Norway, 1940: On the run from invading Nazis, eleven-year-old Ivar is trained as a spy by the Norwegian resistance for a mission that could alter the path of the war: he is to infiltrate a secret mountain facility where the Nazis are attempting to breed a race of Aryan superbeings.
But when he comes face to face with the man who killed his family, revenge becomes the only mission possible. Norway, present day:Henrik Bonde, a far-right politician, is poised to seize power with an audacious move that depends on a haul of Nazi gold aboard a sunken German battleship.
Determined to stop him are an ancient convict and a down-and-out former Royal Engineer, desperate to outwit the Oslo Police who are pursuing a case that will uncover Norway's shadowy wartime past. Before the gold can be surfaced and the truth uncovered, one thing is certain: more bodies will be sinking into the Oslofjord...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 576 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 27/09/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781847393272