In Pursuit of Platinum: The Shocking Secret of World War II (Ben Peters Thriller Series) (Volume 1)

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Voted #1 on Goodreads Best WWII Fiction and Biography; #5 on Thrillers You Must Read and #4 Best Spy Story.
IT'S THE SECRET THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO FIND OUT - BURIED IN GOVERNMENT ARCHIVES AND NOT TO BE REVEALED UNTIL 2045
As the Germans are about to invade Paris in 1940 American Ben Peters attempts to smuggle a fortune in platinum out of the city in the legendary Bullion Bentley. But the Bentley is carrying an even more valuable human cargo, a mysterious Frenchwoman escaping with her young son and a secret that could change the course of the Second World War.
Alena and Ben are the targets of Adolf Hitler's ruthless investigator Ludwig Weber, whose family will be executed if he fails. His orders are to silence Alena before she can reveal her secret; capture her young son and take him back to Berlin; and recover the Banque de France's platinum.
As they flee their hunter, they experience the stark and tragic realities of war and the raw emotions of two brave people living on the edge of fear. And not everything is as it seems. Who is Alena and what is her secret that could destroy everything the Nazi movement stands for?
'A tale of intrigue in the tradition of Ken Follett and Robert Harris with the cutting edge of a Tom Clancy or W.E.B Griffin wartime yarn.'
WHAT READERS AND REVIEWERS ARE SAYING
Enjoyed the book immensely. Hard to put it down. Plenty of action, romance and international intrigue. A well -deserved 5-star book! - Richard Small
The opening pages grab and don't let go! A great WWII novel - Bros Washburn
Absolutely riveting. I read it end to end and way into the night. Look forward to more - Rabinder Sikand
LOVED it. More please. Thanks! - John S Webb
An enthralling read. It would make a blockbuster film. It leaves the reader wondering right to the end - and afterwards - Jon Marcus
Holds the reader's attention from start to finish. - Sara from Essex
Read it in two sittings. Gripped me from start to finish. Made an excellent Xmas present for my dad and my father-in-law who absolutely loved it too! Can't wait for your next book - Nic Hindle
Really enjoyed the style. Well-developed characters that truly came alive in my mind. The pace of the story was good and the pursuit across Europe felt knowledgeable and well constructed - Simon P Butler
This builds and is gripping. It would make a good film. Enjoyable and well written. I would recommend this book - Fiona Lever
Very enjoyable book. If you like reading Alan Furst and Phillip Kerr you will like this book. More than the other authors I mentioned he gets to the point of the story and it moves quickly - Richard A Fisk Jr
Based on historical facts, I enjoyed reading this version of history. I recommend the book to any one who likes historical fiction - Jack M Cook
Non-stop action with a thrilling ending. Cannot wait for the next one! - R M Love
For readers of WWII fiction I recommend this book. The story plot is very interesting and exciting. One of the best I have read. - Patricia A Wilson

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VIC ROBBIE is the author of the Ben Peters World War II thriller series, including IN PURSUIT OF PLATINUM: The Shocking Secret of WWII and PARADISE GOLD: The Mafia and Nazis battle for the biggest prize of WWII.
Born in Scotland, he spends time in the UK and California. An international journalist whose work has been published worldwide, he has worked for newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Daily Mirror and Daily Mail, and magazines in the US, UK, and Australia as a writer, columnist and editor. 
Apart from playing golf with a passion, but little skill, he has run several marathons including New York and London. 
Find out more at VicRobbie.com

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Hard to put it down. Plenty of action, romance and international intrigue. - Richard Small 

Absolutely riveting. I read it end to end and way into the night - Rabinder Sikand 

Unputdownable. An enthralling read. It leaves the reader wondering right to the end - and afterwards - Jon Marcus 

Very enjoyable. If you like Alan Furst and Phillip Kerr you will like this. More than the other authors I mentioned, he gets to the point of the story - Richard A Fisk Jr 

For readers of WWII fiction I recommend this book. Very interesting and exciting. One of the best I have read. - Patricia A Wilson 

