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    • The Best of Our Spies

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368

    France, July 1944: a month after the Allied landings in Normandy, and the liberation of Europe is under way. In the Pas-de-Calais, Nathalie Mercier, a young British Special Operations executive secret agent working with the French Resistance, disappears. In London, her husband, Owen Quinn, an officer with Royal Navy Intelligence, discovers the truth about her role in the Allies' sophisticated deception at the heart of D-Day.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WWII spy novel

    • By Wayne on 11-25-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Vienna Spies

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Rupert Bush
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    With the end of the Second World War in sight, the Allies begin to divide up the spoils and it proves to be a dangerous game. The British have become aware that, contrary to what's been agreed, the Soviet Union is intent on controlling Austria once the Second World War ends. And Major Edgar is given the job of establishing an espionage unit in Vienna. He sends in a married Swiss couple - Rolf Eder and Katharina Hoch - who, in fact, have only met each other a week before their journey. Their job is to track down Austria's most respected politician and bring him over to the British cause.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This was an awful book...

    • By K R D on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Swiss Spy

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 405
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 374

    It's not unusual for spies to have secrets, but Henry Hunter has more than most, and after he is stopped by British Intelligence at Croydon airport on the eve of the Second World War, he finds that he has even more. From Switzerland he embarks on a series of increasingly perilous missions into Nazi Germany, all while having to cope with different identities and competing spymasters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great WWII Espionage Story.

    • By Celt on 02-18-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Best of Our Spies

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    France, July 1944: In the Pas de Calais, Nathalie Mercier, a young British special operations executive secret agent working with the French Resistance, disappears. In London her husband, Owen Quinn, an officer with Royal Navy Intelligence, sets off on a perilous hunt through France in search of his wife. With the help of the Resistance, he finds Nathalie, but then the bitterness of war and its insatiable appetite for revenge catch up with them in a dramatic fashion.

    Regular price: $26.85

    • The Miracle of Normandy

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    D-Day marked the start of the Battle for Normandy, which in turn led to the liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe and the defeat of Germany. Although it is seen as an unqualified success, the Battle for Normandy was a much more closely fought affair. It wasn’t until the 1970s that details of the Allies' top-secret and audacious deception plan emerged.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Concisely provides historical back-up to Best of Our Spies

    • By K R D on 03-19-18

    Regular price: $5.53

    • Vienna Spies

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Rupert Bush
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    With the end of the Second World War in sight, the Allies begin to divide up the spoils, and it proves to be a dangerous game. The British have become aware that the Soviet Union is intent on controlling Austria once the war ends. Major Edgar is given the job of establishing an espionage unit in Vienna in order to track down Austria's most respected politician. But the feared Soviet spy Viktor Krasotkin is already embarking on exactly the same mission....

    Regular price: $22.27

    • The Swiss Spy

    • By: Alex Gerlis
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    It's not unusual for spies to have secrets, but Henry Hunter has more than most, and after he is stopped by British Intelligence at Croydon airport on the eve of the Second World War, he finds he has even more. In March 1941 in Berlin, haunted by a dark episode from his past, he makes a fateful decision resulting in a dramatic journey to the Swiss frontier, with a shocking outcome.

    Regular price: $21.58