But the thing that really killed it for me was the structure. He currently lives in Norwich with his son, Jacob and his partner, Debbie. A cleverly plotted debut. Sub Clive Cussler fodder. One might await a story about a new-age hero, who uncovered a shocking secret, thanks to whit his life is in jeopardy, but he refuses to give up and fights so the truth sees the light of day. Paperback , pages. From the Robin’s Nest. What he discovers is not what he expected.

Ellie Quin is a new series about a young girl who thought she was ordinary. A cleverly plotted debut. And I must say I quite pitied the crew. The story mainly concentrates on the fate of the bomber’s crew, which can be a bit misleading. The premise of this book is interesting — in the dying days of World War II, Hitler authorises a desperate mission to turn the tide of the war by dropping an atom bomb on Manhattan. He left the music industry in order to become a graphic artist and then he decided to be a computer games designer. The greatest gift is a passion for reading. The right will to fight for their country a people, however, not exactly with the right means.

Really good book using actual historical evidence of Germany’s atomic programme to cleverly weave a plot of events that could potentially have occurred.

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Especially the scarrod characters so you think you know them personally. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But then again I say that with all the books that I enjoy. The Story Is a great testament to the courage or the men who fought in those times, alot of people forget or don’t know that the Germans had many Brave men who were not Nazis and hated the Nazi ideal, but at the same time were committed to Germany and her people.


Too many, in my opinion, since some of them don’t matter that much to the action. A Book Every Day.

Mein gott, achtung, eins, zwei, drei, danke. And I must say I quite pitied the crew. For now we’re living in Norwich. Even thou it’s clear how the crew ends, it doesn’t mean that there is no surprise for you between the beginning and end. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you the knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is an entrancing piece of fiction. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Books by Alex Scarrow.

This book is not complex, yet has sufficient in it to satisfy thriller fans as well as military fiction fans.

This is the best Alex Scarrow novel I’ve read, but it’s still not very good. Characters are believable and the WW2 Germany pilots are thousad – your sympathies lie with them.

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The story has a nice pace to the action, flitting between past and present without confusing the reader, and embroils you in web of secrecy that might have surrounded such an event if it had truly happened with its excellent easy to like characters. May 06, Peter Lees rated syjopsis really liked it. The story is well crafted and nicely read by Robert Slade. It soon becomes clear that there is a hidden conspiracy from WW2 and the story then goes back and forth from to the present day and the story of the plot unfolds.

Archived from the original on 10 November Synopsix shocked by how realistic it was, the action, the war and the alez was very vivid and I was forced to think about the possibility of this happening.

There are some loose ends, when it comes to historical acuracy, but because this book deals with alternative history and the element “what if. Medea; Hecabe; Electra by Also what I liked is that even thou the books should be a thriller, it’s not exaggerated, over-combined and mainly because it won’t full of senseless action, since there wasn’t so much of some conspiracy. Although I’m glad to be where I am now, I do occasionally kick myself for not having succumbed to the writing bug much earlier.


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A great read, not too heavy, violent or deep. Return to Book Page.

Want to Read saving…. It’s politically unsound and, of course, doomed to failure. Like naming characters that only appear in a single chapter, and implying that maybe latter they will be important again.

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To ask other readers questions tohusand A Thousand Sunsplease sign up. There are some occasional things which we are to think of as plot twists, but they are heavily telegraphed. The problem is that we KNOW it’s doomed to failure because the novel begins in modern times, with an annoying, colourless British photo-journali My first bit of holiday reading during my recent trip to Malta!

He has immense confidence during most of it. A real fast paced thriller in the style of Dan Brown, set during the final days of WW2.

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He currently lives in Norwich with his son, Jacob and his partner, Debbie. Unfortunatly, it didnt match my expectations, since I found some things to be a bit bothering. It is complex and has interwoven stories but I didn’t find it difficult to follow. Apr 06, Ali Thoisand rated it it was amazing.