Flight from Berlin

Flight from Berlin

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by David John
     
 

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A world-weary English reporter and a maverick American female Olympian find themselves caught in a lethal game between the Gestapo and British Secret Intelligence Service in David John’s spellbinding thriller Flight from Berlin. While traveling to Berlin on the Hindenburg to cover the 1936 Berlin Olympics, journalist Richard Denham meets socialite

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A world-weary English reporter and a maverick American female Olympian find themselves caught in a lethal game between the Gestapo and British Secret Intelligence Service in David John’s spellbinding thriller Flight from Berlin. While traveling to Berlin on the Hindenburg to cover the 1936 Berlin Olympics, journalist Richard Denham meets socialite Eleanor Emerson, recently expelled from the U.S. swim team. Richard and Eleanor quickly discover the dark power of Hitler’s propaganda machine. Drawn together by danger and passion, Richard and Eleanor become involved in the high-stakes world of international intrigue must pull off a daring plan to survive the treachery of the Third Reich. But one wrong move could be their last. Flight from Berlin is a riveting story of love, courage, and betrayal that culminates in a breathtaking race against the forces of evil.

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Attending the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, British journalist Richard Denham joins forces with Eleanor Emerson, bounced from the U.S. swimming team for her brashness and now covering the event for a newspaper back home. Together they hunt for a missing dossier that could destroy the Third Reich's leadership. A first novel billed as a blend of Alan Furst and Daniel Silva; with a 40,000-copy first printing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062091604
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/10/2012
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
119,990
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

David John grew up in Wales. As a teenager he was an assistant to the future British prime minister Gordon Brown. After that, he made his career in publishing, editing popular books on history and science. In 2009 he moved to Germany to write Flight from Berlin. He now lives in London, after spending several months in Seoul, South Korea, researching his second novel.

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