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On a Bench - Amelie Fried “Die Spur des Schweigens”


The science journalist Julia struggles to make ends meet as a freelance writer in the health sector and dreams of the big, investigative story. Tired of the me-too debate, she only half-heartedly pursues a hint of possible sexual assaults in a renowned research institute at first. But when the first victim contacts her and Julia meets the attractive prime suspect, her reporter instinct is aroused.

At the institute she encounters a dangerous mixture of abuse of power, silence and cover-ups - and a shocking connection to her brother Robert, who disappeared without a trace twelve years earlier.