von: Alexander Fullerton
Canelo Digital Publishing Ltd, 2015
Preis: 5,59 EUR
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The third book in the SBS Trilogy features an incredibly dangerous and secret mission in a tumultuous SyriaCharlie Swale of the SAS would never have dreamed of betraying his country. But nor could he ever have imagined that the Soviets would be able to dupe him...Charlie had been a hero in his day. Then he'd hit the bottle. And then he'd hit hard times. So when he is given the chance to redeem himself in a top-secret SBS mission to Syria, he knows he has to pull it off. Fuelled by a new sense of purpose and ambition, Charlie travels to the arid unforgiving desert plains, where he stumbles into a political minefield. Almost before he knows it, Charlie finds himself on the point of blowing international relations sky-highPraise for Alexander Fullerton'His action passages are superb, and he never puts a period foot wrong' Observer'You don't read a novel by Alexander Fullerton. You live it' South Wales Echo'The most meticulously researched war novels that I have ever read' Len DeightonAlexander Fullerton was a bestselling author of British naval fiction, whose writing career spanned over fifty years. He served with distinction as gunnery and torpedo officer of HM Submarine Seadog during World War Two. He was a fluent Russian speaker, and after the war served in Germany as the Royal Navy liaison with the Red Army.His first novel, Surface!, was written on the backs of old cargo manifests. It sold over 500,000 copies and needed five reprints in six weeks. Fullerton is perhaps best known though for his nine-volume Nicholas Everard series, which was translated into many languages, winning him fans all round the world. His fiftieth novel, Submariner, was published in 2008, the year of his death.