A Night of Long Knives
Journalist Hannah Vogel has vowed to never again set foot in her homeland of Germany while the Nazis are still in power. She has good reason: three years ago in 1931, she kidnapped her â€œson,â€ Anton, from the man claiming to be his father--Ernst Rohm, head of the Nazis' SA. A powerful man not to be trifled with, Hannah knows that Rohm will never stop searching for the
A NIGHT OF LONG KNIVES is the second in Cantrell's series (I hope it continues for quite a while!) about reporter Hannah Vogel. Set largely in Berlin, this volume takes place in 1934, and those familiar with h ...more
In Book 1 of this series, "A Taste of Smoke", we meet Hannah Vogel and her "son", Anton, age 6, who might be the biological son of Ernst Rohm. In Book 2, "Night of the Long Knives", Anton becomes an irresistible target for kidnappers b ...more
It was so well written, its extremely obvious that there is painstaking detail paid. Simply fascinating.
The book was so "alive" that I felt it to be non-fiction - and it did border on that.
Just an all around excellent read, fascinating story / mystery with characters leaping off the pages, with an amazing amount of background study done by the author.
I have read her Tesla series and most of the Sanguine series, but THIS story completel ...more
p164: i don't imagine mouse'd of used him.
p191: apparently, he was much too grown up to be considered an egg, or even a chick, and i should have know better.
p220: "you love him much."
p221: "sons are a precious gift."