The Second Assassin
||Penguin Publishing Group
9781101212165, Related ISBNs: 0451410300, 1101212160, 9780451410306, 9781101212165
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Synopsis: From the master of international suspense comes a tense and powerful thriller based on actual World War II events that follows two unlikely allies in a desperate race to stop the perfect assassination.
The year: 1939—and the world is readying itself for war that is sure to come.
The conspirators: A group of powerful men who want to keep America out of the approaching conflict—at all costs.
The plan: Assassinate the King and Queen of England on American soil, destroying any hope of an alliance between Great Britain and the United States—and ensuring victory for the Nazis in World War II.
Praise for Christopher Hyde
“Up to the minute suspense . . . like Caleb Carr meets Frederick Forsyth.”—Lee Child, bestselling author of Echo Burning
“[Hyde] draws tension with the skill of a surgeon. A story that grips you with its characters, action surprises, then won’t let go, even after you turn out the light.”—Michael Connelly, bestselling author of City of Bones
“Hyde’s storytelling is pure genius.”—New York Daily News
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