Heavy Metals (Schwermetall)
Published: März 2012
One morning, Marika Wenger – doctoral student in the paleontology department at the University of Basel – finds the lifeless body of her best friend. The victim's thesis has disappeared; that and a previous argument between the two friends makes Marika suspect in the eyes of everyone, including the police. Determined to prove her innocence, she sets out on the trail of the real culprit. She is warned off of it, but not even a death threat and a home invasion can keep her away. The police breathing down her neck, she keeps delving into the matter, but Franca's killer is coming nearer and nearer, placing her at great risk…
"Schwermetall" – a gripping environmental detective novel that leads far beyond Switzerland.