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Silesian Station

(2008)
(The second book in the John Russell series)
A novel by

 

"An extraordinary evocation of Nazi Germany on the eve of war, the smell of cruelty seeping through the clean modern surface."
C J Sansom


Summer, 1939. British journalist John Russell has just been granted American citizenship in exchange for agreeing to work for American intelligence when his girlfriend Effi is arrested by the Gestapo. Russell hoped his new nationality would let him safely stay in Berlin with Effi and his son, but now he's being blackmailed. To free Effi, he must agree to work for the Nazis. They know he has Soviet connections and want him to pass them false intelligence. Russell consents, but secretly offers his services to the Soviets instead-not for anything too dangerous, though, and only if they'll sneak him and Effi out of Germany if necessary.

It's a good plan, but soon things become complicated. A Jewish girl has vanished, and Russell feels compelled to search for her. A woman from his past, a communist, reappears, insisting he help her reconnect with the Soviets, who turn out to demand more than Russell hoped. Meanwhile, Europe lurches toward war, and he must follow the latest stories-to places where American espionage assignments await him.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

July 2009 : UK Hardback
Title: Silesian Station
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 0-7505-3047-2 / 978-0-7505-3047-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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May 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Silesian Station (John Russell, Book 2)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-56947-494-X / 978-1-56947-494-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

January 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Silesian Station
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-906964-59-9 / 978-1-906964-59-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Silesian Station
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-905847-58-0 / 978-1-905847-58-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Silesian Station (John Russell)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-56947-573-3 / 978-1-56947-573-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: Silesian Station
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-905847-35-1 / 978-1-905847-35-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

December 2009 : UK Audio edition
Title: Silesian Station
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2009 : USA Audio edition
Title: Silesian Station
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

September 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Silesian Station (John Russell series Book 2)
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Silesian Station (John Russell series Book 2)
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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