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In 1980 and thirty-seven year old Dr. David Strauss and his wife, Heather, are attending a glitzy party at David's family home. The party is in honor of David's brother, Nicholas and his wife Berri, who have been nominated for an Oscar. When Nicholas and Berri are on stage accepting their Oscar, when a man yelling German, comes on stage and shoots them. Moments later, a group of terrorists attack David and his family. Heather and David's grandmother, Elena are both shot and killed.
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Nazi's have started to rise in power again. The Fourth Reich is coming. David and his childhood friend, Alix Rothschild, a model/actress and former concentration camp survivor, join forces to combat the ever growing threat of the Fourth Reich. Their journey takes them to Russia and finally to the Olympics.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   deposing an evil leader Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   nazis!

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   Religious Jew


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Russia

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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