The fourth in the Dr Max Liebermann series; literature's first psychoanalytic detective
Frank Tallis is a writer and clinical psychologist. In 1999 he received a Writers' Award from the Arts Council and in 2000 he won the New London Writers' Award. Mortal Mischief was shortlisted for the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award in 2005 and for the prestigious Quais du Polar award in France, 2007. Vienna Blood was published in 2006 and Fatal Lies in 2007, both to great acclaim. Titles in the Liebermann series have been translated into fourteen languages.
beautifully written and extremely interesting * Literary Review
intelligent, intellectual, historical crime fiction at its very best * eurocrime.co.uk *
... perhaps the most accomplished entry so far. * Independent *
Scholarly and informative, cunningly put together - a real page-turner * Newbooks Magazine *
Darkness Rising has a strong, intelligent plot and a terrific atmosphere of fin-de-siecle Vienna * The Times *