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A razor-sharp thriller, rich with crackling dialogue and pulse-pounding suspense, that ingeniously interweaves fiction and historyRobert J. Mrazek is a natural-born storyteller, whose previous novels have been described as gripping,” magically rendered,” and compelling” by the national press—words of praise that would equally apply to The Deadly Embrace. From bombravaged London to elegant English country estates, Lieutenant Elizabeth Liza” Marantz and her partner, Major Sam Taggart, a troubled former New York City homicide detective, investigate the suspicious deaths of two female colleagues who were involved in sexual relationships with powerful Allied commanders. Occurring on the eve of D-Day, Liza’s investigations uncover more than one conspiracy, and the very success of the war may rest in her hands.
Robert J . Mrazek is a former congressman from Long Island, New York. He is the author of two previous novels, Stonewall-'s Gold and Unholy Fire, both about the Civil War. He divides his time between upstate New York and Maine.