Lines of Deception

Lines of Deception

by Steve Anderson
Lines of Deception

Lines of Deception

by Steve Anderson

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Overview

A West German nightclub owner goes behind the Iron Curtain on a desperate mission to save his brother, in this Cold War thriller by the author of Lost Kin.

West Germany, 1949. Former actor Max Kaspar suffered greatly in the Second World War. Now he owns a nightclub in Munich—and occasionally lends a hand to the newly formed CIA. Meanwhile, his brother Harry has ventured beyond the Iron Curtain to rescue an American scientist. When Harry is also taken captive, Max resolves to locate his brother at all costs. The last thing he expects is for Harry to go rogue.

Max’s treacherous quest takes him to Vienna and Prague to Soviet East Germany and Communist Poland. Along the way, dangerous operators from Harry’s past join the pursuit: his former lover Katarina, who’s working for the Israelis, and former Nazi Hartmut Dietz, now an agent of East German intelligence. But can anyone be trusted? Even the American scientist Stanley Samaras may not be the hero Harry had believed him to be . . .

“In this convincing and atmospheric spy tale set on the haunted landscape of postwar Europe, the engaging Max Kaspar leads us into deepening shadows in which the certainties of loyalty and morality grow dimmer at every turn. An intriguing and satisfying read.” —Dan Fesperman, author of Winter Work
 
“Steve Anderson brings the past to life . . .  As close as you’ll get to a historical guide to the vagaries and treacheries and to the hidden byways and ratlines of post-war Europe.” —Luke McCallin, author of the Gregor Reinhardt novels
 
“Kept me on the edge of my seat, and the unexpected twists left me guessing until the final pages.” —Roccie Hill, author of The Blood of My Mother

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781504086134
Publisher: Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Publication date: 03/12/2024
Series: The Kaspar Brothers , #4
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Steve Anderson is the author of the Kaspar Brothers novels: The Losing RoleLiberated, and Lost KinUnder False Flags is the prequel to his novel The Preserve. Anderson was a Fulbright Fellow in Germany and is a literary translator of bestselling German fiction as well as a freelance editor. He lives in Portland, Oregon. 
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