By William Diehl
Because the global trembles with the method of global struggle II, a girl dies by the hands of Hitler's henchmen. Her homicide perpetually alterations her lover, Francis Scott Keegan, a constant anti-Nazi mercenary, who turns into locked in a determined cat-and-mouse online game with the 3rd Reich's excellent secret agent, a guy of 1000 faces. In an enviornment that encompasses presidents and gangsters, spies and sirens, the lethal current and the darkish previous, 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 ebook of its style 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 ancient occasions corresponding to Hitler's upward thrust to energy 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,'' acknowledged PW.
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Adding further to the mystique was Ingersoll’s eccentric habit of arriving on the set each day in makeup and leaving the same way, sneaking through the underground tunnels that led to the furnace rooms and the adjoining sound stages, scurrying to some predetermined spot where Heinz was waiting with the limousine. For four years he had eluded both the news reporters and the fans who tried to peer behind the masks, to unveil the real Johann Ingersoll. The ploy was a publicist’s dream and had enhanced the celebrity and stardom of the actor.
Used by permission. ” William Shakespeare The Tempest BOOK ONE “What other dungeon is so dark as one’s own heart! ” Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1851 The creature was a terrifying specter. A bizarre distortion, part human, part animal, this scarred, panting, wild-eyed obscenity seemed proof that all things in nature are not perfect and that even God in his infinite wisdom is sometimes capable of a monstrous blunder. The face was a network of red, ridged scars, one of which stitched his left eye shut. The nose was a crushed lump, its nostrils flattened against a pale, cadaverous face like the snout of a pig.
Sooner or later they’ll figure it out, Ingersoll thought as he drove on. Sooner or later they would all close up shop and get the hell out of Germany. And the sooner the better. She had long, dark hair which was tied with a bow in the back but her skin was fair, almost pale, and she had exquisite deep brown eyes. She could be Italian, he thought, or Spanish. She definitely was not German. She wore very little cheek rouge and a modest amount of lipstick, not the heavy theatrical makeup the German whores troweled on.
27 aka The Hunt by William Diehl