The town of Monschau in the Eifel is a place tucked away on the banks of the Rur. Half-timbered houses line the river banks. They take the visitor back to the time when Monschau was founded. The chronicles mention the place for the first time in the 12th century.

Discover Monschau and the Eifel with the Eifel thrillers by Jacques Berndorf

Eifel bluesIf you want to get to know the ambience of the Eifel and the mentality of its inhabitants better, then reading the Eifel thrillers by Jacques Berndorf is worthwhile. The author lives in the region himself and captures the mood of the Eifel in his crime novels. The places and roads he mentions in it actually exist. The novels take you into the everyday life of the people in the Eifel and also in Monschau.

Order the first volume of the series here. (Just click on the photo*.)

The Eifel crime series* You can buy it as a Kindle e-book or as a paperback here.