Praetorian by Thomas Gifford

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Assigned by Churchill to cover a daring British commando raid to assassinate German Field March Erwin Rommel, American radio correspondent Rodger Goodwin is accused of treason when the mission is betrayed and all but Goodwin are killed. Reprint. K.
 

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Published March 1, 1993 by Bantam. 495 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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At its heart stand three resonant characters--top Yank reporter Rodger Godwin and two Brits: Cilla Hood, the film star whom Rodger loves, and Max Hood, a war hero who rode with Lawrence in Arabia--and who's Rodger's friend but also Cilla's husband.

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This espionage thriller by the author of The Assassini portrays an American journalist on a mission to kill German Field Marshall Rommel.

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After perambulations through wartime Europe and Africa in the 1940s, a flashback to Paris in the '20s, numerous subplots, lots of characters and even excerpts from the hero's 1930 book, the final revelations of treachery and double-dealing come quick, pat and predictable in Gifford's ( The Assass...

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