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The occupied Channel Islands: the last outpost of German resistance at the end of a long and savage conflict. Most feared amongst them: St Pierre, the heavily guarded fortress chosen by a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal final stand.
With Berlin on the verge of capture, it is the most sensitive mission of the war.
An end game that calls for a hero – with something else besides. A game for a battle-hardened veteran ready to lay down his life for his birthplace. And for the woman he left behind...
“Jack Higgins is the master craftsman of good, clean adventure...in the footsteps of Sapper and the great John Buchan” – Daily Mail
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Since The Eagle Has Landed—one of the biggest-selling thrillers of all time—every novel Jack Higgins has written has become an international bestseller. He has had simultaneous number-one bestsellers in hardcover and paperback, and many of his books have been made into successful movies, including The Eagle Has Landed, To Catch a King, On Dangerous Ground, Eye of the Storm, and Thunder Point. He has degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics from the University of London, and a doctorate in media from Leeds Metropolitan University. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an expert scuba diver and marksman, Higgins lives in Jersey on the Channel Islands.Review:
Praise for Jack Higgins
“A seasoned pro...Mr. Higgins knows how to tell a story!”—The New York Times Book Review
“Jack Higgins has written some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years.”—The San Diego Union-Tribune
“When it comes to thriller writers, one name stands well above the crowd—Jack Higgins.”—Associated Press
“Higgins makes the pages fly.”—New York Daily News
“Jack Higgins is one of the best-selling authors of popular fiction in the world, often considered the architect of the modern thriller.”—The Huffington Post
“Higgins is an author with the creative power to hook the reader and keep them forever because of his terrific tales. There are many villains out there, but Higgins is by far the greatest at bringing to life the best and worst of them all.”—Suspense Magazine
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Book Description Dell Publishing, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0440132622