Format Hardcover
Publication Date 12/07/13
ISBN 9781605984872
Trim Size / Pages 9.3 x 6.3 in / 336

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The Midas Murders

An Inspector Van In Novel

Pieter Aspe

In the second novel by the internationally bestselling Pieter Aspe, Inspector Van In races against the clock to thwart a series of terrorist plots

One quiet snow-covered Sunday morning in Bruges, a prominent business executive is found dead in the streets, apparently due to an alcoholic hemorage, but for Inspector Van In, there is a something about the autopsy that does not add up. When he questions the businessman’s friend, a Dutchman, he too is found dead the next morning, burned to death in a house fire. When there is an explosion in the middle of a popular tourist area in downtown Bruges, Van In strives to find the connection between the three incidents, but no one is coming forward to claim responsibility for this terrorist attack. Just an anonymous letter to the police, threatening more bombings—unless they cooperate with a series of demands that would undermine the entire city government. Aided by the spunky and beautiful assistant DA Hannelore Maartens, Inspector Van In finds himself enmeshed in the case that threatens not just the lives of countless of innocent people, but the heart of the city he loves.

Pieter Aspe is the author of a series detective stories starring inspector Van In.  The Square of Revenge is the first novel to be translated into English.  Pieter lives in Bruges, Belgium, and is on of the most popular writers contemporary writers in the Flemish language.

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Endorsements & Reviews

“ The Flemish Georges Simenon.” Le Figaro
“A very likable and very politically incorrect group of detectives. Humor is permanent, the plot iswell constructed, and the whole story is extremely exotic.” L'Express
“An exciting murder mystery, a punch ofhumor, and a generous serving of sex are among the highlights of this series.” Crimezone.nl (Belgium)