In Jack Higginss classic international bestseller, an audacious Nazi plan to kidnap Winston Churchill threatens to tip the scales of World War II In November of 1943, an elite team of Nazi paratroopers descends on British soil with a diabolical goal to abduct Winston Churchill and cripple the Allied war effort. The mission, ordered by Hitler himself and planned by Heinrich Himmler, is led by ace agent Kurt Steiner and aided on the ground by IRA gunman Liam Devlin. As the deadly duo executes Hitlers harrowing plot, only the quiet town of Studley Constable stands in their way.
Its residents are the lone souls aware of the impending Nazi plan, and they must become the most unlikely of heroes as the fate of the war hangs in the balance. Jack Higgins is the New York Times bestselling author of more than sixty thrillers that have sold over 250 million copies worldwide, including The Eagle Has Landed and The Wolf at the Door. Before beginning his writing career, Higgins served in the British Army along the East German border.
He lives in the Channel Islands. Higgins most acclaimed bestseller is a heart-stopping story of espionage and commando action. Threatened on all sides, a desperate Adolph Hitler lashes out with an impossible order kidnap Winston Churchillor kill him.
First rate . . . a fascinating adventure story.
San Francisco Chronicle.