By Jack Higgins
On the peak of the chilly warfare, a renegade submarine threatens to ignite Europe in all-out conflict The vintage Jack Higgins thriller—now to be had as an e-book The French submarine L'Alouette prowls deep underneath the outside of the North Atlantic, its crewmembers wanting to spill blood within the carrier in their frenzied nationalism—regardless of the fee. And just one guy can cease them. That guy is Neil Mallory, former lieutenant colonel of the British unique Air companies and Korean warfare hero. Can Mallory and his workforce locate and break L'Alouette earlier than it shatters Europe's fragile peace?
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Der Gemeindechor sang sich wacker durch mittelalterliche Choräle und moderne Wiegenlieder, die durch den geschmückten Raum schwebten, als sei nur Frieden in der Welt. Er sang gegen Finsternis und Kälte, gegen graues Elend und schwarzen Kummer an. Die nahe Geburt des neuen Gottes schien alles Böse zu vertreiben, eine Linie zwischen gestern und heute, zwischen Dunkelheit und kommendem Licht zu ziehen. Ethan schaute und lauschte, stimmte in die Choräle ein, wo dies erwartet wurde, erinnerte sich und versuchte zugleich zu vergessen.
Gerald nickte. « Gerald zuckte die Achseln. �Weiß ich noch nicht. Hab nicht darüber nachgedacht. « �Du weißt, dass wir das ausgeschlossen haben«, antwortete Chips und hob das Glas an die Lippen. Er war ein hochgewachsener Mann, schon etwas gebückt, aber drahtig, als hätten seine Muskeln an Kraft und Elastizität nichts eingebüßt. «, fragte Gerald. « Chips zuckte die Schultern. �Wir sind froh, dass du sie aufbewahrst. Aber du wirst immer älter – wie wir alle. Es ist an der Zeit, dass wir eine neue Möglichkeit finden.
Er konnte einen Tag dauern oder auch eine Woche. Niemand vermochte das genau zu sagen. Alle Männer der Patrouille waren alte Hasen, die sich mit Wüstenwinden auskannten. Zur LRDG wurde keiner genommen, der nicht mit ein paar Unannehmlichkeiten zurechtkam. Die Briten, Neuseeländer, Australier oder Inder gehörten allesamt zu der merkwürdigen Art Mensch, der die leeren Weiten und die glühende Hitze der Sahara mehr bedeuteten als ihre Heimatorte, ob nun die Home Counties bei London, das neuseeländische Wellington oder das indische Calcutta.