Blogs in June 2023

The Murder of Anton Livius 22nd June 2023

For Inspector Hunkeler the New Year begins with a most unwelcome phone call. He is summoned back to Basel from his holiday to unravel a gruesome killing in a gardening allotment on the city’s outskirts. An old man known...

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Silver Pebbles 14th December 2021

A Lebanese man carrying diamonds in his bag is on the train from Frankfurt to Basel, a drug mule on the return journey. At the Basel train station Inspector Hunkeler is waiting for him after a tipoff from the...

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The Basel Killings 1st May 2021

It is the end of October, the northern Swiss city of Basel is grey and wet. It could be December. It is just after midnight when Hunkeler, on his way home and slightly worse for wear, spots old man...

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The Rescued Heart 21st July 2020

A second-chance romance set against the background of Art Basel, one of the world’s top art fairs, held in the Swiss city of Basel. A family friend invites widow Ellen Ross to accompany him to the fair. A chance...

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