Pre-order this rich, atmospheric WWII thriller from the award-winning author of Moskva and Nightfall Berlin'Intricately plotted, rip-roaring World War Two adventure - proper heroes, proper villains, royal intrigue and grounded in real history' IAN RANKINJuly, 1940. The Nazis launch their invasion of Britain - starting with the Channel Islands . .
. And soldier turned safecracker Bill O'Hagan gets an offer: hang for his crimes, or serve his country. The mission - land on occupied Alderney, impersonate a local, steal the invasion plans, escape.
It sounds so implausible he almost believes it. In Portugal, the former King, Edward, Duke of Windsor, receives an altogether different proposal from Germany: ease the invasion and he'll get his throne back. But Edward will not willingly betray his country .
. . An embittered former king.
An unreformed thief. And a secret upon which the fates of nations lie . .
. _____________'Fact and fiction merge in a rip-roaring yarn that is totally credible. Excellent.' THE SUN'Grimwood matches Robert Harris, Joseph Kanon, Ken Follett and John le Carre thrill for thrill in this breath-taking WWII story of atmospheric suspense, daring espionage and political intrigue' GLASGOW LIFE'Triumphant .
. . The synthesis of real and fictitious characters is handled with panache by the talented Grimwood' FINANCIAL TIMES'Top notch .
. . the suspense never wavers' CRIMETIME'Highly entertaining ...
there are complications, twists and turns of plot in abundance [and] there is something in the comparison with that fine American novelist Joseph Kanon or one might add, the Master of American spy fiction, Charles McCarry ... every bit as credible or satisfying as James Bond' THE SCOTSMAN
Penguin Books Ltd
|Väzba||Paperback / softback|
|Formát||198 x 129|