make the most of Lovereading finding gobi rebus 30th anniversary
Search our site
Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell Read the opening extract of the brand new Bernard Cornwell book before its publication on 19/10/2017

The Valhalla Exchange by Jack Higgins
  

The Valhalla Exchange

Action Adventure / Spy   Thriller / Suspense   eBook Favourites   

RRP £9.99

Download an extract Discuss on Facebook Discuss this book on our Crime/Mystery/Thriller Facebook group Share this book

Lovereading view...

You may or may not know that bestselling novelist of the ‘70s and ‘80s Jack Higgins was also published under the name of Harry Patterson. The Valhalla Exchange is one of those and it was first published in 1976. Itâs been out of print for some while and now Higginsâ publishers have decided to republish the Patterson titles under Jack Higgins. Itâs brilliant World War Two action set at the end of the war when the Russians are moving relentlessly south through the ruins of Berlin and towards the bunker where the Nazi administration is falling apart, but itâs also about a mystery that has fascinated the world ever since as well as the fate of some prisoners of war who have yet to be liberated. Gripping stuff and fascinating too.

If you like Jack Higgins you might also like to read books by Gerald Seymour, Alistair MacLean and Frederick Forsyth.

Win a signed copy of stunning debut Blue Light Yokohama

We have 10 signed copies (using signed book plates) of Blue Light Yokohama, a stunning debut novel. It is a beautifully plotted police procedural set in Japan by Nicolas Obregon, a new British author. Evocative and serpentine, this marks the debut of a fresh new voice and a remarkable maverick detective with a difference.

To have a chance of winning this fantastic prize, click the button below. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once.

The draw closes on 6 November 2017. The winners will be notified by 12th November 2017.

Good luck!

Enter prize draw Draw closes: 06/11/2017

Synopsis

The Valhalla Exchange by Jack Higgins

On the 30th April 1945, Russian radar reported a light aircraft leaving the vicinity of the Tiergarten in Berlin. But who was on board, and where was the plane going?

Berlin was in ruins as the Russians moved relentlessly towards the concrete bunker where the Nazi adminstration had been destroyed. But one man, Reichsleiter Martin Bormann, Adolf Hitlerâs secretary and eminence grise had a daring plan to escape.

Far away to the south–west , at Schloss Arlberg above the River Inn, five prisoners of war were contemplating their fate. Would they be murdered by their captors or liberated by the Russians?

Unbeknown to them Bormann has his own plans. They are about to become part of a mystery that has fascinated the world for over sixty years. What exactly did happen to Bormann and his prisoners?

Reviews

Another first rate page-turner from Jack Higgins, a writer at the peak of his powerâ
Daily Express

‘Open a Jack Higgins novel and youâll encounter a master craftsman at the peak of his powers … first-rate tales of intrigue, suspense and full-on action.â
Sunday Express

‘Higgins is a master of his craft.â
Daily Telegraph

‘A thriller writer in a class of his own.â
Financial Times

‘The master craftsman of good, clean adventure.â
Daily Mail

About the Author

Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins was a soldier and then a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. ‘The Eagle Has Landed’ turned him into an international bestselling author and his novels have since sold over 250 million copies and been translated into fifty-five languages. Many of them have also been made into successful films.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

18th December 2006

Author

Jack Higgins

More books by Jack Higgins
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Author's Website

jackhiggins.co.za/

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...

Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (a Format)
320 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Thriller / Suspense
eBook Favourites

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780007223725

Thanks to Lovereading I have discovered new writers and read books I would never had looked twice at - and enjoyed them.

Angela Rhodes

Lovereading are lovely people who send me lovely books. What's not to love?

Gavin Dimmock

With literary excellence, humour and drama, Lovereading's got value and is a real stress-calmer!

Siobhan McDowell

Lovereading does a stella job in promoting both new and established authors.

Iris Clements

I read new, exciting writers and established authors before publication and there is a great website full of brilliant books and opinions.

Lynda

The best new books on the market, reviewed honestly, to give your readers the best choices.

Julie Cook

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark

They are bright, breezy and eager to offer a great book, then genuinely listen/respect the review one writes.

Maggie Crane

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools