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    Cause for Alarm by Eric Ambler

Nicky Marlow needs a job and the employment market is pretty slim in Britain in 1937. So when his fiancé points out the Spartacus Machine Tool notice, he jumps at the chance. Soon he learns the sinister truth of his predecessor's death and finds himself courted by two agents with dangerously different agendas. In the process, Marlow realizes it's not so simple to just do the job he's paid to do in fascist Italy on the eve of a world war.

Year: 1938
Genre: EspionageWWII: Build up to War

    Epitaph for a Spy by Eric Ambler

When Josef Vadassy arrives at the Hotel de la Reserve at the end of his Riviera holiday. But in St. Gatien, on the eve of World War II, everyone is suspect-the American brother and sister, the expatriate Brits, and the German gentleman traveling under at least one assumed name. When the film he drops off at the chemist reveals photographs he has not taken, Vadassy finds himself the object of intense suspicion. The result is anything but the rest he had been hoping for.

Year: 1938
Genre: EspionageWWII: Build up to War

    To Wake the Giant by Jeff Shaara

A Novel of Pearl Harbor. With you-are-there immediacy, Shaara opens up the mysteries of just how Japan--a small, deeply militarist nation--could launch one of history's most devastating surprise attacks.

Year: 2020
Genre: World War IIWWII: Build up to WarWWII: Pacific Theater

 

 

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1938Cause for Alarm by Eric Ambler Espionage, WWII: Build up to War
1938Epitaph for a Spy by Eric Ambler Espionage, WWII: Build up to War
2020To Wake the Giant by Jeff Shaara World War II, WWII: Build up to War, WWII: Pacific Theater, Hawaii

 

 

 


 

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