The Whip Hand by Victor Canning (The Rex Carver Mysteries #1)
English | 2021 | 2021 Reissue | 1.5 MB
Meet Rex Carver, the suave and laconic 1960s London private investigator. It starts with an easy job: Carver agrees to track down a German au pair, Katerina Saxmann, who has gone missing in Brighton.
But when the security services show up at his apartment within hours of him accepting the assignment, he realises there is far more going on. As the search leads Carver around the pleasure spots of Europe, the investigation, and his feelings for Katerina, get more complicated. But when a spectre from the continent’s past rears its head, Rex realises he might be in too deep…