In late December of 1941, two parachutists dropped into occupied Europe on a mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, an SS leader whom one contemporary called “the hidden pivot” of Nazi Germany. Six months later, they succeeded.
This is the definitive telling of this oft-forgotten story--its fascinating background, its thrilling climax, and its tragic consequences.
"Brennan’s command of facts is absolute and his ear for dialogue is pitch-perfect...[a]n extremely impressive debut." - Kirkus Reviews