27 aka The Hunt by William Diehl

By William Diehl

Because the global trembles with the process of worldwide warfare II, a lady dies by the hands of Hitler's henchmen. Her homicide endlessly adjustments her lover, Francis Scott Keegan, a continuing anti-Nazi mercenary, who turns into locked in a determined cat-and-mouse video game with the 3rd Reich's excellent undercover agent, a guy of 1000 faces. In an area that encompasses presidents and gangsters, spies and sirens, the lethal current and the darkish earlier, Keegan pursues his elusive quarry into the innovative of global events—and into the key internal workings of a terrifying undertaking recognized purely as "27."

"The most sensible e-book of its type because the DAY OF THE JACKAL...Edge-of-the-seat stuff."--PEOPLE

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Diehl integrates ancient occasions corresponding to Hitler's upward thrust to strength and Dillinger's financial institution robberies into this mystery a few heroic ex-bootlegger and his nemesis, agent 27, a Nazi making plans to kidnap a few of America's strongest males. ``Despite a few unbelievable coincidences, his solidly researched story is suspenseful, creative and, in locations, deeply moving,'' acknowledged PW.

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He had pulled himself, hand-over-hand, up into the shadows by the pipes that ribbed the alley wall. There he waited and watched as the night shift ended and the doctors, interns and nurses drifted out, jabbering as they walked to cars or down the alley below to the bus. Fifteen minutes passed. He had been watching the alley for several nights, perched in its shadows, checking the nurses, seeking out that perfect beauty and waiting for the moment when she might drop her guard and walk down the alleyway alone.

The hand under her dress was moving faster and her legs were beginning to quiver. She closed her eyes, lowered her chin to her breasts and licked the top of them as she stroked herself faster. “Yeah, guy, oh yeah,” she groaned. “Stop,” he ordered. ” “Stop. ” “C’mon now. ” She was out of breath and her face was flushed but she did what he asked. Her hands shook as she undid the buttons. When she was finished he took the shirt off. He sat on the sofa and leaned back on his elbows. “Undo my pants ..

Copyright 1932 by Warner Bros. Inc. Copyright renewed. All rights reserved. Used by permission. : An excerpt from the lyrics to “Love for Sale” by Cole Porter. Copyright © 1957 Warner Bros. Inc. (renewed). An excerpt from the lyrics to “She’s Funny That Way” by Billie Holiday. Copyright 1928 Chappell & Co. An excerpt from the lyrics to “I’ve Got a Crush on You” by George Gershwin—lea Gershwin. Copyright 1930 Warner Bros. Music (renewed) New World Music Corp. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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