SynopsisA story of old betrayal and long-delayed revenge set against the background of the rape of Poland in 1939. The disappearance of Andrew Korwin was one tragedy among many. Twenty-five years later, sightings of Andrew Korwin by a beautiful young woman from New York, claiming to be his niece, raises questions. Why did Korwin, now a respectable businessman, change his name? Why was his partner attacked by trained assassins in Spain? And is Stefanie really the innocent, impulsive American she appears to be? The MI6 investigation must uncover the layers of the double deception that began in 1939.
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A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...