By James Holland
Jack Tanner's struggle takes him to the treacherous sands of the North African desert.
August, 1942. North Africa. The barren region warfare 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, basic Gott, is killed, apparently foul play is at paintings. An impenetrable Axis secret agent circuit should be compromising any wish the Allies have of stemming the Nazi tide.
Jack Tanner, recuperating from wounds in a Cairo health facility, is astonished to obtain a battlefield fee in order to propel him right into a very assorted global whilst he returns to motion. healthy once again, he unearths himself dealing with the total onslaught of Rommel's newest 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 and take the struggle to the Nazis. yet the murky global of subterfuge, deceit and homicide they locate themselves one million miles clear of the certainties of the battlefield and someway they need to observe who they could belief within the cat-and-mouse global of counter-espionage.
Hellfire sees Tanner scuffling with his method via his most threatening experience but -- person who takes him from the darkish backstreets of Cairo to the open Mediterranean and eventually to 1 of the decisive clashes of the full struggle -- the conflict of Alamein.