Christopher Reich dazzled readers and defied expectations with his New York Times bestseller, Numbered Account, a breathtaking classic of modern suspense. Now Reich returns to the world of international thrillers with a noholdsbarred powerhouse of a novel set against the seething backdrop of postyes'>#8212;World War II Germany....July 1945. U.S. attorney Devlin Judge has come to Europe as part of an international tribunal to try Nazi war criminals. But Judge has his own personal agenda: to find Erich Siegfried Seyss, the man responsible for his brotheryes'>#8217;s death.An SS officer and former Olympic sprinter, Seyss has
just escaped from a POW camp, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. But he wonyes'>#8217;t escape Devlin Judge. Between the two men are miles of German countryside ... and the beautiful daughter of one of Nazi Germanyyes'>#8217;s most powerful families yes'>#8212; a woman loved by them both. But as Judge hunts his prey across a devastated nation, he finds himself caught up in a staggering conspiracy. Because Erich Seyss is no rogue SS killer. He is a man running a final race to make one last, unforgettable contribution to the Fatherland. And he is acting on orders from the last person anyone would ever suspect.