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East of Desolation / A Game for Heroes (MP3-CD) (Jack Higgins)
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EAST OF DESOLATIONJoe Martin had been on many salvage operations, but his gut feeling told him this one was different. The insurance company and the beautiful widow of the dead pilot had hired him to find out what he could about the crash, but some things were best left alone.
Before long, what should have been a routine mission becomes a hair-raising adventure packed with danger and betrayal. Then a batch of priceless emeralds are thrown into the equation, and Joe’s life is on the line.
A GAME FOR HEROESThe occupied Channel Islands: the last outpost of German resistance at the end of a long and savage conflict. Most feared amongst them: St Pierre, the heavily guarded fortress chosen by a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal final stand.
With Berlin on the verge of capture, it is the most sensitive mission of the war.
An end game that calls for a hero – with something else besides. A game for a battle-hardened veteran ready to lay down his life for his birthplace. And for the woman he left behind…