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1942. The Nazi hammer is about to fall on the beleaguered city of Cairo. As tension mounts, a key British officer is found brutally murdered. Nobody can fathom the motives behind the killing, and it is certainly the wrong time to
start asking questions.

Former New York cop Joe Quinn is a maverick whose methods run against the grain of the British military police. But he is t...more
Paperback, 439 pages
Published August 17th 2006 by Corgi (first published 2005)
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P.d.r. Lindsay
This is a novel which impressed by its depth of motivation and 3D characters. It's a lot more than a thriller set in WWII in Egypt.

There's a father struggling to cope with the accidental death of his son and trying to sort out a possible Nazi spy plot as he tries to hold his life together. There's his wife waiting for him to get a grip on life again, with her own problems needing his attention too. Other characters have complex lives and serious motivations.

The writing is tight, fast paced and...more
Joaquin
The last 25% of the book saved the first 75%. Too slow first and then too fast at the end leaving a lot of loose ends unexplained. It did entertain me at the end but I was about to drop it few times.
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Tom Bradby is a British journalist and novelist. He has been political editor for ITV News since July 2005.
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