By James Holland
Jack Tanner's battle takes him to the treacherous sands of the North African desert.
August, 1942. North Africa. The barren region battle hangs within the stability. even supposing their retreat has eventually been halted, morale within the British military is at all-time low. whilst the commander of the 8th military, normal Gott, is killed, apparently foul play is at paintings. An impenetrable Axis undercover agent circuit might be compromising any wish the Allies have of stemming the Nazi tide.
Jack Tanner, improving from wounds in a Cairo health center, is astonished to obtain a battlefield fee with the intention to propel him right into a very assorted global while he returns to motion. healthy once again, he unearths himself dealing with the whole onslaught of Rommel's most recent offensive.
In its aftermath, Tanner and his trusty sidekick Sykes are recruited to paintings at the back of the Axis traces in a determined try to take the struggle to the Nazis. yet the murky international of subterfuge, deceit and homicide they locate themselves 1000000 miles clear of the certainties of the battlefield and by some means they have to realize who they could belief within the cat-and-mouse international of counter-espionage.
Hellfire sees Tanner struggling with his approach via his most deadly event but -- person who takes him from the darkish backstreets of Cairo to the open Mediterranean and at last to at least one of the decisive clashes of the full struggle -- the conflict of Alamein.