The Hangman's Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch

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Germany, 1660: When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play. So begins The Hangman's Daughter--the chillingly detailed, fast-paced historical thriller from German television screenwriter, Oliver Pötzsch--a descendent of the Kuisls, a famous Bavarian executioner clan.
 

About Oliver Pötzsch

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Oliver Pötzsch, born in 1970, was for years a radio personality for Bavarian radio and a screenwriter for Bavarian public television. He is a descendant of the Kuisls, the well-known line of Bavarian executioners who inspire his novels. He lives with his family in Munich.
 
Published December 7, 2010 by AmazonCrossing. 448 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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The first novel from German screenwriter P%C3%B6tzsch is a brilliantly-researched and exciting story of a formative era of history when witches were hunted and the inquisitors had little belief in the

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