Synopses & Reviews
Ita (TM)s August 1944 and as the Allied forces gain momentum in Europe, a group of loyal German expatriates trapped in Brazil hatch a desperate plan to return to the Motherland. Twenty-seven of them crowd aboard a 19th century, three-mast schooner, the Deutschland in a desperate journey to return home. They must cross five thousand miles of rough sea, and slip past both the American and British navies.
A captured U-boat ace, a female American doctor caught up in the nightmare, a veteran gun boat commander and a rear admiral determined to get back into the action. Allies and enemies, men and women, the hunters and the haunted all drawn inescapably into the eye of the storm.
a oeThe waves crash across the decks so wildly you will find yourself sinking into your armchair for protection.a a Philadelphia Bulletin
Ita (TM)s 1944 and Germany is facing defeat. Across the wild Atlantic, dominated by Allied navies, twenty-seven passengers aboard the barquentine Deutschland are battling home.
Waiting for them are a U-boat ace captured in a desperate raid on Falmouth, a female American doctor caught in the nightmare of flying bombs, a gunboat commander whoa (TM)s fought from the Solomona (TM)s to the Channel, and a rear admiral determined to get back into the action. Allies and enemies, men and women, the hunters and the haunted all drawn inescapably into the eye of the storm.
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a oeAn epica a " Sunday Times