By William Diehl
Because the international trembles with the strategy of global warfare II, a lady dies by the hands of Hitler's henchmen. Her homicide endlessly adjustments her lover, Francis Scott Keegan, a continuing anti-Nazi mercenary, who turns into locked in a determined cat-and-mouse video game with the 3rd Reich's excellent undercover agent, a guy of 1000 faces. In an area that encompasses presidents and gangsters, spies and sirens, the lethal current and the darkish earlier, Keegan pursues his elusive quarry into the leading edge of global events—and into the key internal workings of a terrifying challenge identified purely 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 starting to end."
Diehl integrates historic occasions resembling Hitler's upward push to energy and Dillinger's financial institution robberies into this mystery a few heroic ex-bootlegger and his nemesis, agent 27, a Nazi making plans to kidnap a few of America's strongest males. ``Despite a few unbelievable coincidences, his solidly researched story is suspenseful, creative and, in locations, deeply moving,'' stated PW.
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It had been a difficult shoot from the start. That new girl, whatever her name was, had been tense and insecure since the first day, requiring take after take - His makeup was more difficult than usual to put on and became painful after only two or three hours. Every muscle in his face ached after nine hours encased in the twisted mask of rubber and aluminum. But the visit from Hitler’s envoy had made up for all that. Only two years before, Ingersoll had been one of the millions of dispirited, homeless Germans scrambling for a living.
Take off the dress. . yes, now the corset. . slowly, no hurry. He saw her full breasts burst free of the tight corset, watched her as she slid the corset down, stared at the black triangle of hair that glistened a few inches from his face. Her hands stroked him to life. He lay back. “Now you again. . yes, like that... not so fast, build up to it again She couldn’t control it. ” She closed her eyes. Her arm was moving spasmodically. He watched her hand moving faster and faster, watched her stroke him with the same cadence.
Slowly, no hurry. He saw her full breasts burst free of the tight corset, watched her as she slid the corset down, stared at the black triangle of hair that glistened a few inches from his face. Her hands stroked him to life. He lay back. “Now you again. . yes, like that... not so fast, build up to it again She couldn’t control it. ” She closed her eyes. Her arm was moving spasmodically. He watched her hand moving faster and faster, watched her stroke him with the same cadence. She began to tremble, to stiffen and he felt himself about to explode.
27 aka The Hunt by William Diehl