Talking Location With author Katharine Swartz – WHITEHAVEN and the LAKE DISTRICT
Stealing the Future
A counter-factual spy thriller set in East Berlin in the early-1990s. The GDR still exists, but is on the edge of economic breakdown, partly due to a coal producing region is in the process of seceding from the GDR. Against this backdrop a prominent politician is find crushed to death, and the investigator has to work out who’s involved: is it the Russians, the West Germans, British Intelligence or even the remains of the disbanded Stasi?
The research and engaging writing make this book believable – an intelligent page turner!
Includes a tour of East Berlin – perfect reading for a trip!
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