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: The Berkut (): Joseph Heywood: Books. The Berkut (Beau Valentine) by Joseph Heywood – book cover, description, publication history. Did Hitler fake suicide in order to escape the Allies? That’s the central conceit of Heywood’s muscular, sporadically exciting, but ultimately.

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The writing style leaves much to be desired. Heywood has done a nice job with this premise using historical documents, commonly held inaccuracies, assumptions and hypothesis. English Choose a language for shopping. That would have been just as sexy and just as exciting, and we could have done without the cheap and really pointless lesbian-bashing that comes out of nowhere. Featuring Grady Service, a contemporary detective in the Upper Peninsula for Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources, and Lute Bapcat, heywwood Rough Rider turned Michigan game warden in the s, Heywood’s mystery series have earned the author cult status among lovers of the outdoors, law enforcement officials, and mystery devotees.

Shamefully, this has been the only novel I’ve read from Heywood, but will soon change verkut history. The commitment of men and women to the roles they have to play and their dedication to their leaders and countries is admirable and inspiring. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Gunter Brumm and Sgt. The suspense is nearly continuous, and you find yourself holding your breath in hopes that the Germans escape, while at the same time hoping that the Russians and the American are successful in capturing them.

You may come to respect many of these dedicated players, even though they often wreak reprehensible havoc to achieve their goals. Haha, Valentine has a Roguish style too, I love it!!


And that account is utterly astounding. Herkut have to try this “pertsovka” sometime One of my all-time favorite books. A must read and makes a short list of favorites for me. But not to commit suicide.

The Berkut (Beau Valentine #1) by Joseph Heywood

Soviets using miles instead of kilometers? Dec 17, Mike rated it it was amazing. Inhe married Sandra V. Very well-conceived premise of the book. I ended up reading the last chapter twice in a row.

Feb 16, Jake rated it it was amazing. Easy reading, good characters, and plausible plot.

John Rhys-Davies as Fr. Apr 11, Carol Storm rated it really liked it. However, after Eva kills herself, a pre-selected double takes Hitler’s place and is disposed bberkut along with Braun in the Chancellery yard for the Russians to find.

If your a history or WW2 buff, you will like this. This book is beyond great! For me, the U. That said, it’s on my re-read list and I’m sure it will be as intense now as it was then, maybe more now considering I’ve matured and know a lot more about WWII after working on documentaries about it.

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In this book, the author tells of an alternative in which Hitler escapes the bunker alive and is spirited heywokd by some of his top operatives. Showing of 91 reviews. Sep 07, Thad rated it really liked it. See also Joe T. Double-entendre intended with “‘Ho, ho, ho? Jul 23, Morgiana rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 20, Velvetink added it Shelves: I hope you enjoy this novel as much as I have over the years.

Hitler didn’t committed suicide, and a special Russian unit chased him and his ‘rescuers’ through the battled and ruined Germany and Italy, followed by the American OSS.


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Because of the way the author brings you close to all the characters, you find yourself rooting for each group. Customers who bought this item also bought. Second is a highly competent Russian special forces cell led by a man called Petrov. Wholly intent upon a classic lesbian seductionRosemary Wilson proves no match for the highly disciplined German girl.

The book sucks you in from the very beginning, and it truly is one that you get lost in and find hard to put down.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Interesting assessment of Stalin’s eating habits and Caesarian precautions –p.

Heywood could very easily have written the opposite scenario — the repressed German girl falls into the arms of the rich American woman and ends up giving away vital clues! For anyone with an interest in world war II, this a story of imagination spawned in the cracks of history.

Over the years I had lost more then half a dozen copies but always searched book stores, even buying one copy from a rare book seller out out of Philadelphia.

There is of course plenty of war-related and secret agent action. The climax of the book provides a most satisfying ending–if only Hitler had received his comeuppance as he does here.

It is worth noting that many of the German survivors are depicted as admirable, while Red Army and especially United States Army personnel are shown to be either timid, short-sighted, or corrupt.

Hmmm, some interesting ideas on interrogation.