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By James R. Benn

ISBN-10: 1616951869

ISBN-13: 9781616951863

In this 7th installment of James R. Benn's hit WWII-era secret sequence, Lieutenant Billy Boyle is going undercover within the Vatican.

Lieutenant Billy Boyle can have used a leisure after his final case, but if his female friend, Diana Seaton, a British secret agent, is going lacking within the Vatican, the place she was once operating undercover, he insists on being assigned to a homicide research there so he can attempt to aid her.

An American monsignor is located murdered on the foot of Death's Door, one of many 5 entrances to Saint Peter's Basilica. Wild invoice Donovan, head of the OSS, wishes the killing investigated. the truth that the Vatican is impartial territory in German-occupied Rome is just one of the stumbling blocks Billy needs to triumph over. First is a harrowing trip, smuggled into Rome whereas heading off the Gestapo and Allied bombs. Then he needs to navigate Vatican politics and personalities--some are pro-Allied, others pro-Nazi, and the remaining steadfastly neutral--to study the reality concerning the murdered monsignor. yet that's no longer his merely crisis; only a brief stroll from the Vatican border is the notorious Regina Coeli criminal, the place Diana is being held. Can he dare a rescue, or will a failed try alert the Germans to his challenge and possibility an open violation of Vatican neutrality?

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I know one thing,’ she said. ’ ‘One day, I’ll take you in a carriage,’ he called after her. ‘Be serious,’ she said. 59 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 60 Nine Something was keeping Gracie awake at night. She couldn’t get Bonaparte out of her head. All the fear and hatred she’d felt before he came was mixed up with what she’d seen of him at The Briars. Now, she didn’t know what to think. She wished he’d never come to the island. She wished she’d never heard of him. Yet life for her was no worse than it had been before he arrived.

He waved his arms and pointed, and the maids bumped into one another hurrying to please him. ’ Gracie did her work and kept out of the way. When 32 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 33 she finished the washing-up that night, she wiped her hands on her dress and looked towards Mrs Pratt. ‘See you tomorrow, Gracie,’ she said. So she still had a job. Once again, she began the long walk home. As she took a shortcut across the lawn, a lamp flickered on the path to the Pavilion and she saw a short, stout figure, followed by the lamplighter with a lantern.

He slammed a drawer shut behind the counter. ’ ‘Sorry, eh! ’ ‘Something happened. ’ He waited for her answer. ‘I ... I was frightened... and I thought... you’d told me, the man was evil. ’ ‘Didn’t you think of us! ’ He banged his fists on the counter. Small tins of food bounced in the air and crashed down again. 29 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 30 Gracie jumped in fright, though he’d done it many times before. ’ Gracie gazed at his pale eyes and at the small hands gripping the counter.

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