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Hardcover  ✓ Hellfire PDF/EPUB Ê Jack Tanner s war takes him to the treacherous sands of the North African desertAugust,North Africa The desert war hangs in the balance Although their retreat has finally been halted, morale in the British Army is at rock bottom When the commander of the Eighth Army, General Gott, is killed, it seems that foul play is at work An impenetrable Axis spy circuit could be compromising any hope the Allies have of stemming the Nazi tide Jack Tanner, recovering from wounds in a Cairo hospital, is astonished to receive a battlefield commission which will propel him into a very different world when he returns to action Fit once , he finds himself facing the full onslaught of Rommel s latest offensiveIn its aftermath, Tanner and his trusty sidekick Sykes are recruited to work behind the Axis lines in a desperate attempt to take the fight to the Nazis But the murky world of subterfuge, deceit and murder they find themselves a million miles away from the certainties of the battlefield and somehow they must discover who they can trust in the cat and mouse world of counter espionage Hellfire sees Tanner fighting his way through his most dangerous adventure yet one that takes him from the dark backstreets of Cairo to the open Mediterranean and finally to one of the decisive clashes of the entire war the Battle of Alamein From the Trade Paperback edition

10 thoughts on “Hellfire

  1. John McDermott John McDermott says:

    Not quite as good as the previous books or indeed as good as the brilliant Warlord comic But still,than entertaining enough for Lord Peter Flint 3.5 stars

  2. Dolf Patijn Dolf Patijn says:

    I really like James Holland s Jack Tanner series This is the fourth book in the series and it brings him to the North African desert James Holland uses real WW II events and drops Jack Tanner in the middle of them We learn about the tactics, the battles, the hardship, conflicted loyalties, the cock ups and the victories Sometimes James Holland tries to explain a bit t

  3. Robin Carter Robin Carter says:

    There are very few writers producing anything of note for WW2 fiction reader at present, there are certainly very few who are doing it this well Guy Saville and James Delingpole being the only notable exceptions As usual the books are well written with a pace that picks the reader up and carries you along with our heroes, the action is real and visceral, its written with a

  4. Mark Adkins Mark Adkins says:

    Another enjoyable read by historian James Holland, in the historical fiction series, Sergeant Jack Tanner.If you have read the other books in the series then you know what this book is going to be like The author has the same writing style throughout the series, which is not a bad thing It makes for a good read and is slightly educational about aspects of World War II.The major

  5. Mr Aidan M. O& Mr Aidan M. O& says:

    I blew through this very quickly, a thoroughly enjoyable read I am a fan of the Jack Tanner stories and I will be sure to read the next in the series.

  6. Mark Mark says:

    Fourth and biggest of the Jack Tanner series, this time its 1942 and we re heading toward the battle of Alamein After recovering in a Cairo hospital waiting to re join his battalion, Jack is seconded to British SIS, where he helps to uncover an Axis spy ring working in the city We re soon back in action as Jack and his buddies fight against Rommel in a gruelling battle.James Holland weav

  7. Steve Markham Steve Markham says:

    This is the forth book in the Jack Tanner series and I am really enjoying them Partly because the plots aren t bad with this one being by far the best so far but also James Holland him self As he writeshe seems to becomeconfident and that is why I say with out a doubt this is the best book so far.The story is deeper and darker withlayers than just the war and the conflict needed to generate a

  8. Fraser Cook Fraser Cook says:

    James Holland really getting into his stride now By far the best of the series so far Exciting, and interesting A great mix of characters, story, historical detail and big battles The backdrop of the desert battles Against Rommel,interesting than the necessary scene setting retreat from Dunkirk From the previous books James Holland set out to write Sharpe for WWII Mission accomplished

  9. Wolf Archer Wolf Archer says:

    Once again I find myself on the edge of my seat trying to get through page after page faster than my eyes can possibly read I had never expected James Holland to send Jack Tanner down the spy route in any way but the storyline flows perfectly into it Placing fiction into a historically very accurate background and making it all fit is never easy, yet James Holland does it seamlessly.

  10. Andrew Andrew says:

    HELLFIRE takes Jack Tanner out of his natural environment the battlefield and thrusts him into the murky and complicated word of the intelligence battle There s enemy agents, British operatives, double agents and a few good surprises mixed in around Tanner s involvement in the fateful battle at El Alamein James Holland s books get better and better

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