The classic Jack Higgins thriller On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victory In May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel Hugh Kelso washes up on the shore of Nazi-occupied Jersey with a valuable secret. As one of the few men with knowledge of the impending invasion of Normandy, Kelso must be protected at all costs. Enter Henry Martineau, a British operative charged with the dangerous mission of impersonating a Nazi officer to infiltrate Jersey and retrieve-or silence-Colonel Kelso. The stakes couldn't be higher as the fate of the war hangs in the balance. "Jack Higgins is the master." -Tom Clancy "Higgins is a real pro." -The New York Times Book Review "Jack Higgins . . . means adventure fiction at its best." -The Commercial Appeal Jack Higgins is the New York Times bestselling author of more than seventy thrillers that have sold over 250 million copies worldwide, including The Eagle Has Landed and The Wolf at the Door. Before beginning his writing career, Higgins served in the British Army along the East German border. He lives in the Channel Islands.
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A classic thriller featuring the most daring escape of the Second World War, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed. American Colonel Hugh Kelso is washed ashore on German-held Jersey in Spring 1944, with top-secret D-Day plans in his possession. To get him back, the most daring escape of the Second World War must be planned and executed. Harry Martineau, bilingual philosophy professor turned assassin, and Sarah Drayton, a beautiful, half-French Jersey native, are selected to carry out the mission, and set off to steal the most precious Allied asset from under the noses of the Nazis. . .Product Description:
The capture of a British colonel in German-occupied Jersey causes a major crisis, as he holds the secrets of the planned allied invasion of Hitler's channel stronghold.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002230976
Book Description Collins, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First (1st) Edition. SIGNED by Jack Higgins on his official bookplate . Book is Unread . Front/Back: NEW . Spine: NEW . First (1st) Printing / Impression . Year: 1986 . Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 1298