This stunning wartime thriller "repeatedly brings to mind le Carre--for its elegance and style, its intricate, suspenseful plot" (Scott Turow). 1944 London: Children playing on a bomb site make a grisly discovery: a neatly severed arm. When more body parts appear, Sergeant Frederick Troy, a thinking man's cop, soon traces clues to a conspiracy that reaches to the very top of the Allied High Command.
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Just out in paperback, this terrific thriller by a British filmmaker begins in WWII London, where a well-connected young police officer named Frederick Troy tries to find out why scientists working on a secret project are disappearing and dying. Their fate has something to do with one of the nastier villains in recent fiction, a rogue American OSS agent, but it isn't until the war is over that Troy discovers the truth in ruined Berlin.About the Author:
John Lawton is the author of the Inspector Troy series, the Joe Wilderness series, Sweet Sunday, and Unholy Joy, a volume of history. His Inspector Troy novels have been named Best Books of the Year by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and New York Times Book Review. He lives in England.
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