Amsterdam. The European summit has convened, and the German Federal Chancellor is staying in the safest suite in the best-guarded hotel in town. Yet in the morning he is found dead and murdered …
A barrage of questions, media coverage and police activity is unleased by this painful – and embarrassingly ill-timed assassination. The German and Dutch authorities feverishly throw themselves into solving the affair while they work at cross purposes, and an unprecedentedly well-planned conspiracy unfolds that has been intricately constructed over years.
In an entirely unrelated case at the Yugoslavia Tribunal, the American prosecutor Jonas Goldhagen doggedly pursues an anonymous and sinister war criminal who leaves a unique ‘signature’ behind. When the two affairs mesh, the truth proves more heinous than anyone could have conceived.
The thriller The Plot of Europe is the story of a successful assassination attempt and its political consequences for all of Europe. It takes up where The Days of the Jackal leaves off.
Rob Bakker is a Dutch journalist, novelist, and historian. Bakker authored various novels and dedicated himself to investigating the political boundaries of Europe, which led to his first thriller about a European conspiracy on a vast scale: The Plot of Europe.
In 2020 he published the scientific historic work ‘Bookkeepers of the Holocaust. Dutch civil servants and the collaboration.’