Franz Schmidt

The Iron Heart

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Franz Schmidt arrives in Berlin in January 1939 to take up the position of Chief Auditor at the Reichsbank, the financial heart of the Third Reich. He has been positioned there by the enigmatic von Streck, a high-ranking member of the Nazi party but one who has a different agenda to that of the Fuehrer. Schmidt realises he must tread very carefully to avoid the zealous and passionate Fraulein Brandt, who is determined to destroy anyone unfaithful to the Party.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
Special Interests: 
Finance
ISBN: 
1876631414
Location: 
Berlin
Series: 
Franz Schmidt
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2009

The Eye of the Abyss

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

This is the story of the crisis of conscience experienced by the chief auditor in a German banking house when it accepts the Nazi party as a client. He tries to save a Jewish secretary, fails, and then devises a scam to ruin the Nazi official who sent her to her death. His own marriage, and his moral universe, are torn apart in the process.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
1876631414
Location: 
Germany
Series: 
Franz Schmidt
Publisher: 
Duffy & Snellgrove
Year of Publication: 
2002

THE IRON HEART - Marshall Browne

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Iron Heart
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781741664676
Series: 
Franz Schmidt
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Special Interests: 
Nazi Germany
Location: 
Germany
Publisher: 
William Heinemann
Year of Publication: 
2009