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Aurore

(2017)
(The second book in the Wars Within series)
A novel by

 
 


'Liked this. Went someway to plugging the ginormous hole that Philip Kerr's sad passing has left in my life' DERMOT O'LEARY.



Barely half of the Bomber Command's aircrews survive a full tour, but wireless operator Billy Angell has beaten the odds and completed his 30th – and final – mission. Now, Billy is due two-weeks leave, a posting to a training squadron and a six-month exemption from active duty.

Except that MI5 need an airman to drop into Nazi-occupied France.

MI5 are interested in Hélène Lafosse, a Frenchwoman keeping unusual company in her small family château in the depths of the Touraine. Hélène has begun an affair with a senior Abwehr intelligence officer, who, in return, has turned a blind eye to the succession of Jews, refugees, resistance fighters and downed Allied airmen to whom she offers shelter. MI5 believe they can exploit this relationship and plant a false lead about the anticipated allied invasion of northern France.

It falls to Billy, playing a downed airman, to find Hélène, to win her confidence and to plant a lie that will only make sense to her German lover. But this time, Billy isn't flying at 20,000 feet and he won't be able to escape the incendiary consequences of his actions.

'Hurley's capable and understated characterization makes his lead's story plausible and engaging' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"So well-written you can smell the sweat and taste the fear." - Peter May


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Used availability for Graham Hurley's Aurore

Hardback Editions

June 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Aurore (Spoils of War)
Author(s): Graham Hurley
ISBN: 1-78497-785-3 / 978-1-78497-785-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2017 : UK Hardback

Title: Aurore
Author(s): Graham Hurley
ISBN: 1-78497-784-5 / 978-1-78497-784-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Aurore (Spoils of War)
Author(s): Graham Hurley
ISBN: 1-78497-787-X / 978-1-78497-787-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Aurore (Wars Within)
Author(s): Graham Hurley
ISBN: 1-78497-786-1 / 978-1-78497-786-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

October 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Aurore: Wars Within Book 2
Author(s): Graham Hurley
ISBN: 1-83893-228-3 / 978-1-83893-228-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


October 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Aurore: Wars Within, Book 2
Author(s): Graham Hurley
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   


October 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Aurore: Wars Within, Book 2
Author(s): Graham Hurley
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Aurore: Wars Within, Book 2
Author(s): Graham Hurley
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Aurore: Wars Within, Book 2
Author(s): Graham Hurley
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Aurore (Spoils of War)
Author(s): Graham Hurley
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU