The Torch of Tangier
By (author) Aileen G. Baron
Torch of Tangier by Aileen G. Baron
Book DescriptionWar time Tangier, policed by Franco's Guardia Civil, thick with many nationalities including Germans and Allies, bitter with the insults of Colonialism, is a dangerous place. Archaeologist Lily Sampson, recruited from her studies in Chicago by the enigmatic Dr. Drury, finds herself in Morocco digging up Neanderthal artifacts at the Cave of Hercules. And soon, working at the American Legation on an undercover mission linked to Operation Torch. The target date: November 8, 1942. The mission: to control French Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, squash Rommel, and thrust into Europe's underbelly. Out in the Atlantic, Ike will rely on relayed communications. But Lily's mastery of code is interrupted by murder--not one, but twowhich not only imperils her, but Torch itself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781590582213
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Poisoned Pen Press
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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