The Accomplice

By Joseph Kanon,

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'Gripping and authentic' NEW YORK TIMES

'Heartrending . . . An engrossing read' FINANCIAL TIMES


Max Weill has never forgotten the face of Otto Schramm, a doctor who worked with Mengele on appalling experiments and who sent Max's family to the…

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I picked this book up during my honeymoon in Italy and could barely put it down. And that’s saying a lot when you’re sitting on a balcony in picturesque Positano! In any case, anyone who knows me knows that I’m a sucker for anything to do with tracking down Nazi war criminals after World War II, and this book checks all the boxes.

When his famed Nazi-hunting uncle suddenly dies with unfinished business, CIA analyst Aaron Wiley travels to South America to bring justice to a sadistic German doctor who escaped. There’s just one problem: he begins to fall in…

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