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Finisterre
01 Dec 2016 * EBOOK * £2.99 * 9781784977801

October 1944. An ex-FBI detective and a German naval officer are unaware of the roles assigned to them by German intelligence as part of Operation Finisterre – a last-ditch plan to enable Hitler to bluff his way to the negotiating table.

Fiction / FHD (Thrillers)
Extent: 400 pages
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FinisterreSpoils of Warby Graham Hurley

'Liked this. Went someway to plugging the ginormous hole that Philip Kerr's sad passing has left in my life' DERMOT O'LEARY.

Germany, October 1944: Dozens of cities lie in ruins. Enemy armies are at the gates. For the Thousand Year Reich, time is running out.

Desperate to avoid the humiliation of unconditional surrender, German intelligence launch Operation Finisterre – a last-ditch plan to enable Hitler to deny the savage logic of a war on two fronts and bluff his way to the negotiating table.

Success depends on two individuals: Stefan Portisch, a German naval officer washed ashore on the coast of Spain after the loss of his U-boat, and Hector Gomez, an ex-FBI detective, planted by Director J. Edgar Hoover in the middle of the most secret place on earth: the American atomic bomb complex. Both men will find themselves fighting for survival as Operation Finisterre plays itself out.

Graham Hurley is the author of the acclaimed Faraday and Winter crime novels and an award-winning TV documentary maker. Two of the critically lauded series have been shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Award for Best Crime Novel. The first Wars Within novel, Finisterre, was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. grahamhurley.co.uk

'Hurley is now firmly at the top, with few rivals in this genre' Sunday Telegraph

'An accomplished author of stand-alone thrillers, and this is one of his finest. Beautifully constructed' Daily Mail

'Hurley has written a cracking thriller' The Times

'Hurley brings an almost noirlike sensibility to the surprising finale' Booklist

'An excellent writer' Sunday Express

'The plot is a marvel of efficiency' Saga Magazine

'An entertaining and engaging read' New Books Magazine

'Tense, absorbing and faultlessly plotted, this thoughtful thriller weaves it all together' Sunday Times Crime Club

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