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The Valhalla Exchange by Jack Higgins
  

The Valhalla Exchange

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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 Ken Follett, Gerald Seymour and Alan Hunter.

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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.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th December 2006

Author

Jack Higgins

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (a Format)
320 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Thriller / Suspense
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780007223725

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