Overview

Conrad de Lancey has seen enough of evil: the shadow of fear on the faces of innocents; the roar of tanks through empty streets; the sudden lull before the slaughter begins. Franco's bloody insurrection taught this Englishman all about hell.

Arriving in his mother's country, the now Nazi Germany, Conrad is sick at heart. Even Berlin - infamous haven of decadence and vice - salutes fascism. Himmler's black-shirted troops rule the city, and every...

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Traitor's Gate

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Overview

Conrad de Lancey has seen enough of evil: the shadow of fear on the faces of innocents; the roar of tanks through empty streets; the sudden lull before the slaughter begins. Franco's bloody insurrection taught this Englishman all about hell.

Arriving in his mother's country, the now Nazi Germany, Conrad is sick at heart. Even Berlin - infamous haven of decadence and vice - salutes fascism. Himmler's black-shirted troops rule the city, and every German arm bears a Swastika. But does every German heart belong to Hitler?

When Conrad is arrested by the Gestapo on suspicion of spying, he is rescued by Theo, an old friend from university, now a lieutenant of the Wehrmacht. Together they are drawn into a world of danger and deceit, of plots, paranoia and intrigue where the brave few are united by a single ambition: to free the fatherland from the Führer.

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"Brilliant! Loved it beginning to end. Traitor's Gate delivers on every level: the writing is typical top-calibre Ridpath, the pace relentless, the research impeccable, the characters compelling and beautifully crafted. Every page is a gem." —Craig Russell, author

"Thought provoking and absorbing, Michael Ridpath's Traitor's Gate is a terrific alternate history thriller. It takes rare skill to inject so much suspense into a story with an outcome we thought we knew, but Ridpath's mix of wonderfully skilled plotting, fast paced narrative and atmospheric period detail combine to make this a compelling and hugely satisfying read." —Chris Ewan, author

"A fascinating story, compellingly told." —Simon Brett, author

"Michael Ridpath’s novel carries all the hallmarks of his previous books, with the tension building ever-tighter as those brave enough try to prevent Germany spiralling towards its inevitable fate." —Daily Mail

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781851838
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus
  • Publication date: 6/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 202,159
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Ridpath is an author who spent eight years as a bond trader. His financial thrillers include Final Venture, Free to Trade, and Trading Reality.
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