By Tony Schumacher
In this crackling exchange historical past mystery set within the years after international battle II—the riveting sequel to The Darkest Hour—London detective John Rossett joins forces along with his Nazi boss to save lots of the commander’s abducted daughter because the Germans race to make the 1st atomic bomb.
With the tip of the conflict, the successful Germans now occupy a defeated nice Britain. In London, adorned detective John Henry Rossett, now reporting to the Nazi victors, lies in a health center mattress getting better from gunshot wounds. eager to steer clear of blame over the occasions that resulted in the capturing, his boss, Ernst Koehler, covers up the incident. but if Koehler’s spouse and daughter are abducted by way of American spies, the terrified German turns to the single guy he trusts to aid him—a sensible cop who will do no matter what is critical to get the task performed: John Rossett.
Surviving his brush with demise, Rossett has the same opinion to avoid wasting his friend’s daughter. yet in a chaotic new international governed through treachery and betrayal, doing the ideal factor can get a guy killed. stuck among the Nazi SS, the violent British resistance, and americans with very doubtful loyalties, Rossett needs to secretly make his approach out of London and locate Ruth Hartz, a Jewish scientist operating in Cambridge. Spared from demise as a result of her mind and services, she is pressured to paintings on constructing the atom bomb for Germany. notwithstanding she is aware it could possibly finish any desire of freedom in Europe and even perhaps the realm, Ruth needs to end the project—if she, too, desires to survive.
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