* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Harry catches the train to Vienna. Even though it doesn't stop at the massive train station where he has bought his ticket. It takes several chapters and Harry is battered in the process.
* EnsembleDarkhorse: [[RabidCop Captain Zuccho]].
* HilariousInHindsight: The Brexit referendum of 2016 makes this book funnier, especially when Klingferm tells Harry that there was talk of Britain leaving the EU and joining the US.
* {{Squick}}: Several cases, but the best example is coroner Dr. Rutter's hobby of removing faces from corpses and [[CrossesTheLineTwice stitching them to the buttocks of other corpses]].