It's the same each time. A woman's body is found with a ticking stopwatch clutched in her dead hand. A distraught father must find his child before the boy suffocates - and the killer takes his left eye.
Alexander Zorbach, a washed-up cop turned journalist has reported all three of the Eye Collector's murders. But this is different. His wallet has been found next to the corpse and now he's a suspect. The Eye Collector wants Zorbach to play.
Zorbach has exactly forty-five hours, seven minutes to save a little boy's life. And the countdown has started...
Spine-chilling...masterful...brilliant The Times
Fitzek, Sebastian Sebastian Fitzek was born in 1971 in Berlin. Right with his first psycho-thriller "Therapy", he found his way into the paperback-bestseller list, was nominated for the Friedrich-Glauser-Award in the category "Best Debut" and got thrilled critics and readers likewise. With the following bestsellers "Dialing Amok", "The Child", "The Soul-Breaker", "Splinter" and "The Eye Collector" he strengthened his reputation as THE German star of psycho-thrillers. His books have reached a total circulation of over two million copies and have been translated in more than twenty languages. All his works shall be adapted for cinema; next year there will be the world premiere of "The Soul-Breaker" on stage.