'Historical fiction of a high order ... Hurley's descriptions of the cauldron of Stalingrad, and of Shakespearean vengeance are well worth relishing' The Times
For Werner Nehmann, a journalist at the Ministry of Propaganda, the dizzying victory of the last four years has felt like a party without end. But the Reich's attention has turned East, and as winter sets in, the mood is turning.
Werner's boss, Joseph Goebbels, can sense it. His words have propelled Germany towards its greater destiny and he won't – he can't – let morale falter now. But the Minister of Propaganda is uneasy and in his discomfort has pulled Werner into his close confidence.
And here, amid the power struggle between the Nazi Chieftains, Werner will make his mistake and begin his descent into the hell of Stalingrad...
Head of Zeus * Thrillers
07 Jan 2021 * 416pp * £18.99 * 9781788547543
'Historical fiction of a high order'
'An intelligent, intricately plotted, and fabulously readable foray into the Second World War from a German perspective ... Last Flight to Stalingrad is a dynamic, commanding slice of historical fiction that I highly recommend'
'[This] series proves what a fine writer Hurley is, and one totally in command of his research'
'His description of the cauldron of Stalingrad, and of the Shakespearean vengeance Nehmann takes there, are well worth relishing'
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. His thriller Finisterre, set in 1944, was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Follow Graham at grahamhurley.co.uk