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Pia Stangier

Ruthless power

A political thriller. Brussels and the EU in the 1990s.

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Circulation: 1.

Release year: 2023

Scope: 374 pages

Figures: No

Format: 13.0 x 19.0 cm

Language/s: German

ISBN (print book): 978-3-910347-13-7

ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-910347-14-4

ISBN (ePDF): 978-3-910347-15-1

short text

In the summer of 1998, Marla Richter, a young banker from Osnabrück, takes on the role of an investigator against her will. A young relative who works as a secretary in the European Parliament suddenly disappears after her boss, the parliamentarian Olaf Gessner, dies suddenly. Marla suspects a crime and goes to Brussels , where she is confronted with a political scandal of gigantic proportions. Their rather unprofessional research ultimately turns into a life-or-death struggle.

An exciting political thriller set in Brussels in the 1990s. Based on true events related to the "closed" resignation of the EU Commission.

Tags: Political Thriller, Political Crime, Historical Crime Novel, Crime Novel, Novel, Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg, Osnabrück, Marla Richter, EU Parliament, European Policy, EU Commission, Corruption, Abuse of Power, Scandal, Political Scandal, EU.

about the author

Pia Stangier - Political thrillers

Pia Stangier was born in Wuppertal, lives most of her life in Osnabrück, with detours to Bremen and Oldenburg. As a trained bank clerk and active real estate agent, she is fascinated by topics from the fields of politics and finance. It is their concern to point out illegalities such as corruption, tax evasion, abuse of power. Out of an impulse of indignation, she wrote her first political thriller Unscrupulous Power . The protagonist of her novels, Marla Richter, shares the soul home in the Osnabrücker Land with the author.

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