A Game for Heroes by Jack Higgins

By Jack Higgins

Wrestle, love and sacrifice from the twilight of the warfare during this vintage mystery of WW2 event. The occupied Channel Islands: the final outpost of German resistance on the finish of an extended and savage clash. such a lot feared between them: St Pierre. The mid-Atlantic citadel selected through a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal stand. With Berlin at the verge of catch, it's the so much delicate undertaking of the struggle. An finish online game that demands a hero – with whatever else along with. A video game for a battle-hardened veteran able to lay down his existence for his birthplace. And for the lady he left behind…

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Er war einfach überreizt aufgrund der Ereignisse der letzten paar Wochen in dem verschlafenen Städtchen Grizzly Falls. Sonst nichts. Und trotzdem nagte die Sorge in seinen Eingeweiden und rief ihm ins Gedächtnis, dass alles, was in seinem Leben gut war, zu verschwinden pflegte, und dass Pescoli mit ihrem sexy Körper das Beste war, was ihm seit langer, langer Zeit passiert war … wahrscheinlich seit Santa Lucia … Seine Gedanken verdüsterten sich, als er sich die letzte Frau in Erinnerung rief, die sein Leben verändert hatte, und er verdrängte ihr schönes Bild.

Mit der einen Hand klammerte sie sich ans Steuer, mit der anderen hielt sie immer noch ihre Pistole umfasst. Die Welt drehte sich um sie, ihre Zähne schlugen aufeinander. Vor ihrem geistigen Auge sah sie die Opfer des Mörders. Momentaufnahmen in schneller Abfolge, von nackten Frauen, tot, mit bläulicher Haut, Eis und Schnee im Haar, so fest an Baumstämme gebunden, dass die Haut verfärbt und aufgesprungen und Blut geflossen war, bevor es gefror. Bamm! Der Kühler barst beim Aufprall, der Ruck ging Pescoli durch sämtliche Knochen.

Von wegen »Fröhliche Weihnachten« und »Friede den Menschen, die guten Willens sind«. Das galt nicht für Lucky. Hatte noch nie gegolten. All diese Plattitüden, doch um der Kinder willen Frieden zu halten und die Gefühle zu beherrschen, waren vergessen. Er durfte ihr nicht die Kinder wegnehmen, niemals. Sicher, sie machte häufig Überstunden im Büro des Sheriffs von Pinewood County, und in letzter Zeit war die Abteilung dank des Winterwetters mit großflächigen Stromausfällen, Straßensperrungen und Glatteis im gesamten Bezirk völlig überlastet gewesen.

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