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December 14 @ 1pm

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Speaker: Jonathan Dunsky
Moderator: Marty Shichtman


The Auschwitz Detective


In the Adam Lapid Series, Jonathan Dun­sky has brought to life a very unique pri­vate detec­tive, and the two most recent addi­tions to Detec­tive Lapid’s sto­ry, A Dead­ly Act and The Auschwitz Detec­tive, are chalked full of unique chal­lenges and twists.

Adam Lapid is a retired Hun­gar­i­an police detec­tive and a Holo­caust sur­vivor. A Dead­ly Act takes place at the end of World War II, find­ing our hard-boiled detec­tive hav­ing just lost his wife, daugh­ters, and sib­lings to the atroc­i­ties of Auschwitz and immi­grat­ed to Pales­tine, where he is try­ing to help build the state of Israel and return to his work.

The Auschwitz Detec­tive, book six in the series, is a pre­quel that takes the read­er back to the con­cen­tra­tion camp where Lapid was a pris­on­er in the fall and win­ter of 1944. When a young boy is mur­dered, the Lager­al­teste, a fel­low pris­on­er ele­vat­ed to senior sta­tus and giv­en lead­er­ship duties, is angered and wants to exact revenge on the cul­prit. Lapid is giv­en the case and forced to take on the role of detec­tive once again, inter­view­ing oth­er pris­on­ers and guards and work­ing to uncov­er a mur­der­er in a place where dozens are killed daily.


Jonathan Dun­sky is the author of the Adam Lapid his­tor­i­cal mys­ter­ies series and the stand­alone thriller The Pay­back Girl. Before turn­ing to writ­ing, Jonathan served for four years in the Israeli Defense Forces and worked in the high-tech and Inter­net indus­tries. He resides in Israel with his wife and two sons.




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December 14
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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