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Book Description Principium Press, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Reached #2 in Amazon War category and #3 in Espionage thrillers. IT S THE SECRET THEY DON T WANT YOU TO FIND OUT - BURIED IN GOVERNMENT ARCHIVES AND NOT TO BE REVEALED UNTIL 2045 As the Germans are about to invade Paris in 1940 American Ben Peters attempts to smuggle a fortune in platinum out of the city in the legendary Bullion Bentley. But the Bentley is carrying an even more valuable human cargo, a mysterious Frenchwoman escaping with her young son and a secret that could change the course of the Second World War. Alena and Ben are the targets of Adolf Hitler s ruthless investigator Ludwig Weber, whose family will be executed if he fails. His orders are to silence Alena before she can reveal her secret; capture her young son and take him back to Berlin; and recover the Banque de France s platinum. As they flee their hunter, they experience the stark and tragic realities of war and the raw emotions of two brave people living on the edge of fear. And not everything is as it seems. Who is Alena and what is her secret that could destroy everything the Nazi movement stands for? A tale of intrigue in the tradition of Ken Follett and Robert Harris with the cutting edge of a Tom Clancy or W.E.B Griffin wartime yarn. WHAT READERS AND REVIEWERS ARE SAYING Enjoyed the book immensely. Hard to put it down. Plenty of action, romance and international intrigue. A well -deserved 5-star book! - Richard Small The opening pages grab and don t let go! A great WWII novel - Bros Washburn Absolutely riveting. I read it end to end and way into the night. Look forward to more - Rabinder Sikand LOVED it. More please. Thanks! - John S Webb An enthralling read. It would make a blockbuster film. It leaves the reader wondering right to the end - and afterwards - Jon Marcus Holds the reader s attention from start to finish. - Sara from Essex Read it in two sittings. Gripped me from start to finish. Made an excellent Xmas present for my dad and my father-in-law who absolutely loved it too! Can t wait for your next book - Nic Hindle Really enjoyed the style. Well-developed characters that truly came alive in my mind. The pace of the story was good and the pursuit across Europe felt knowledgeable and well constructed - Simon P Butler This builds and is gripping. It would make a good film. Enjoyable and well written. I would recommend this book - Fiona Lever Very enjoyable book. If you like reading Alan Furst and Phillip Kerr you will like this book. More than the other authors i mentioned he gets to the point of the story and it moves quickly - Richard A Fisk Jr Based on historical facts, I enjoyed reading this version of history. I recommend the book to any one who likes historical fiction - Jack M Cook Non-stop action with a thrilling ending. Cannot wait for the next one! - R M Love For readers of WWII fiction I recommend this book. The story plot is very intresting and exciting. One of the best I have read. - Patricia A Wilson ABOUT THE AUTHOR VIC ROBBIE, an author of several books, is an international journalist whose work has been published worldwide and has worked for newspapers such as the Daily Mail, The Independent, Scotland on Sunday, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mirror, and Sydney Telegraph in the UK, Australia and the US as a writer, columnist and executive. IN PURSUIT OF PLATINUM, his new thriller, is a wartime tale of intrigue that has been likened to a Ken Follett or Robert Harris yarn. He is the owner/editor of the award-winning magazine Golf Travel and editor/publisher of the PGA Official Yearbook. Apart from playing golf with a passion, but little skill, he has run several marathons including New York and London. Find out more at. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780957346406

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Book Description Principium Press, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Reached #2 in Amazon War category and #3 in Espionage thrillers. IT S THE SECRET THEY DON T WANT YOU TO FIND OUT - BURIED IN GOVERNMENT ARCHIVES AND NOT TO BE REVEALED UNTIL 2045 As the Germans are about to invade Paris in 1940 American Ben Peters attempts to smuggle a fortune in platinum out of the city in the legendary Bullion Bentley. But the Bentley is carrying an even more valuable human cargo, a mysterious Frenchwoman escaping with her young son and a secret that could change the course of the Second World War. Alena and Ben are the targets of Adolf Hitler s ruthless investigator Ludwig Weber, whose family will be executed if he fails. His orders are to silence Alena before she can reveal her secret; capture her young son and take him back to Berlin; and recover the Banque de France s platinum. As they flee their hunter, they experience the stark and tragic realities of war and the raw emotions of two brave people living on the edge of fear. And not everything is as it seems. Who is Alena and what is her secret that could destroy everything the Nazi movement stands for? A tale of intrigue in the tradition of Ken Follett and Robert Harris with the cutting edge of a Tom Clancy or W.E.B Griffin wartime yarn. WHAT READERS AND REVIEWERS ARE SAYING Enjoyed the book immensely. Hard to put it down. Plenty of action, romance and international intrigue. A well -deserved 5-star book! - Richard Small The opening pages grab and don t let go! A great WWII novel - Bros Washburn Absolutely riveting. I read it end to end and way into the night. Look forward to more - Rabinder Sikand LOVED it. More please. Thanks! - John S Webb An enthralling read. It would make a blockbuster film. It leaves the reader wondering right to the end - and afterwards - Jon Marcus Holds the reader s attention from start to finish. - Sara from Essex Read it in two sittings. Gripped me from start to finish. Made an excellent Xmas present for my dad and my father-in-law who absolutely loved it too! Can t wait for your next book - Nic Hindle Really enjoyed the style. Well-developed characters that truly came alive in my mind. The pace of the story was good and the pursuit across Europe felt knowledgeable and well constructed - Simon P Butler This builds and is gripping. It would make a good film. Enjoyable and well written. I would recommend this book - Fiona Lever Very enjoyable book. If you like reading Alan Furst and Phillip Kerr you will like this book. More than the other authors i mentioned he gets to the point of the story and it moves quickly - Richard A Fisk Jr Based on historical facts, I enjoyed reading this version of history. I recommend the book to any one who likes historical fiction - Jack M Cook Non-stop action with a thrilling ending. Cannot wait for the next one! - R M Love For readers of WWII fiction I recommend this book. The story plot is very intresting and exciting. One of the best I have read. - Patricia A Wilson ABOUT THE AUTHOR VIC ROBBIE, an author of several books, is an international journalist whose work has been published worldwide and has worked for newspapers such as the Daily Mail, The Independent, Scotland on Sunday, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mirror, and Sydney Telegraph in the UK, Australia and the US as a writer, columnist and executive. IN PURSUIT OF PLATINUM, his new thriller, is a wartime tale of intrigue that has been likened to a Ken Follett or Robert Harris yarn. He is the owner/editor of the award-winning magazine Golf Travel and editor/publisher of the PGA Official Yearbook. Apart from playing golf with a passion, but little skill, he has run several marathons including New York and London. Find out more at. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780957346406

