Jackdaws by Ken Follett
Penzler Pick, Hardcover edition.
Jackdaws is one of the most stirring, successful, and popular thrillers of Ken Follett's career-a patriotic adventure that has won the hearts of readers and critics alike. But perhaps People magazine said it best: "Returning to the World War II setting of his bestselling thrillers Eye of the Needle and The Key to Rebecca, Follett once again strikes Nazi pay dirt."
Lies, action, love, and battle coupled to make a great book, October 18, 2003
from Burbank, CA United States
As time grew closer to the middle of the 20th century, the entire world fought in an epic battle over land, humanity, morality, and freedom. Brittish and American high commands desperatly planned an all out invastion which would take place in a matter of days. The German's had superior warefare techniques, man-power, and machinery. Something needed to be done to insure a success in Allied offense. Jackdaws, an all-woman, special operative team, prepared to infultrate deep into France to cripple the German's communication capability. However, the leader, Flick, has her own personal problems which lead into lies, deceit, love, and intimacy. These things coupled create the ultimate action-adventure which twists the reader's mind. Ken Follett shows his amazing ability to bring the past into the present and to engulf the reader into the urgency of the moment. Jackdaws will definitly hold the reader's interest until the end, leaving a craving for more action.
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition