WEWELSBURG CASTLE, 1940.
The German war machine has woken an ancient threat – the alien Vril and their Ubermensch have returned. Ultimate Victory in the war for Europe is now within the Nazis’ grasp.
Foreign Office trouble shooter Guy Pentecross has stumbled into a conspiracy beyond his imagining – a secret war being waged in the shadows against a terrible enemy.
The battle for Europe has just become the war for humanity.
This is The Thirty-Nine Steps crossed with Indiana Jones and Quatermass. Justin Richards has an extremely credible grasp of the period’s history and has transformed it into a groundbreaking alternate reality thriller.
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"Justin Richards has reworked an old myth to nightmarish effect. You get the feeling that if the Nazis could have done this, they would. The Suicide Exhibition has a ghastly plausibility." (Stephen Baxter)
"this promises to be a compelling series" ( Daily Mail)
"perfectly captured … a complex spy thriller reminiscent of Operation Mincemeat … or James Bond – if James Bond had aliens in it … a cast of well-developed characters and a good tale, well told" ( Starburst magazine)
"Justin Richards brings all his skills as a leading Dr Who writer to this tale of wartime intelligence at odds with some of H.P. Lovecraft’s worst nightmares … Bulldog Drummond meets Luther Arkwright! Here’s a story of World War Two and the Nazi war machine … Justin Richards puts all his usual expertise into this marvellous romp. Everything you would expect of this outstanding tale-spinner!" (Michael Moorcock)
"I enjoyed this book. It combines elements of many genres. Parts of this made me think of Indiana Jones, or possibly the da Vinci Code with a bit of James Bond thrown in while others were much closer to sci-fi. But the overall story is completely original, something I find very refreshing with the amount of books I go through. This book has some degree of sexual tension, but no sex whatsoever, and while there is violence, it does not depend on blood or gore, but rather on actual plot … I believe I will enjoy the next one even more." ( The Bookbag)
The Thirty-Nine Steps meets Indiana Jones and Quatermass!
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