Death's Door by James R. Benn

By James R. Benn

In this 7th installment of James R. Benn's hit WWII-era secret sequence, Lieutenant Billy Boyle is going undercover within the Vatican.

Lieutenant Billy Boyle may have used a leisure after his final case, but if his female friend, Diana Seaton, a British undercover agent, is going lacking within the Vatican, the place she used to be operating undercover, he insists on being assigned to a homicide research there so he can try and aid her.

An American monsignor is located murdered on the foot of Death's Door, one of many 5 entrances to Saint Peter's Basilica. Wild invoice Donovan, head of the OSS, desires the killing investigated. the truth that the Vatican is impartial territory in German-occupied Rome is just one of the hindrances Billy needs to triumph over. First is a harrowing trip, smuggled into Rome whereas fending off the Gestapo and Allied bombs. Then he needs to navigate Vatican politics and personalities--some are pro-Allied, others pro-Nazi, and the remainder steadfastly neutral--to examine the reality in regards to the murdered monsignor. yet that's now not his merely problem; only a brief stroll from the Vatican border is the notorious Regina Coeli felony, the place Diana is being held. Can he dare a rescue, or will a failed try alert the Germans to his venture and probability an open violation of Vatican neutrality?

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During this 7th installment of James R. Benn's hit WWII-era secret sequence, Lieutenant Billy Boyle is going undercover within the Vatican.

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