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The Peenemunde Deceptions

(A Death at Peenemunde)
(The first book in the Otto Fischer series)
A novel by

Peenemnde: windswept corner of the Third Reich and birthplace of the space age. Otto Fischer, a severely wounded Luftwaffe officer and former criminal investigator, is summoned to solve a seemingly incomprehensible case: the murder of a leading rocket engineer during a devastating air raid. With only days until the SS assume control of the production of a remarkable new weapon, Fischer must find a motive and perpetrator from among several thousand scientists, technicians, soldiers and forced laborers. As he struggles to get the measure of a secretive, brilliant world in which imagination moves far beyond the limits of technology, what at first appears to be a solitary crime draws him into a labyrinth of conspiracy, betrayal and treason.McDermott brings skills previously honed whilst producing well-researched history books to the discipline of writing fiction, creating work that is historically accurate and evocative as well as stylish in a literary sense.

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

May 2014 : UK Hardback

Title: The Peenemunde Deceptions
Author(s): Jim McDermott
ISBN: 0-7505-3889-9 / 978-0-7505-3889-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2012 : USA Paperback

Title: A death at Peenemunde
Author(s): Jim McDermott
ISBN: 1-4681-2877-9 / 978-1-4681-2877-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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June 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Peenemunde Deceptions
Author(s): Jim McDermott
Publisher: Claymore Press
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