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A Cold Death in Amsterdam Lotte Meerman #1


Lotte Meerman mystery 1 It s a cold snowy Amsterdam Winter and cold case detective is a "media sensation with Her Capturing Of A Child capturing of a child from over 15 years ago The "sensation with her capturing of a child killer from over 15 years ago The is no one knows that she may have completely compromised herself during the investigation and she s struggling with guilt insomnia stress and Heading toward middle age divorced and estranged from her father the job the police job is all she s got She is now on her next cold case but she looks likely to be in a compromising position again when unbeknown to everyone else the ex cop person Of Interest Is Her FatherA Cleverly Constructed Case And Cast interest is her fatherA cleverly constructed case and cast this a pretty compelling mystery that had me eading this exclusively which is No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History rare for me Anja de Jager captures a very original lead character in Lotte who is not so much an unreliable narrator but an unreliable person who essentially traumatised from her previous cold case continues jumping from moment to moment withouteally thinking things through I think I need me some Lotte Meerman 7 out of 12 It is a cold bleak beginning to the New Year in Amsterdam when we are introduced to Detective Lotte Meerman Despite having great success with solving the murder of a young girl who had been missing for many years and being lauded by the press Lotte fears that her Close to the Land: The Way We Lived in North Carolina, 1820-1870 relationship to the father of the missing girl may be uncovered Depressed by both professional and personal problems Lotte goes driving at night and stumbles across theobbery of a petrol station The suspect turns out to be Ben van Ravensberger whose uncle Ferdinand van Ravensberger is both a wealthy media celebrity and according to his nephew a murdererThis accusation leads to the Berlayar di Pamor Badik re opening of a an case in which van Ravensberger was involved Joined by Stefanie Dekkers from the Financial Fraud department Lotte is asked to look into the murder of Otto Petersen twelve years ago Petersen was shot the day after beingeleased from prison He was the head of Petersen Capital and Ravensberger was one of his investors However Lotte discovers that amongst the murder and missing money is the involvement of her own father who she has virtually lost contact. Set in Amsterdam the novel introduces Lotte Meerman a Cold Case detective still ecovering from the emotional devastation of her previous investigation A tip off leads Lotte to an unresolved ten year old murder case in wh. With after the bitter divorce of her parentsThis is an involved case which includes financial crimes missing case notes and murder Lotte is a very interesting lead character who is damaged by her own divorce and personal issues plus both her previous case and the one she is meant to be investigating As she begins to look into the murder of Otto Petersen she becomes concerned that her father might be involved and is unable to keep her personal and work life
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Driven damaged poignantly vulnerable I eally hope that Lotte appears in further books I did find the financial side Of The Crime A the crime a dry in places but I like the idea of Münchhausen's Pigtail, or Psychotherapy Reality re opening unsolved cases and thought that the story and characters were veryealistic Lastly I eceived a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley for eview Sleeplessness drives Lotte Moermans around in the frosty world of the Netherlands and by chance she ends up at a tank station that is about to get obbed She is a police woman and ends up being shot at and arresting the culprit This opens a new can of worms when the young man is willing to make a deal to sell out his uncle who supposedly killed a personLotte Moerman still eeling for what happened in her last cold case she solved in which she ended up still Migrant Resistance in Contemporary Europe reeling for what happened in her last cold case she solved in which she ended up damaged as she would expect in a case were the child victim had been dead for than 15 yearsShe gets involved in another case the murder of a justeleased from prison victim He was send to prison due to embezzlement of a The Violinist and The Son of Redhead: Two Plays by Leonard Melfi rather large amount of money Uponelease somebody killed him and now the cold case team comes up with a witness which had been around for some time but unknown to the Amsterdam Police This proves to be new Fairy Tales are True: Silent Reach from the Dunes to the Khumba Mela road towards the killing It also involves a personal uest for Lotte in which she finally gets some closure on her parents divorce and estrangement of her father who is aetired policemanIt is only after the second killing and her suspension from duty that Lotte discovers the truth about what happened all those years ago with the murder and how her father ended his police career A wonderful first entry and debut by this native Dutch speaker writing Ich her father was the lead detective When she discovers irregularities surrounding the original investigation that make him a suspect she decides to cover for him She doesn't tell her boss about the family connection and. ,

N English but keeps the story in the Amsterdam in the Netherlands Which would interest me simply because I am from the Netherlands too While the main character is not uite as sympathetic as on would expect in a leading character She is seriously unbalanced during this first book and that is the way you get to learn about her her personal arc is what makes this book interesting and very Galaxies in the Universe: An Introduction readableWell worth your time spending with and visit a cold Amsterdam through the eyes of a Dutch writer Janwillem van de Wetering would be glad toead another writer
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shows his Amsterdam through the eyes of Policewoman DNF at 11% Sorry not for me I was hoping to get some insights into Dutch society and culture as well as enjoy some pacy suspense But this novel as well as enjoy some pacy suspense But this novel like it as enjoy some pacy suspense But this novel like it have taken place anywhere at all and isn t very pacy nor suspenseful It is a pretty Dying to Be Ill: True Stories of Medical Deception run of the mill police procedural with a good heroine but a much less good plot I am grateful to net galley for an advanced proof copy of this exciting book I was drawn to this writer based on her new detective series set in Amsterdam Holland It was her lead character Lotte Meerman who narrates the story from her pov That won me other to this new set of police procedurals We have seen many a wasted male PI or flawed copper but few have been as bad as Lotte It is inconceivable that a woman detective can have so much baggage but Lotte is totally believable She isn t uite on the way down she s atock bottom barely able to functionI loved all the characters and settings I especially enjoyed the language around snow and ice flowersAs a female voice it was also Octavio's Journey refreshing to hear her own doubts and lack of ego I was delighted when she deviated from the story to go off script as it were andeveal far of herself in these stray thoughtsBeautifully constructed plot with thrilling moments and atmospheric set piecesIt lacked pace at times and the longer chapters sometimes stalled the stories momentumGreat insights into Philosophy in Social Work relationships and what motivates a person Above all good copbad copolled into one I sense this author will only get better and I look forward to sharing that journey. Jeopardises her career by hiding evidence Now she has to find the eal murderer before her acts are discovered otherwise her father will go to jail and she will lose her job the one thing in life she still takes pride in. ,