The Nazi Hunter

  • by Alan Elsner
  • Narrated by Keith Szarabajka
  • 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Brimming with surprising characters, chilling political revelations, and a heart-pounding climax, The Nazi Hunter is a thrilling debut and “an action-packed story” (Jewish Book World).
A gripping thriller, The Nazi Hunter mixes fierce partisan Washington politics, the search for ex-Nazi criminals, and a crazed, right-wing militia intent on bringing down the government.
Nicknamed “the Nazi Hunter”, Marek Cain, deputy director of the Office of Special Investigations at the Justice Department, has for 10 years been the point man for tracking down ex-Nazis who have fraudulently entered the United States since World War II and bringing them to justice.
Late one afternoon, a distraught German woman eludes security and slips into Cain’s office. “I have documents,” she says, “important documents only for the Nazi Hunter.” She promises to bring them the next day. When she doesn’t show, he dismisses her as just another crackpot. But when he reads in the Washington Post the next morning that the woman has been brutally murdered, he senses he’s on to something big. He must find those documents. The trail leads from Washington to Florida, to Boston, to Germany and Ukraine, and eventually to the Belzec extermination camp in Poland, where half a million Jews were murdered in the winter of 1942.
The Nazi Hunter is a thriller that combines romance, political intrigue, music, religion, and culture. Meticulously researched, it takes the listener on an intellectual journey into the seamy side of Washington, the heart of darkness in Europe, and the lair of America’s fascist militias. Nobody who hears it will fail to be entertained, amused, and profoundly moved.


What the Critics Say

“[A] gripping debut thriller…. [A] compelling tale.” (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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Justice has not time limit.......3 STARS~

PLOT: Marek Cain looks for clues to a Nazi who has special talents. Better than expected.

Marek Cain works for the Dept of Justice ends up with an elderly German Woman who has "clues" to a Nazi. When the woman fails to show up the next day with her "documents' that will help nail the Nazi....she is later found with her throat cut. Marek is soon on the trail of a very famous singer who is now elderly. His secrets is tied into his Nazi Past....immigrated to South America and then with false passports ends up in the USA. Suspecting and proving are two different things. The trail goes to Poland and several elderly people who knew the Nazi. Now back in the USA Marek soon has White Neo Nazis on his trail. The reader is excellent....a big 5 STARS to the reader Keith Szarabajka who is very good with accents. The story is good but this would have been a much better 8 hour book. The story keeps us guessing and the plot is both entertaining and interesting. I give it 3 STARS.
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- Molly "Wazoo Books"

This was a OK read/listen

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

I enjoyed the story. I thought the neo Nazi angle was too simplistic and did not really make sense

Would you recommend The Nazi Hunter to your friends? Why or why not?

No, i felt the writing was not strong enough and towards the end I was waiting for it to finish

What three words best describe Keith Szarabajka’s voice?

I enjoyed the voice of the speaker

If this book were a movie would you go see it?


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- jakamo

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-20-2012
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.