Prague Spring: A Simon Wolfe Mystery

Prague Spring: A Simon Wolfe Mystery

by David Del Bourgo


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The murder of a United States congressman's son sends Inspector Simon Wolfe of the San Francisco Police Department on a pursuit in which he is blackmailed with his past as an Israeli assassin. When Inspector Wolfe falls in love with the dead boy's psychiatrist and must protect her from a rogue Nazi operative, he is forced to come to terms with his uncompromising notions of justice that were formed when he was a prisoner in Theresienstadt and Auschwitz.This gripping tale of murder and deceit interweaves history and mystery against the charged and colorful background of Berkeley in the 1960's. Wolfe is a difficult and sympathetic character who relentlessly pursues the truth in a time of desperate optimism. This is more than just a story of good versus evil; it satisfies the genre and then slips its boundaries to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the the law and the pitfalls of love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442119871
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/07/2011
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

David Del Bourgo has had success writing in many forms. Over a hundred of his poems have been printed in literary journals such as Epos and California Quarterly, as well as anthologized in hardback books, including Sephardic Voices, The Literature of Work and Three Los Angeles Poets, a Spanish translation of American poetry. Two books of his poetry have been published through small presses. Elie Weisel wrote the cover note for one of those books. He has won several screenwriting awards, including being a finalist in UCLA's prestigious Diane Thomas, and he is a lifetime member of Squaw Writers.

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