The Wolf's Hour
On the eve of D-Day, a British secret agent with unique powers goes behind Nazi lines Michael Gallatin is a British spy with a peculiar talent: the ability to transform himself into a wolf. Although his work in North Africa helped the Allies win the continent in the early days of World War II, he... show more
On the eve of D-Day, a British secret agent with unique powers goes behind Nazi lines Michael Gallatin is a British spy with a peculiar talent: the ability to transform himself into a wolf. Although his work in North Africa helped the Allies win the continent in the early days of World War II, he quit the service when a German spy shot his lover in her bed. Now, three years later, the army asks him to end his retirement and parachute into occupied Paris. A mysterious German plan called the Iron Fist threatens the D-Day invasion, and the Nazi in charge is the spy who betrayed Michael’s lover. The werewolf goes to France for king and country, hoping for a chance at bloody vengeance.
Publish date: October 18th 2011
Publisher: Open Road Media
Pages no: 604
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
Series: Michael Gallatin (#1)
This was surprising read for me. Surprising because it's not really my normal fare and surprising because I quite enjoyed the read. I bought this book when author Chuck Wendig mentioned it in a tweet a few months ago and it ended up either being a 99¢ deal or a freebie. I figured what the hell.....
"The Wolf's Hour" was a surprising and memorable read. This is not modern urban fantasy, with hip, kick-ass characters, struggling against their wolf nature while trying to save the world from demons in just three days. This is a book with the self-confidence to save the world over several month...
Werewolf, action, adventure - all set during the second world war. Join our British hero as he goes into Nazi Germany, where he will fight for his life whilst trying to help England win the war. This is really two stories - as how our hero became a werewolf, in the frozen landscape of a tsarist/re...
If Jason Bourne and rabid Lassie had a love child on the set of The Dirty Dozen directed by John Woo, this is what you’d get. Nazi’s make me fucking sick. I can’t believe that this kind of shit went down not all that long ago. Anytime a Nazi piece of shit gets killed I can’t help but want to stand u...
It wasn't perfect but I couldn't stop listening. I was ready for it to end when it did but I mostly loved the whole book.