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By J. Sydney Jones

A ruthless German undercover agent is torn among love and responsibility during this robust espionage thriller
February, 1917. A lone German agent is sent to Washington to avoid the British providing a telegram to President Woodrow Wilson – in any respect attainable. For this can be the Zimmermann telegram: it encompasses a devastating piece of reports that is bound to convey the united states into the struggle at the part of england and her allies.
Having fought within the trenches himself, Max Volkman is aware that America's involvement will in simple terms extend the slaughter of innocents and is implacable in his decision to kill the British envoy sporting the telegram. but if his pursuit of the Englishman leads him to the house of yankee heiress Catherine Fitzgerald, spouse to at least one of Washington's strongest politicians, he's offered with a poor selection: loyalty to his comrades within the trenches or the lack of the single girl he has ever really loved.
His selection will make certain the result of the 1st global conflict.

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