Hurricane Hole

Overview

A gripping combination of espionage and tragic love is set against the backdrop of the tropical Bahamas and the celebrated murder of Sir Harry Oakes, the wealthiest man in the British Empire

Tom Hamilton, a young American undercover agent, arrives in Nassau in late 1942, when German U-boats are sinking dozens of Allied merchant ships in the Caribbean. Posing as a playboy, Hamilton has been sent by his Washington bosses to investigate Nils Ericsson, a Swedish ...

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Overview

A gripping combination of espionage and tragic love is set against the backdrop of the tropical Bahamas and the celebrated murder of Sir Harry Oakes, the wealthiest man in the British Empire

Tom Hamilton, a young American undercover agent, arrives in Nassau in late 1942, when German U-boats are sinking dozens of Allied merchant ships in the Caribbean. Posing as a playboy, Hamilton has been sent by his Washington bosses to investigate Nils Ericsson, a Swedish industrialist with known ties to the Nazis, whom he suspects is building a case for the U-boat fleet in Hurricane Hole. Hamilton falls in love with a beautiful Englishwoman, Evelyn Shawcross, but with her affiliation to both Ericsson and the Duke of Windsor, wartime governor of the Bahamas, his operation to foil the plot could prove hazardous and deadly.

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"Fine writing . . . a compelling tale. I can see why people are so interested in this writer."  —Atlantic Monthly on Cardigan Bay

"A finely woven tale of artful deceit and determined bravery...[a] highly entertaining thriller." —San Antonio Express News

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780709099055
  • Publisher: Hale, Robert Limited
  • Publication date: 6/1/2013
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

John Kerr is the author of Cardigan Bay, Fell the Angels, and A Rose in No Man's Land. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.
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