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Pia Stangier

Ruthless Power [Skrupellose Macht]

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

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Edition: 1st

Release year: 2023

Number of pages: 374 pages

Images: 0 fig.

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 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 investigation 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 mass 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 and has lived most of her life in Osnabrück, with detours to Bremen and Oldenburg. As a trained banker and estate agent, she is interested in topics from the fields of politics and finance. She is also interested in drawing attention to injustices such as corruption, tax evasion and abuse of power. Her first political thriller, Unscrupulous Power, was triggered by indignation. The protagonist of her novels, Marla Richter, shares the author's spiritual home in the Osnabrück region.

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