The Kommissar is back and going rogue in St. Petersburg! A new lead on a cold case, one that has haunted Heinz and nearly cost him his career now offers a path to redemption. A ledger containing the names of abducted girls recovered from the Vledelets during the Ivchencko affair offers renewed hope. With the wedding to his partner-turned-love of his life, Birgitta Mahler, drawing near, Detective Heinz must find a way to close the door on his guilt once and for all. But will his decision to investigate the disappearance of Marlessa Schubert lead him to an answer he can live with or an early grave? All roads lead to one destination, Warehouse 214, and one man, Vladimir Breshnev, known to his enemies as 'the Butcher', and to Interpol as the leader of the Russian mafia. Unsanctioned, and on his own, Heinz pursues his demons. When he fails to check in, his prot g , Officer Elsa Kreiss, must call in a dangerous favor. If she succeeds, Heinz will make it to the church on time, but if she fails, he'll arrive in a box.
Michele E. Gwynn is a former journalist and online content contributor from Schertz, Texas, a small town on the northeast side of San Antonio. Having written for local newspapers and community magazines, she branched out into writing fiction in 2011. Since then, she has penned three series and several stand alones in the genres of crime thrillers, contemporary and paranormal romance, supernatural mystery, and science fiction/horror. Her efforts earned her ascension to the bestseller's list on Amazon US, October 2016 and Amazon UK, March and April 2017. As a journalist, Gwynn split her focus between animal rights activism, exposing abusers and helping to end those abuse practices by shining a light, and community news. In between, she fell into celebrity interviews quite by accident leading to more human-interest pieces and entertainment articles. An avid news junkie, she is still active today in advocating for human and animal rights through media utilizing her voice to help others. Her passion for justice and equality is evident in stories which always seek to convey a message of hope.