March 7, 2017

Assignment in Brittany by Helen MacInnes

By Helen MacInnes

He stared on the unexpected watch on his wrist. 3 hours in the past he had stood on English soil. 3 hours in the past he have been Martin Hearne, British Intelligence agent. Now he used to be in Nazi-occupied Brittany, posing as Bertrand Corlay, with the Frenchman's lifestyles decreased to headings in his memory.

Hearne appeared down on the light uniform which had as soon as been Corlay's, felt once again for the papers within the inside of pocket. He was once prepared. any longer he used to be one step clear of death...

The Queen of secret agent Writers returns in a beautiful sequence gathering all of her maximum works! Titan kicks off with project in Brittany; the gripping story of an undercover operative deep in Nazi-occupied France.

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The waiter poured a small amount into a crystal wine goblet on the table in front of Edward, who picked it up by its stem, swirled it around in the dim light, then placed the glass up to his proud, regal nose. Eyes closed, lungs fully expanded, he took a full, deep whiff, leaned his head back slightly and poured the entire contents past his lips, making sure the grape touched his tongue first before filling the rest of his mouth. He swirled the juice around for twenty seconds, swallowed, then nodded his approval.

Boss of what Edward termed the new Mafia. Without firing a shot, Victor orchestrated one of the biggest takeovers in American history. Organized crime. Movies like The Godfather, and flamboyant, overzealous bosses like Gotti, gave the mob far too much exposure. They were famous. Great if you’re Al Pacino, but horrendous for those who actually killed for a living. Victor saw to it that many of the old bosses were indicted, sent to jail, or killed. He preferred stocks, bonds, credit cards, IPO’s, and mergers over drugs, prostitution and extortion, and except for The Sopranos, he even managed to limit newspaper and television coverage.

A fight for a change. I was beginning to think Americans lacked the will to live. The judge punched and kicked wildly, knocking Andre on his back, jumped to his feet and ran for the door like he was twenty. Andre, calm, but deliberate, followed his sixth victim down the staircase. The judge ran into the den and slammed the door. Andre heard the lock slide into place, and turned the cherry lined panels into firewood with his shoulder. Judge Weiss unlocked a gun cabinet hidden in a panel behind his desk.

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