Spain, summer 1937, the civil war rages. A Wehrmacht officer assigned to Franco's Spanish Foreign Legion investigates the murder of the poet Frederico Garcia Lorca, as does his opponent, an American member of the International Brigades.
The third in the Martin Bora series. Rome, 1944, the last days of Nazi occupation. Wehrmacht officer Martin von Bora investigates three murders in a city drenched in the violence of partisan attacks followed by mass SS reprisals.
Afte Stalingrad, Major Martin Bora is still serving on the Russian front as a German counterintelligence officer. Two Russian generals die in German custody. Everything appears to exclude the likelihood of foul play, but Bora begins an investigation.