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    • Vienna Spies

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Rupert Bush
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    With the end of the Second World War in sight, the Allies begin to divide up the spoils, and it proves to be a dangerous game. The British have become aware that the Soviet Union is intent on controlling Austria once the war ends. Major Edgar is given the job of establishing an espionage unit in Vienna in order to track down Austria's most respected politician. But the feared Soviet spy Viktor Krasotkin is already embarking on exactly the same mission....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A very enjoyable listen.

    • By anne on 05-12-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Swiss Spy

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    It's not unusual for spies to have secrets, but Henry Hunter has more than most, and after he is stopped by British Intelligence at Croydon airport on the eve of the Second World War, he finds he has even more. In March 1941 in Berlin, haunted by a dark episode from his past, he makes a fateful decision resulting in a dramatic journey to the Swiss frontier, with a shocking outcome.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling tale

    • By Nought on 29-12-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Best of Our Spies

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    France, July 1944: In the Pas de Calais, Nathalie Mercier, a young British special operations executive secret agent working with the French Resistance, disappears. In London her husband, Owen Quinn, an officer with Royal Navy Intelligence, sets off on a perilous hunt through France in search of his wife. With the help of the Resistance, he finds Nathalie, but then the bitterness of war and its insatiable appetite for revenge catch up with them in a dramatic fashion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! What a book!

    • By Raven Mad on 07-07-16

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Miracle of Normandy

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    D-Day marked the start of the Battle for Normandy, which in turn led to the liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe and the defeat of Germany. Although it is seen as an unqualified success, the Battle for Normandy was a much more closely fought affair. It wasn’t until the 1970s that details of the Allies' top-secret and audacious deception plan emerged.

    Regular price: £5.19