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Book Description Principium Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 308 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.Voted 1 on Goodreads Best WWII Fiction and Biography; 5 on Thrillers You Must Read and 4 Best Spy Story. ITS THE SECRET THEY DONT WANT YOU TO FIND OUT - BURIED IN GOVERNMENT ARCHIVES AND NOT TO BE REVEALED UNTIL 2045 As the Germans are about to invade Paris in 1940 American Ben Peters attempts to smuggle a fortune in platinum out of the city in the legendary Bullion Bentley. But the Bentley is carrying an even more valuable human cargo, a mysterious Frenchwoman escaping with her young son and a secret that could change the course of the Second World War. Alena and Ben are the targets of Adolf Hitlers ruthless investigator Ludwig Weber, whose family will be executed if he fails. His orders are to silence Alena before she can reveal her secret; capture her young son and take him back to Berlin; and recover the Banque de Frances platinum. As they flee their hunter, they experience the stark and tragic realities of war and the raw emotions of two brave people living on the edge of fear. And not everything is as it seems. Who is Alena and what is her secret that could destroy everything the Nazi movement stands for A tale of intrigue in the tradition of Ken Follett and Robert Harris with the cutting edge of a Tom Clancy or W. E. B Griffin wartime yarn. WHAT READERS AND REVIEWERS ARE SAYING Enjoyed the book immensely. Hard to put it down. Plenty of action, romance and international intrigue. A well -deserved 5-star book! - Richard Small The opening pages grab and dont let go! A great WWII novel - Bros Washburn Absolutely riveting. I read it end to end and way into the night. Look forward to more - Rabinder Sikand LOVED it. More please. Thanks! - John S Webb An enthralling read. It would make a blockbuster film. It leaves the reader wondering right to the end - and afterwards - Jon Marcus Holds the readers attention from start to finish. - Sara from Essex Read it in two sittings. Gripped me from start to finish. Made an excellent Xmas present for my dad and my father-in-law who absolutely loved it too! Cant wait for your next book - Nic Hindle Really enjoyed the style. Well-developed characters that truly came alive in my mind. The pace of the story was good and the pursuit across Europe felt knowledgeable and well constructed - Simon P Butler This builds and is gripping. It would make a good film. Enjoyable and well written. I would recommend this book - Fiona Lever Very enjoyable book. If you like reading Alan Furst and Phillip Kerr you will like this book. More than the other authors i mentioned he gets to the point of the story and it moves quickly - Richard A Fisk Jr Based on historical facts, I enjoyed reading this version of history. I recommend the book to any one who likes historical fiction - Jack M Cook Non-stop action with a thrilling ending. Cannot wait for the next one! - R M Love For readers of WWII fiction I recommend this book. The story plot is very intresting and exciting. One of the best I have read. - Patricia A Wilson ABOUT THE AUTHOR VIC ROBBIE, an author of several books, is an international journalist whose work has been published worldwide and has worked for newspapers such as the Daily Mail, The Independent, Scotland on Sunday, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mirror, and Sydney Telegraph in the UK, Australia and the US as a writer, columnist and executive. IN PURSUIT OF PLATINUM, his new thriller, is a wartime tale of intrigue that has been likened to Ken Folletts Eye Of The Needle. He is the ownereditor of the award-winning magazine Golf and Travel and editorpublisher of the PGA Official Yearbook. Apart from playing golf with a passion, but little skill, he has run several marathons including New York and London. Find out more at VicRobbie. com This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780957346406

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