent ally, Dr. Max Liebermann, an expert in Freudian psychology. But how can Liebermann help when he a crisis of his own: handling his conflicted and forbidden feelings for two different women, one a former patient? As the case unfolds, powerful forces will stop at nothing to keep a dark secret.

About Frank Tallis

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Frank Tallis is a clinical psychologist and critically acclaimed author of the Liebermann series—A Death in Vienna, Vienna Blood, Fatal Lies, Vienna Secrets, Vienna Twilight, and Death and the Maiden—which has been translated into fourteen languages and optioned for television. Vienna Secrets and Vienna Twilight were both nominated for Edgar Awards. Tallis has received a Writers’ Award from the Arts Council England and the New London Writers Award from the London Arts Board. He has held lecturing posts in clinical psychology and neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry and King’s College London.
Published February 17, 2009 by Random House. 450 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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St. Florian's Military Academy outside Vienna serves as the forbidding backdrop for Tallis's stellar third historical to feature Insp. Oskar Rheinhardt and Dr. Max Liebermann (after 2008&

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New crime fiction from Frank Tallis, Val Mc­Dermid, Andrea Camilleri, Tim Dorsey and Alfred Alcorn.

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The Washington Post

Liebermann and Rheinhardt meet often in the evenings to blend Liebermann's piano skills with the inspector's singing.

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Bookmarks Magazine

That is the premise of this series starring Oskar Rheinhardt, a Viennese police inspector, and Dr. Max Liebermann, who regularly uses his psychoanalytic prowess to figure out whodunnit.

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