On Sale: May 31, 2016
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From the bestselling master espionage writer, hailed by
Vince Flynn as â€śthe best in the business,â€ť comes a riveting
novel about the French Resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris.
1941. The City of Light is dark and silent at night. But in
Paris and in the farmhouses, barns, and churches of the
French countryside, small groups of ordinary men and women
are determined to take down the occupying forces of Adolf
Hitler. Mathieu, a leader of the French Resistance, leads
one such cell, helping downed British airmen escape back to
Alan Furstâ€™s suspenseful, fast-paced thriller captures this
dangerous time as no one ever has before. He brings Paris
and occupied France to life, along with courageous citizens
who outmaneuver collaborators, informers, blackmailers, and
spies, risking everything to fulfill perilous clandestine
missions. Aiding Mathieu as part of his covert network are
Lisette, a seventeen-year-old student and courier; Max de
Lyon, an arms dealer turned nightclub owner; Chantal, a
woman of class and confidence; Daniel, a Jewish teacher
fueled by revenge; JoĂ«lle, who falls in love with Mathieu;
and Annemarie, a willful aristocrat with deep roots in
France, and a desire to act.
As the German military police heighten surveillance, Mathieu
and his team face a new threat, dispatched by the Reich to
destroy them all.
Shot through with the authorâ€™s trademark fine writing,
breathtaking suspense, and intense scenes of seduction and
passion, Alan Furstâ€™s A Hero of France is at once one
of the finest novels written about the French Resistance and
the most gripping novel yet by the living master of the spy
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