Photo  Franziska Binzer und Hanna Däumer

Photo Franziska Binzer und Hanna Däumer

Volker Klüpfel & Michael Kobr

Volker Klüpfel (1971) was born in Kempten, Bavaria. He studied politics and history in Bamberg and later worked for companies such as Bavarian broadcaster BR and the Augsburger Allgemeine newspaper. He has been working as a freelance author since 2012. He lives in Kempten with his family.
Michael Kobr (1973) was also born in Kempten. He worked as a teacher after studying German and Romance languages in Bavaria and is currently on leave to devote himself to his writing. He lives in the Allgäu region with his family.
Volker Klüpfel and Michael Kobr have been friends since school, and together they write the bestselling books about Chief Inspector Kluftinger. Five of these books have also been adapted for the screen.
The duo has won various awards, including the Bayerischen Kunstförderpreis (a Bavarian literature prize) for Erntedank/Thanksgiving in 2005, the Corine International Book Award in 2008, the MIMI award (an audience prize awarded by the German Book Trade for crime writing) in 2009 and the Bayerischen Kunstförderpreis for literature in 2011.

Kluftinger. Band 10.
Ullstein, 2018

Himmelhorn. Kluftingers neunter Fall.
Droemer, 2016

Grimmbart. Kluftingers achter Fall.
Droemer, 2014

Herzblut. Kluftingers siebter Fall.
Knaur, 2013

Schutzpatron. Kluftingers sechster Fall.
Piper, 2011

Rauhnacht. Kluftingers fünfter Fall.
Piper, 2009

Laienspiel. Kluftingers vierter Fall.
Piper, 2008

Seegrund. Kluftingers dritter Fall.
Piper, 2006

Erntedank. Kluftingers zweiter Fall.
Piper, 2004

Milchgeld. Kluftingers erster Fall.
Piper, 2003

In der ersten Reihe sieht man Meer.
Roman. Droemer, 2017

Mahlzeit!: Kluftingers Allgäu-Kochbuch.
Christian München, 2014

Zwei Einzelzimmer, bitte!: Mit Kluftinger durch Deutschland.
Piper, 2011