By William Diehl
Because the global trembles with the technique of worldwide struggle II, a girl dies by the hands of Hitler's henchmen. Her homicide eternally adjustments her lover, Francis Scott Keegan, a constant anti-Nazi mercenary, who turns into locked in a determined cat-and-mouse video game with the 3rd Reich's ideal undercover agent, a guy of 1000 faces. In an enviornment that encompasses presidents and gangsters, spies and sirens, the lethal current and the darkish prior, Keegan pursues his elusive quarry into the innovative of worldwide events—and into the key internal workings of a terrifying venture identified simply as "27."
"The top publication of its sort because the DAY OF THE JACKAL...Edge-of-the-seat stuff."--PEOPLE
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"A rip-roaring rollercoaster of suspense, riveting from commencing to end."
Diehl integrates historic occasions similar to Hitler's upward push to strength and Dillinger's financial institution robberies into this mystery a couple of heroic ex-bootlegger and his nemesis, agent 27, a Nazi making plans to kidnap a few of America's strongest males. ``Despite a few inconceivable coincidences, his solidly researched story is suspenseful, creative and, in locations, deeply moving,'' stated PW.
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When you get to the front you will realize there are no farms left, only mud and wire. ” Ingersoll snapped back. It was the first time it occurred to Ingersoll that Germany might lose the war. Returning to the horror of battle, Ingersoll was shocked to see German troops dropping their weapons and fleeing in disorder before the American Marines who had now entered the battle. The American Marines, nicknamed the Devil Hounds, charged maniacally, screaming as they came. As they screamed, the Germans ran, tumbling over each other, wallowing through the mud, screaming in pain and terror as their ranks broke in disarray.
Waldviertel, “the wooded quarter,” that borderland of brutal soil, medieval architecture and narrow minds where he was born, that dreary and depressing corner of Austria which had rejected and humiliated him. He had only bad memories of that hard land and its people who had once thought of him only as an argumentative, willful, arrogant and bad-tempered young man, so disliked that they ridiculed him behind his back. Even his one friend, August Kubizek—old Gustl—thought he was a bit strange. None of them understood.
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27 aka The Hunt by William Diehl