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Alex Beer

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Alex Beer

Alex Beer was born in Bregenz, Austria and studied archeology. She now lives in Vienna. The Second Rider is her first novel.

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  • Set in immediate post-war Vienna, full of unemployed former imperial bureaucrats and enough socialists to earn the city the nickname of “Red Vienna,” a veteran haunted by the war is murdered, and it’s up to Inspector August Emmerich to solve the crime and restore a small...
    — CrimeReads, Oct 16 2018
  • Austrian author Beer makes her English-language debut with this outstanding series launch set in 1919 Vienna. For three months, Insp. August Emmerich has been on the trail of Veit Kolja, the head of a large-scale black market smuggling operation that supplies people with basic...
    — Publishers Weekly, Sep 6 2018
  • — Jean Bookishthoughts, Aug 16 2018

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