The Counterfeit Candidate (The Reich Trilogy)
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The book runs with the conspiracy theory that Hitler never killed himself and that he and his wife fled to Argentina. For The Counterfeit Candidate, I created a fictional account of Hitler’s escape from Berlin, involving a perilous night-time drive through enemy lines from Berlin to the coastal port of Kiel, set on the north-west coast of Germany. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.
Despite the sixty-seven-year interval and a span of thirteen thousand miles, these events are indelibly linked.Berlin, 30th April, 1945As the Russian Army closes in on the war-torn City, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun take their own lives. We abide by the Editors’ Code of Practice and are committed to upholding the highest standards of journalism. Senator John Franklin, hailed as the ‘Great Unifier’, secures the Republican Presidential nomination and seems destined for the Oval Office.
Then a seven-week sea passage on a dilapidated cargo boat, transports the Führer , Eva Braun and Hitler’s personal secretary, Martin Bormann to the Argentine port of Rio Gallegos. The plot then moves on to the election for the President of the United States in which Richard Franklin and his son John Franklin are heavily invested in. Senator John Franklin is set to become the next President of the United States and his father's deposit box is one of the ones in which the contents were stolen.Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. The dialogue is laughably wooden, cliched and unimaginative, as is the rest of the prose, which frequently has the point of view or scene jumping from one to another without warning, which is jarring and very irritating. It is obviously meticulously planned and I definitely recommend this to anyone who loves a political thriller. My diary for March – December 2020 was rammed with new programming involving many of these artists and then Covid closed everything down.