By Jack Hayes
The 12 months is 1944. After 5 hard-fought years, the Allies are as regards to victory, yet Germany nonetheless has one final mystery - and one who may perhaps nonetheless flip the battle in its favour.
Traveling on a U-boat to Japan is a hugely explosive uranium bomb, the 1st of its variety.
But why are the Nazis giving one of these useful weapon to the japanese? And the place may possibly the japanese use it?
In London, targeted Operations government Captain Maddox is given an easy activity. cease the U-boat in any respect costs.
A British, French and American workforce is assembled for the venture. they're going to strike a mysterious island managed through the Nazis the place the U-boat is scheduled to stop.
But not anything approximately this activity is what apparently to be. The British, the French and the american citizens all have their very own agendas -- and so do the Germans. None of them contain Captain Maddox making it to the tip of the struggle alive.
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Blood Red Sea (Maddox, Book 1) by Jack Hayes