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Hostage to Death

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Running off to join the French Foreign Legion used to be every boy’s dream of action and adventure. But for Lieutenant Bill Reilly—half Irish, half American, and like Peter O’Toole in Lawrence of Arabia, a Westerner at war in the desert—the dream has turned into a nightmare. And it all begins with the gruesome delivery of a severed hand. . . .

The dead, gnarled fingers hold...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published October 22nd 2009 by Galaxy Press (first published July 1935)
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Jon Awerman
Fun, very quick read. My curiosity was obviously initially piqued by the author and then by the quality of the cover and overall printing. The writing is solid and kept me entertained enough to finish it in one sitting. Picked it up for $1.50 at an ocean state job lot and plan on returning to buy the rest of their stock.
Kaj Samuelsson
I really like these Legionnaire stories. This one was a bit different, but it had all the things that I like in a story, adventure, battles, mystery, humor, loyalty, survival despite the odds against it. I could simply not stop until the story was finished.
Clint Flatt
Fun, quick, easy read.
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