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Charlotte Gray (by Sebastian Faulks)

Vintage (05 Apr, 2007)

In 1942, Charlotte Gray, a young scottish woman, goes to Occupied France on a dual mission: to run an apparently simple errand for a British special operations group and to search for her lover, an English airman who has gone missing in action.

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Biggles Of The Fighter Squadron (Red Fox older fiction) (by W E Johns)

Red Fox (05 Jun, 2003)

The first world war is nearing its final stages and Biggles and his fellow flyers are struggling to maintain supremacy over the German air aces. In this game cunning is everything and Biggles hatches some outrageous and desperate schemes in order to stay ahead, and alive.

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The Eagle Has Flown (Classic Jack Higgins Collection) (by Jack Higgins)

Penguin Books Ltd (26 Nov, 1998)

The sequel to "The Eagle has Landed". By the end of 1943, all the evidence of the abortive German attempt to assassinate Winston Chuchill has been buried in a grave in Norfolk. But two of the most wanted ringleaders are still alive, and the Reichsfuhrer is demanding the eagle's return.

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To Catch a King (by Jack Higgins)

Open Road Integrated Media LLC (30 Nov, -0001)

It is the Second World War. Hitler dreams of conquering Britain and when he does he will need someone to rule, someone who sympathises with him, maybe someone who has already had to give up a throne and might like it back ?

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Storm Warning (by Jack Higgins)

Harper (04 Jun, 2007)

In the end all roads lead to hell. It's 1944 and Germany is facing its final defeat. Five thousand miles across the Allied dominated Atlantic, twenty-two men and five nuns aboard the Barquentine Deutschland are battling home to Kiel. Among them are a U-boat ace captured in a raid on Falmouth. A female American doctor caught in the nightmare of flying bombs. A gunboat commander who's fought from the Solomons ...

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The Eagle Has Landed (by Jack Higgins)

Penguin (24 Jun, 2010)

In the early morning hours of 6 November 1943, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler receives the coded message he has been waiting for "The Eagle has landed." It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: Operation Eagle, Himmler's audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil. But, despite spectacular secrecy, there was to be no surrender without a fight ... For in tha ...

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Secret (by Philippe Grimbert)

Portobello Books Ltd (01 Jan, 2008)

Growing up in post-war Paris the sickly only child of glamorous, athletic parents, the narrator invents for himself a make-believe - older, stronger, & more brilliant than he can ever be. It is only when the boy begins talking to an old family friend that he comes to realise that his imaginary sibling had a real predecessor.

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Fallen into the Pit (by Ellis Peters)

Time Warner Paperbacks (28 Feb, 1991)

In the aftermath of the war, the murder of a Nazi land-worker in an English village presents a hatful of potential suspects.

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SS-GB (by Len Deighton)

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (28 May, 2009)

In February 1941 British command surrendered to the Nazis. For nine months Britain has been occupied. An alternative spy novel.

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