The Unquiet Grave
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London, 1946.The war may be over, but the it’s devastating effects are not…Captain Harry Tennant has returned from serving in Italy and North Africa, expecting to be demobbed, only to find his services are still in demand.A policeman before the war, he’s made part of the Intelligence Corps, investigating war crimes. Mostly he looks into smaller cases of army personnel who are the victims, or perpetrators of crimes. That’s how Rose Kearney’s file ends up on his desk.Her brother William, a soldier with the Hampshire Regiment, was reported missing in action after D-Day. Having heard nothing else since, she’s travelling from their home in Wicklow to find answers.As Harry starts to investigate, he learns Kearney was part of a carrier crew fighting near Caen.The bodies from Kearney’s crew are found near a French chateau, with one appearing to have been executed.But there’s was no sign of Kearney.Reports of Nazi atrocities nearby are leaking out and at first, it seems the men were victims of the ruthless Nazi machine. But things aren’t adding up for Tennant. Why was Kearney’s body never found, and why was an SS officer discovered with the missing man’s disks? Although his superior, Jekyll, wants the death blamed on the SS and quickly wrapped up, the more Harry digs, the more curious he becomes. He sets out to find answers, but only seems to dig up more questions.And it’s not long before Tennant find himself in grave danger…Praise for David J Oldman‘Rich with historical detail and mystery, this post-World War 2 thriller is an absolute knockout!’ – Tom Kasey, bestselling author of Trade OffDavid J. Oldman is a writer and history enthusiast, with a particular interest in First World War military history.
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