Murder in the Alps Characters

Anna Myers is the main character of Murder in the Alps. She is a young journalist from Zurich, Switzerland.

She mainly focuses on Politics in her career, but her true passion is Crime. She loves solving riddles and digging deep to find the truth buried beneath the bloodshed and debris. Due to this fascination, she sometimes gets a bit over her head. While others often scoff and getting help from a meer journalist, investigators often find her helpful due to her keen eyes for hidden clues.

She enjoys the Alps and tries to visit them every winter. There's something calming, yet fascinating, about the world covered in snow.

 Part 1:  

Chapter 1: Deadly Snowstorm

Otto Reger

Otto Reger
(Hotel Owner)

Otto owns and operates the Hotel Reger located in the Swiss Alps. He doesn't have any staff, so he does everything needed to manage the 10-room inn, including security when it is required. 

Before running the hotel, he was a soldier in World War I. During this time, he learned how to use firearms and met memorable friends. His time as a soldier left deep emotional scars; this drove him to make a few poor choices that Anna needs clear up.

Adam Kinsky

Adam Kinsky
(Professor)

Adam has come to the Alps for a visit with his secretary and nurse Ulla to relax his mind and body.

Claudia Perret

Claudia Perret
(Nurse)

She was born in France as Claudia Kopp but took the Perret name when she was married. She later divorced her husband but kept the last name.

There is more to her than just being a nurse for a wealthy man. She has connections and is also part of a dark and powerful group.

Claudia is currently the nurse of Christian Peterson.

Christian Petersen

Christian Petersen
(Buisnessman)

Mr. Petersen is a wealthy businessman from Munich.

His health has suddenly deteriorated and requires time to rejuvenate his mind and body. His nurse, Claudia, has recommended time in the Swiss Alps for quiet and fresh air.

Giovanni Rossi

Giovanni Rossi
(Opera Singer)

Giovanni is an unsuccessful Italian Opera Singer. He is a great singer who has even performed at the famous La Scala in Italy.

Unfortunately, his poor personality has ruined his career. He quickly clashes with the wealthy that owns the opera houses, making it impossible to work in any professional capacity in his chosen vocation.

Hanz Lenz

Hanz Lenz
(Priest)

Father Lenz is a priest from a nearby town in Switzerland. He has known Otto for many years and has built up a good relationship with the hotel owner, thus visits regularly.

He was born in Zurich to a wealthy family, but after finishing his studies, he decided to give it up and become a man of the cloth.

Even though he is a priest, he still deals with people considered evil and untrustworthy sinners by the church.

Max Hartmann

Max Hartmann
(Doctor)

Dr. Hartmann lives and works in Hamburg, Germany. He has a sharp mind but an angry personality.

He is currently restricted to a wheelchair from an accident before his visit.

Charles Clark

Charles Clark
(Professor)

Professor Clark is a university professor of archaeology and researcher from Scotland. He has also penned several books, which has made him a celebrity to those interested in archaeology.

Currently, he is researching old religions and their hinting of paths to immortality.

Ulla Lund

Ulla Lund
(Secretary)

Ulla is a secretary from Sweden. She was born and raised in Sweden but has lived throughout many areas of Europe.

She is currently working as a personal nurse to Mr. Kinsky.

Walter McCain

Walter McCain
(Realtor)

Walter is a realtor from the United States of America.

He has ventured to the Alps for a relaxing holiday after closing a major deal back home.

Chapter 2: The Phantom

Policeman

Policeman

This unnamed officer of the law is the only law that deals with the major crimes in the region around the Hotel Reger and the nearby town. Little is known about him, other than he is in over his head when dealing with the murders that suddenly plague his small corner of the world.

Charles Clark

Charles Clark
(Professor)

Professor Clark is a university professor of archaeology and researcher from Scotland. He has also penned several books, which has made him a celebrity to those interested in archaeology.

Currently, he is researching old religions and their hinting of paths to immortality.

Claudia Perret

Claudia Perret
(Nurse)

She was born in France as Claudia Kopp but took the Perret name when she was married. She later divorced her husband but kept the last name.

There is more to her than just being a nurse for a wealthy man. She has connections and is also part of a dark and powerful group.

Claudia is used to be the the nurse of Christian Peterson before she showed her dark side.