The Triumvirate (Paperback)
It is 1945. The infamous Max Smartz, superspy, Eva Braun, wife of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels, Propaganda Minister, and Otto Klugg, intelligence officer, do not die at the end of World War 2, but trick the guards in the Fuhrerbunker tunnels, allowing them to make their escape. Their escape plan is to reach war neutral Southern Ireland, where Maxwell Smartz has an established base and is familiar with rural south Kerry, and its peoples They evade capture and eventually reach France. Here, they meet with a good friend and colleague, an undercover agent called Maurice Le Blanc, who asks them to assist him retrieve some stolen gold bars. After finding the fortune, the friends attempt to retrieve it in an old Dutch van but are continually thwarted and risk losing everything. To complicate matters, they learn that Max's brother, Victor, has been incarcerated in the notorious Spandau prison and is being tried for Nazi war crimes. They hatch a plot to save him, but is it worth the danger of going back to Berlin and being caught?