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Book Description Greg Dinallo’s previous novels, Rockets’ Red Glare, Touched By Fire, Purpose of Evasion, Final Answers, and Red Ink have earned him accolades as a “suspense pro” from the Chicago Tribune; The New York Times heralded his “sharp insight into character,” proclaiming, “Mr. Dinallo makes us believe.”

Now, in his latest digital-first novel, Dinallo brings a novel of suspense and intrigue that is part WWII thriller and part modern-day mystery.

A vintage suitcase is pulled from the trash by a young New York advertising executive brainstorming a campaign on her way to work. The account is Steinbach Luggage, the German answer to Louis Vuitton and Hermes. There’s only one problem with the vintage bag—like Steinbach’s CEO, it’s a Holocaust survivor, as evidenced by the name and other personal data painted on it. It is hallowed memorabilia, and no one dares open it until they can determine if the is owner still alive. The holocaust survivor turns out to be an 89 year-old member of New York’s Jewish aristocracy, a prominent philanthropist and


surgeon. When he gives his consent, the documents found inside the suitcase pique the interest of a New York Times reporter, whose investigation begins to unravel a devastating secret that has been locked away since the day Dachau was liberated.

The German Suitcase is a unique WWII thriller focusing on the Nazi doctors who were conscripted by the SS and given the task of carrying out Hitler’s Final Solution. The author delves deeply into questions that have been asked ever since the war ended. What is a war crime? What is guilt? How is justice best served? It questions the very nature of identity, and finally asks if a lifetime of good deeds can make up for past acts of evil? The German Suitcase is a fascinating tale of survival of the human spirit against overwhelming odds and wrenching moral ambiguity.

GREG DINALLO, a New York Times Notable Author, has published six novels: Rockets’ Red Glare, Purpose of Evasion, Final Answers, Touched By Fire, Red Ink and The German Suitcase, Dinallo's latest and digital-first novel. He has also written and produced many dramatic programs and movies for television.

Reviews Dinallo came up with a good plot concept for The German Suitcase and he succeeded in executing his plot in a manner that held my interest from beginning to end. While it has what I considered to be some flaws, they are not enough to keep me from recommending The German Suitcase to readers who enjoy WWII thrillers and mysteries.

As can be seen in the Book Description above, The German Suitcase revolves around a vintage suitcase that is pulled from the trash by a young female NY advertising copywriter brainstorming a campaign on her way to work. The


account is for a Steinbach Luggage, the German answer to Louis Vuitton and Hermes. The problem with the vintage bag is that, like Steinbach's CEO, it is a Holocaust survivor, as evidenced by the name and other personal data painted on it. The holocaust survivor turns out to be an 89 year-old member of NY's Jewish aristocracy, a prominent philanthropist and surgeon. When he gives his consent, the documents found inside the suitcase piques the interest of a NY Times reporter, whose investigation begins to unravel a devastating secret that has been locked away since the day Dachau was liberated.

In executing this plot, Dinallo's does a nice job in using an alternate chapter approach, in which one chapter takes place in the present and the next in the past (circa 1944-1945). While all of the chapters held my interest, I was particularly captivated by "the past" chapters in which Dinallo very effectively creates a vivid "you are there" atmosphere (without being too graphic) as well as characters that are well-developed, credible and interesting.

I deducted one star from my rating because: (1) I felt that Dinallo did just an okay job in creating present-day characters that were at best serviceable and (2) I had some minor credibility issues with the way Dinallo concluded the "past" and "present-day" chapters.

Besides being a book that kept me turning the pages at a pretty fast pace (despite the few flaws mentioned above), Dinallo deserves credit for delving into some weighty issues such as: What is a war crime? What is guilt? and finally asks if a lifetime of mostly good deeds can make up for past acts of evil?

My bottom line is: Give The German Suitcase a read. I think you'll be glad that you did.


About the Author Greg Dinallo, a New York Times Notable Author, has published six novels: Rockets’ Red Glare, Purpose of Evasion, Final Answers, Touched By Fire, Red Ink and The German Suitcase, Dinallo's latest and digital-first novel. He has also written and produced many dramatic programs and movies for television. He lives with his wife in Greenwich Village, New York.

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Book Description Greg Dinallo’s previous novels, Rockets’ Red Glare, Touched By Fire, Purpose of Evasion, Final Answers, and Red Ink have e...

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