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"Exciting, ingenious, a guaranteed page-turner...If you read no other thriller, make it RYFKA" -- Daily Mail

A top secret order goes out from Churchill's war room: a high- ranking RAF officer, shot down over occupied France with information about the D-Day landings, must be recovered or eliminated'. And only one agent can do the job--a woman, code-named Ryfka.

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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published August 4th 1988 by Arrow (A Division of Random House Group) (first published January 1st 1980)
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Oct 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Thought this was a really engaging WW2 story, it was some time ago that I read it, so details in my memory are vague, but I remember thinking it was excellent.
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Apr 05, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was Alexander's fourth and final book, a fitting successor to his first three. That his first, "Death of a Thin Skinned Animal" won the John Creasey Award should be testament to how well Alexander had mastered his craft.
The present story is set in the few weeks leading up to D-Day. A senior British officer has been downed behind German lines: he knows the details of D-Day. Obviously, even to our placid eyes, he can not be allowed to fall into German hands.
They send for Ryfka. Although barel
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