Author: Greg Iles
Original language: English
“A truly fine novel…Totally absorbing and ingenious.”—Nelson DeMille
“On fire with suspense.”—Stephen King
It is January 1944—and as Allied troops prepare for D-Day, Nazi scientists develop a toxic nerve gas that would repel and wipe out any invasion force. To salvage the planned assault, two vastly different but equally determined men are sent to infiltrate the secret concentration camp where the poison gas is being perfected on human subjects. Their only objective: destroy all traces of the gas and the men who created it—no matter how many lives may be lost. Including their own…
“Stunning…From the very first page,Greg Iles takes his readers on an emotional roller-coaster ride, juxtaposing tension-filled action scenes, horrifying depictions of savage cruelty, and heart-stopping descriptions of sacrifice and bravery. A remarkable story from a remarkable writer”—Booklist
From Publishers Weekly
Iles’s WWII thriller portrays a commando raid on a Nazi concentration camp that is developing poison gases to be used against the Allied forces.
From Library Journal
The author of the best-selling Spandau Phoenix (LJ 4/15/93) takes us into Nazi Germany with an American doctor and a Jewish soldier intent on destroying a weapon that could wipe out the D-Day invasion forces.