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A gripping alternative history thriller set in the Second World War, from the internationally acclaimed and bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels.

Autumn 1943. Hitler knows he cannot win the war: now he must find a way to make peace. FDR and Stalin are willing to negotiate; only Churchill refuses to listen. The upcoming Allied Tehran conference will be where the next steps – whatever they are – will be decided.

Into this nest of double- and triple-dealing steps Willard Mayer, OSS agent and FDR’s envoy to the conference. His job is to secure the peace that the USA and Hitler now crave. The stakes couldn’t be higher.

Showcasing Philip Kerr’s brilliant research and masterful plotting at its best, Hitler’s Peace has never before been published in the UK and is a fitting coda to the career of one of the masters of the historical thriller.


A rich and intricately plotted thriller. While one can't help wishing there were more Bernie adventures to comfort us, this is a welcome gift and a testament to the storytelling panache of one of Britain's great thriller writers
The Times
With his trademark wit, Kerr creates believable characters and a compelling storyline, examining the psychology and morality of war. Flawless and clever.
The Lady
History is brought to life with black humour
Daily Mirror
Kerr leads us through the facts of history and the vagaries of human nature
Tom Hanks