Thunder Point (Sean Dillon #2)
1945. The day before Hitler commits suicide, he arranges for Nazi leader Martin Bormann to flee to South America in a German U-boat.
1992. Terrorist Sean Dillon is saved from a Yugoslavian firing squad if he agrees to help the British government retrieve the long-lost documents of Martin Bormann. The wreck of Bormann’s U-boat has been discovered in the Caribbean, along with
SPOILER ALERT: Our heroes know that the opposition are murderous, Dillon has already been run off the road and shot at, the nastiest one has dropped rotting fish bait over where they were diving in order to attra ...more
"After this book, Dillon goes on to become the center character of another Higgins series. But unlike Devlin and Brosnan, I don't like Dillon. He has none of the glib Irish humor of Devlin, nor any of the introspective intellectualism of Brosnan. I simply don't want to spend more time with him. Though because I enjoy Higgins' books, I probably will. I on ...more
Sean Dillon series - Nazi lieutenant Martin Bormann e ...more
A deep sea diver in tropical western Atlantic discovers something extraordinary on a dive when a current takes him to a place he has never been, and no one else has in a few decades from the look of it, where on a deep sea ledge he discovers a submarine wedged precariously - but it is a very valuable discovery, it is an old submarine, German in fact from the las ...more
The book opens at the close of WW II in Hitler's bunker. He has given a briefcase with money, numbered bank accounts in several different countries, a list of high ranking Nazi sympathyzers from other countries, and the Windsor protocol to Martin Borrman with instructions that he is to leave and keep the dream alive in South ...more
But did I enjoy it? Well, yes I did actually. It's what used to be called a 'ripping yarn'. Higgins is a first-class storyteller, and he will have made a fortune for his publisher ...more
My favorite part was when Sean Dillon was released out of prison by the British government to help them with a mission. It is my favorite part because in the first book they are hunting him down. In this book they need his help.
I really like Sean and I'm glad he's turning toward "our" side!
OK the intelligence agents show little intelligence, but I suspect this ...more
Interesting perspective on a very Historial time.
I learned that many English and American politcians and corporations sided with Hitler in his quest to convert the world to his view point.
Jack Higgins writes many good books mostly dealing ...more
Jack Higgins is the pseudonym of Harry Patterson (b. 1929), the New York Times bestselling author of more than seventy thrillers, including The Eagle Has Landed and The Wolf at the Door. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide.
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Patterson grew up in Belfast, Northern Irelan ...more