The Suicide Exhibition: The Never War

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A groundbreaking alternate history World War 2 thriller.
     
The threat is not new. The aliens have been here before -- if indeed they are aliens. Obsessed with the Occult, Hitler and other senior Nazis believed they were destined to inherit the Earth. To this end, they are determined to recover 'their' ancient artifacts -- the Ark of the Covenant, the Holy Grail, the Spear of Destiny. When Dunkirk veteran and Foreign Office trouble-shooter Major Guy Pentecross stumbles across a seemingly unbelievable conspiracy, he, together with pilot and American spy Sarah Diamond and SOE operative Leo Davenport, enter the shadow world of Section Z. All three have major roles to play as they uncover the Nazis' insidious plot to use the alien Vril's technology to win the war... at any cost.

This is The Thirty-Nine Steps crossed with Indiana Jones and Quatermass. Justin Richards has an extremely credible grasp of the period's history and has transformed it into a groundbreaking alternate reality thriller.

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JUSTIN RICHARDS is the author of dozens of genre and SF novels, as well as non-fiction books, audio scripts, television and a stage play. He has edited short story anthologies, been a technical writer and worked as an odd-job man in a hotel for postal workers. Justin is Creative Consultant to BBC Books' range of Doctor Who titles, advising on the commissioning and editing of all the Doctor Who titles, as well as writing quite a few himself.

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"Justin Richards has reworked an old myth to nightmarish effect. You get the feeling that if the Nazis could have done this, they would. The Suicide Exhibition has a ghastly plausibility." -- Stephen Baxter "this promises to be a compelling series" Daily Mail "perfectly captured ... a complex spy thriller reminiscent of Operation Mincemeat ... or James Bond - if James Bond had aliens in it ... a cast of well-developed characters and a good tale, well told" Starburst magazine "Justin Richards brings all his skills as a leading Dr Who writer to this tale of wartime intelligence at odds with some of H.P. Lovecraft's worst nightmares ... Bulldog Drummond meets Luther Arkwright! Here's a story of World War Two and the Nazi war machine ... Justin Richards puts all his usual expertise into this marvellous romp. Everything you would expect of this outstanding tale-spinner!" -- Michael Moorcock "I enjoyed this book. It combines elements of many genres. Parts of this made me think of Indiana Jones, or possibly the da Vinci Code with a bit of James Bond thrown in while others were much closer to sci-fi. But the overall story is completely original, something I find very refreshing with the amount of books I go through. This book has some degree of sexual tension, but no sex whatsoever, and while there is violence, it does not depend on blood or gore, but rather on actual plot ... I believe I will enjoy the next one even more." The Bookbag

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