The therapy

The therapy

Criminal defense lawyer Robert Stern is stunned when he sees who the mysterious client is with whom he is to meet on a remote and run-down industrial estate: Simon, a ten-year-old boy, fragile, terminally ill – and firmly convinced that he had been a murderer in a previous life. But Robert Stern’s amazement turns to horror and confusion when he actually finds human remains in the cellar described by Simon: a skeleton, the skull split open with an axe. Robert has no idea that from now on death will be his constant companion …



Fitzek is without question one of the crime world’s most evocative storytellers.

Karin Slaughter, bestselling author

Sebastian Fitzek is simply amazing. I truly hope that one day I will be able to create suspense and plot twists in the way only Sebastian can. A true Master of his craft.

Chris Carter, Screenwriter & author