Last Boat to Cadiz
"Europe 1945: Hitler is dead, the Third Reich is an open wound..." Amid the chaos, a man like no other makes his way south through France and into Spain. No one will stand in his way and live. Only idealistic young Wilson Tripp, American Vice Consul in the city of Seville, stands to discover the man's true identity and the stunning threat he poses. That is, if Wilson Tripp...more
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Published May 1st 2004 by Blackstone Audiobooks
(first published October 2003)
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Martin Bormann was Adolf Hitler's private secretary and probably the 2nd most powerful member of the Third Reich when Hitler committed suicide in 1945. There has been controversy surrounding Bormann's actual whereabouts since early May of of that year. Theories include multiple unconfirmed sightings over 20 years, allegations that he was a Soviet spy in hiding, or that he died before he left Berlin. Because there was no evidence of his death or whereabouts, he was sentenced to death in absentia...more
A friend's father wrote it. Ripping yarn sort of thing. A single airplane ride should do it. Barnaby Conrad is a natural-born storyteller. One suspects these experiences are more real then he lets on. Wonderful evocation of a diplomatic life overseas and a this book is a Valentine to the Spain of his time.