Honor Bound by W. E. B. Griffin

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October 1942. At a secret rendezvous point off the coast of neutral Argentina, a small merchant ship delivers supplies to Nazi submarines and raiders. The OSS is deternined to sabotage the operation by any means necessary. But one of the key saboteurs they've enlisted--a young U.S Marine--must fight his own private battle between duty and honor. Because he was chosen for a reason--to gain trust and support of his own flesh and blood. A powerful Argentinian called "el Coronel." The father he never knew...
 

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W. E. B. Griffin is the author of six bestselling series: "The Corps," "Brotherhood of War," "Badge of Honor," "Men at War," "Honor Bound," and "Presidential Agent," William E. Butterworth IV has been an editor and a writer for more than twenty-five years, and has worked closely with his father for several years. He is the coauthor of "The Saboteurs" and "The Double Agents,
 
Published November 1, 1994 by Jove. 564 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, War, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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Griffin’s third entry in a series begun with Honor Bound (1993) and Blood and Honor (1997), military thrillers that rang bells on the bestseller lists—as will Secret Honor.

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He also makes peace with his estranged father, an immensely wealthy grandee and former colonel who (though plotting against the Castillo regime with the likes of Juan Peton) agrees to help Clete take out a supply ship as an object lesson to the Third Reich's covert allies.

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The solid fourth Honor Bound thriller from bestseller Griffin and son Butterworth picks up where 2000's Secret Honor left off, with OSS agent Cletus Frade still tangling with high-level Nazis in supposedly neutral Argentina in 1943.

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Diehard fans will best appreciate Griffin's slow-moving sixth Honor Bound novel, which picks up where The Honor of Spies (2009), also co-written with son Butterworth, left off in the spring of 1945.

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Assisted by two useless Army buddies, a navy chief who considers himself a gaucho and a loyal Argentine bodyguard, Frade is sent south to sniff out both a suspected plot to overthrow the Argentine government and a report of a Nazi ship using Argentine waters to resupply German submarines.

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Best known for his series Brotherhood of War and The Corps, Griffin's new WW II novel uses the relatively unexplored theater of South America as the backdrop for his fast-paced story of a father and son, conflicting loyalties and war.

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Bestseller Griffin’s seventh Honor Bound book, co-written with son Butterworth like the previous entry, 2011’s Victory and Honor, continues the series’ tradition of bringing espionage’s shadow wars to vivid life.

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von Wachstein had warned Frade about the assassins, and Frade thwarted the attempt.

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THE HONOR OF SPIES, the fifth book in the Honor Bound series, tells the fascinating story of espionage activities of German military officers in Argentina during World War II.

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EMPIRE AND HONOR contains more personal anecdotes that link characters through their past histories than the previous books in the Honor Bound series, as well as more sexual intimacies --- the prose is slightly racy but not pornographic.

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In the final days of World War II, with Germany’s surrender on the horizon, the European director of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) meets with Lieutenant Colonel Cletus Frade to discuss options for the OSS.

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The plots are starting to get a little too familiar, the coincidences a little too frequent… in this novel it seems like everyone Frade runs into has a handwritten letter from Harry Truman saying, “I told this fella to check in with you and do whatever he can to help.” If you’ve never read any o...

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