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The Warning Bell by Tom Macaulay
  

The Warning Bell

Action Adventure / Spy   Books for the Boys   Crime / Mystery   Thriller / Suspense   

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A story of espionage, secrets, murder and danger as a son attempts to uncover his father’s wartime past in a small village in Brittany. A cracking thriller, with a historical flavour. Very good.

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Synopsis

The Warning Bell by Tom Macaulay

France, 1944. Pilot Officer George Madoc is tasked with a covert mission to the occupied coast of Brittany: under cover of night, he must ferry a French secret agent - an assassin - across the St Cyriac Shoals. It is an encounter that changes him for ever. Over sixty years later, his son Iain is offered the key to the mystery which has forced a wedge between him and his father. George's wartime launch has been found and the past is coming back to life. Iain travels to France, desperate to discover the truth, but the village of St Cyriac will not give up its secrets easily. For some, the past is still dangerously alive, and Iain may pay the price of uncovering it...

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A detailed and meticulous thriller that sheds its layers of subterfuge slowly. HUDDERSFIELD DAILY EXAMINER An impressive and thought-provoking novel. SOUTH WALES ARGUS


About the Author

Tom Macaulay has lived on four continents, working - among other things - as a journalist, a truck driver, an archaeologist and, for about seven sweaty hours, as a bush firefighter in New South Wales. Born in London, he settled for twenty years in Australia and holds dual Australian/British citizenship. Tom Macaulay is married and lives in Oxford. He has no children but does have a half share in a black Labrador called James.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th March 2010

Author

Tom Macaulay

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409102595

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