Hangman's Daughter
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  • 1
    The Hangman's Daughter | Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translator)

    The Hangman's Daughter

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translator)
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town. When more children disappear and an orphan is found dead with the same mark, the mounting hysteria threatens to erupt. Before the unrest forces him to torture and execute the woman who aided in the birth of his children, Jakob must unravel the truth.

    The Hangman's Daughter

    Excellent - don't pass this one up! I wish I could find more historical novels like this. Having grown weary of novels set in Tudor times, I found th..Show More »

    Reviewed on 25 April 2012 by Rachel (Ireland)
  • 2
    The Dark Monk: A Hangman's Daughter Tale | Oliver Pötzsch

    The Dark Monk: A Hangman's Daughter Tale

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Oliver Pötzsch
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    It is 1648, a small village in the Alps: In the thick of a blizzard,a town priest discovers he's been poisoned. As numbness creeps up his body, he summons the last of his strength and scratches a sign in the frost that will lead the town hangman, his daughter, and the town physician in pursuit of a treasure of the Knights Templar. But the priest's murderer is already on their trail, and he's not the only one after the legendary fortune: a dark monk is not far behind,and a band of thieves is roving the countryside, attacking solitary travelers and spreading panic.

    great

    Been reading the series this is the first one I've used the audio book it linked with the book brilliantly the only thing was sometimes spoken w o rd ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 23 April 2016 by meme ()
  • 3
    The Beggar King: A Hangman's Daughter Tale | Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translated by)

    The Beggar King: A Hangman's Daughter Tale

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translated by)
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    1662: Jakob Kuisl, the hangman of a village in the Alps, receives a letter from his sister calling him to the imperial city of Regensburg, where a gruesome sight awaits him: her throat has been slit. When the city constable discovers Kuisl alongside the corpse, he locks him in a dungeon, where Kuisl will experience firsthand the torture he's administered himself for years.

    a good yarn!

    A good pacy story and I really enjoyed the author's words at the end. I am not sure if this is the fault of the translator but there were many instanc..Show More »

    Reviewed on 28 March 2013 by ginny (hertford, United Kingdom)
  • 4
    The Poisoned Pilgrim: The Hangman's Daughter, Book 4 | Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translator)

    The Poisoned Pilgrim: The Hangman's Daughter, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (translator)
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    1666: The monastery at Andrechs has long been a pilgrimage destination, but when the hangman's daughter, Magdalena; her doctor husband, Simon; and their two small children arrive there, they learn that the monks have far larger concerns than saying Mass and receiving alms. It seems that once again the hangman's family has fallen into a mysterious and dangerous adventure. Two monks at the monastery experiment with cutting-edge technology, including a method of deflecting the lightning that has previously set the monastery ablaze.

    Brilliant work once more.

    I love this series of books. The narrator suits the book perfectly and the book is impossible to turn off or put down if on paper. A historical novel ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 02 May 2016 by MR C G ELKINGTON ()
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    The Werewolf of Bamberg: The Hangman's Daughter, Book 5 | Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne - translator

    The Werewolf of Bamberg: The Hangman's Daughter, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne - translator
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In 1668, hangman Jakob Kuisl, his daughter Magdalena, and her husband Simon are traveling to the town of Bamberg. But what was planned as a family vacation soon becomes a nightmare: there is a murderer in Bamberg leaving the severed limbs of victims in the trash outside the city. When rumors quickly spread that the murders are the work of a werewolf, Jakob Kuisl must prove the superstition wrong and embark on a search for the "devil of Bamberg".

    Great book

    Real places semi real history. Keeps you guessing hard to put down twist in the tail.

    Reviewed on 01 February 2016 by MR C G ELKINGTON ()