March 1938. The Germans take Vienns without a shot being fired. Covering Austria for the English press is a young journalist named Rod Troy. Back home, his younger brother joins the CID as a detective-constable.
November 1938. Kristallnacht. The Jews leave Vienns - Sigmund Freud with an American escort on a sleeoer train, Josef Hummel tied to the underside of a box car.
June 1940. Seargeant Troy is secinded to Special Branch to help round up the 'enemy' aliens,among whom are Hummel and his brother Rod. Rod and Hummel are interned on the Isle of Man...meanwhile a lunatic is killing Rabbis in the East End of London. Troy asks for time off from Special Branch to return to his true calling...Murder.
©2008 John Lawton; (P)2008 Oakhill Publishing Ltd.