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Potsdam Station

Potsdam Station

(2010)
(The fourth book in the John Russell series)
A novel by

 

"Stands with Alan Furst for authentic detail and atmosphere."
Donald James


April 1945. Hitler's Reich is on the verge of extinction, and its enemies are already plotting against each other. Assaulted by Allied bombs and Soviet shells, ruled by Nazis with nothing to lose, Berlin has become the most dangerous place on earth.

Anglo-American journalist John Russell has travelled to Moscow, having escaped from Berlin in 1941 as America entered the war following the attack on Pearl Harbour.

Russell's eighteen-year-old son Paul, born to a German mother, is on the Oder front line, awaiting the final Soviet onslaught, ready to retreat towards Berlin, and resigned to the certain prospect of either death or imprisonment. Inside Berlin, Russell's girlfriend Effi has a Jewish orphan to care for, and the Gestapo on her trail. The advancing Red Army promises liberation, but is also seeking retribution, particularly from German women.

To find and save his son and girlfriend, Russell must reach Berlin no later than the Red Army. But only the Soviets can get him there, and the price of their help will threaten both his and the world's future.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Used availability for David Downing's Potsdam Station


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Hardback Editions

April 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Potsdam Station (John Russell World War II Spy Thriller #4) (A John Russell WWII Spy Thriller)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-56947-917-8 / 978-1-56947-917-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

January 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Potsdam Station: A John Russell WWII Thriller (A John Russell WWII Spy Thriller)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-61695-073-0 / 978-1-61695-073-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Potsdam Station
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-906964-56-4 / 978-1-906964-56-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Potsdam Station
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-905847-94-7 / 978-1-905847-94-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Potsdam Station (John Russell series Book 4)
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

September 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Potsdam Station (John Russell series Book 4)
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   



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