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February, 1944. A bitter winter grips occupied France, where Marc Reece leads a circuit of British agents risking their lives in order to sabotage the German war effort from within. But Reece has a second mission, secret even from his fellow agents - including Charlotte, the woman with whom he has ill-advisedly fallen in love. He must secure a document identifying a German spy at the heart of British intelligence. The fate of the Allied forces on D-Day is in his hands. 

But when his circuit is ambushed - with fatal consequences - Reece realises there may be a traitor in its ranks, putting everything they've been fighting for at risk. Then Charlotte goes missing. Is she in danger, or has Reece been betrayed by the only person he thought he could trust? And with the clock ticking towards D-Day, can he find the truth before it's too late? 

A gripping and atmospheric thriller inspired by true events, this is the story of a deadly game of espionage, destined to change the course of the most crucial battle in the Second World War.

©2020 Gareth Rubin (P)2020 W F Howes

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  • 04-28-22

Great WWII Listen!

Nothing bad to say about this one and Jonathon Keeble always impresses.

I kept thinking I was listening to a Indiana Jones war movie (would probably be a great continuation of the series!)

I would recommended it

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One of best WWII books I’ve read

This is a wonderfully written and narrated book. I have read a number of books about British secret operations during WWII but this is one of the very best. There are so many twists and turns in this story that it never lacks for suspense or drama. Beautifully read. Highly recommended.

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Fantastic

This was a really great book. I love this genre, WWII and espionage; both fiction or nonfiction; And this historical fiction was well put together. Pacing was great every chapter moved the story along quickly by two or three steps. I'm impressed this was the author's first novel? (a previous book is not available.) Outstanding work and hope to see another one come out soon.

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  • 08-18-21

A really great read

Keeble is king as far as I’m concerned.

But this was a fantastic, fast paced WW2 thriller.

We’ll done Gareth, loved it!

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  • Iris
  • 05-21-22

Brilliant narration

Really gripping story line. Bravery, treachery, deception, betrayal. This had it all. Except written.

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  • Hamish Betteridge
  • 04-13-22

Nice idea but too many easy coincidences

Nice conceit, but lazy writing with too many coincidences even for Sherlock .

Rather too cliched which seemed unnecessary

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  • Mr. R. Murray
  • 08-13-21

What a load of dross

For some reason audible recommended this book so I took the plunge and brought it. Oh the regrets!

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  • 07-22-21

Enjoyable and well researched story with a twist

Enjoyable and well researched story with a twist in the tale. One of the better plots in this genre.

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  • Jamie
  • 07-15-21

Brilliant

fantastic thriller, gritty and exciting with some great twists. excellent narrator, wide range of accents, needs to practice his scottish one though.