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AuthorGraham Hurley
Published LanguageEnglish
Publication Year2019
PublisherHead of Zeus
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Historical fiction of a high order’ The Times
1937. Flying for the infamous Condor Legion over the battlefields of Spain’s civil war, Merz has been able to unleash the fearsome potential of the Luftwaffe’s newest weapon against his opponents. In Dieter’s hands, the Messerschmitt Bf-109 is as graceful as a matador’s killing strike: la estocada.

Scotsman and ex-marine Tam Moncrieff is recruited by a nameless intelligence agency in London to go to Germany and sound out Hitler’s resolve. Does he really intend to invade Czechoslovakia? Do his generals support him? Can the march to war be stopped?

As duty collides with conscience, fate will bring both men together. In a world wedded to violence and ambition, desperate steps must be taken. To avoid war a killing strike is needed.

The question is, who is the matador, who is the bull?

About the author
Graham Hurley is the author of the acclaimed Faraday and Winter crime novels and an award-winning TV documentary maker. Two of the critically lauded series have been shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Award for Best Crime Novel. His thriller Finisterre, set in 1944, was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.

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Weight0.318 kg
Dimensions12.7 × 19.69 × 3.3 cm


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