review å E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ö Michael KurlandLd win the race "to develop a new super weapon He knows that there are a small group of scientists within Germany " develop a new super weapon He knows that there are a small group of scientists within Germany the knowledge President Roosevelt is concerned and hands a special assignment to Counter intelligence agent Jacob Welker Welker s job is to find the scientists and get them out of Germany In German Pomerania Professor Josef Brun one of those scientists is already on the run from the SS He carries a suitcase of secret documents which could change the course of the war Can he surviveThe story nfolds through several different viewpoints set in Paris Germany the USA and THE UK WELKER IN EUROPE UNOFFICIALLY UK Welker in Europe nofficially the aid of his British friends posted Welker in Europe nofficially enlists the aid of his British friends posted Paris Lord Geoffrey Saboy and his wife PatriciaBrun is aware that his former colleagues are being rounded p and there is plenty of tension in this part of the story Less satisfying for me were the interactions between the Saboys. Ents that could change the course of the war If he can make it to France or Britain If he can surviveIn America counter intelligence agent Captain Jacob Welker is handed a special assignment from President Roosevelt Einstein believes the Nazis are aware of a new super weapon made possible by advances in atomic science and only a smal. Michael Kurland is a veteran author Since #The Early 1960s He S Published Dozens #early 1960s he s published dozens novels and non fiction books This longevity published dozens of novels and non fiction books This longevity he is a good writer Whatever The Cost helps prove itSet against a backdrop of the early months of the Second World War this is a spy thriller with a clever fast paced plot I was particularly impressed by the rapport between the well drawn characters They all have a real lust for life When President Roosevelt received a letter from Albert Einstein advising him to get some of his fellow scientists out of Germany he calls on Captain Jacob Welker to accomplish this These are people working on advancements that could lead to a super weapon and they must not fall into the hand We need ten no fifteen men Prisoners September 1939 Germany has declared war on Poland Meanwhile in America Albert Einstein believes that the Germans aware of advances in atomic science cou. Counter intelligence agent Jacob Welker is on a special mission to find a group of scientists who could change the course of World War II in this smartly written historical espionage thriller September 1939 Germany has declared war on Poland and in German Pomerania Professor Josef Brun is on the run from the SS carrying secret docum. ,
And Welker While I found their interactions humorous at times and they certainly lightened the tension I was as often irritated as I was amused However there are a few twists in this story and it held my attention from beginning to endThis is the second book so far and it held my attention from beginning to endThis is the second book so far Mr Kurland s Welker Saboy series and I liked it enough to add the first book to my reading listNote My thanks to NetGalley and Severn House for providing me with a free electronic copy of this book for review purposes Jennifer Cameron Smith This is a historical espionage thriller taking place in Germany Paris and the United States I didn t enjoy this novel as much as I hoped I would This is the 2nd in the series The characters were interesting but their conversations though sometimes amusing were so detailed that it didn t leave much to the imagination I kept losing the plot and became somewhat frustrated This was a miss for me. L group of scientists can stop them winning the race to develop it Enlisting the help of his British friends Lord Geoffrey and Patricia Saboy Welker must find the scientists and get them out #of Germany from nder the Nazi's noses As a dangerous new world of physics gathers #Germany from nder the Nazi's noses As a dangerous new world of physics gathers can Welker prevent the war taking a catastrophic new tur.