The Information OfficerBook - 2009
The much-anticipated new historical crime thriller from the award-winning author of the No 1 bestseller 'The Savage Garden' "You want to know who I am? I'm the last living soul you'll ever set eyes on" Summer, 1942. For the people of Malta, suffering daily bombing raids, the British are the last line of defence against the Nazis. And it is Max Chadwick's job as the information officer to ensure the news the islanders receive maintains morale. So when Max is given proof suggesting a British officer is murdering local women, he knows the consequences of discovery are dire. With the violence on the war-ravaged island escalating daily, he embarks on a private investigation, hidden from the eyes of superiors, friends and the woman he loves. But Max finds himself torn between patriotic duty and personal honour in his efforts to track down the killer! an elusive figure always one step ahead of his hunter.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2009.
Branch Call Number: ADVENTURE
Characteristics: 400 p. :,maps ;,24 cm.
From Library Staff
Perhaps the wartime chaos of Malta under siege is not quite noir but this excellent whodunnit somehow fitted in because of its European and wartime setting.