"With his follow up to The Rubble Murderer, Rademacher has once again captured an intriguing view into a not so distant world in which everyone is fighting for survival." BRIGITTE
"Rademacher succeeds in linking history with tension." NEUE PRESSE
"Impressively, Rademacher describes life in 1947 with all the hardships and hopes. A piece of history comes alive and touches the reader immensely. " HAMBURGER MORGENPOST
"Once again, Rademacher combines an exciting crime story with a detailed description of Hamburg in the post-war period." AACHENER NACHRICHTEN
"The book sheds a light on a world out of joint. [...] A crime thriller with level and depth. Highly Recommended." BUCH-MAGAZIN
"The name Cay Rademacher stands for historical competence. [...] In addition to the thrilling crime plot, The Wolf Children also provides a lively presentation of the oppressive black market conditions in the post-war years." GEISLINGER ZEITUNG / SÜDWEST PRESSE
"This is not just a vivid historical lesson, The Wolf Children is a nerve-racking hunt for a murderer and a great crime novel. " NDR HÖRFUNK
In a routine operation, Chief Inspector Frank Stave is shot down. He survives, but transfers from the murder commission to the office combatting the black market.
There, Stave is confronted with an enigmatic case when Trummerfrau, women helping to clear rubble from Hamburg's bombed streets, discover works of art from the German Weimar period, and a unidentified corpse.
When, shortly afterwards, mysterious banknotes begin to pop up on the black market Stave soon discovers strange parallels between the two cases. With the introduction of a new currency, Stave thinks he is on the brink of a solution. But the truth is dangerous. And not just for him...