By William Cone
(13 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 271
”For readers interested in the behind-the-scenes intrigue of WWII, and particularly the dissent within Germany`s own ranks, this is a delightful read. A historically faithful and ingeniously thrilling account of the last throes of the second world war. ...spectacularly, chillingly successful.” (Kirkus Reviews)Publisher's Description:
In early 1944, the shadows of defeat are stretching over Nazi Germany, but deep within the Third Reich, Hitler`s scientists successfully test a new weapon of incredible power- an atomic bomb. Allied intelligence reports indicate more of these weapons will soon be assembled and loaded aboard a German U-boat. The submarine`s mission is uncomplicated-destroy London and bring the Allies to their knees. A team of American operatives is formed to hijack the U-boat and it`s deadly cargo but Roosevelt and Churchill know the odds of the mission succeeding are next to impossible. In an astonishing wartime twist of fate, a German officer, thought to be dead, inexplicably reappears and is brought to London for interrogation. Is he a clever agent sent by the Gestapo to mislead the Allies, or the one man who can take the team deep behind enemy lines, through the rampant paranoia of the Nazi regime and[...]Categories: Historical Fiction, Thriller
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