A disgraced agent. A missing battle plan. Will he find redemption or damage the Allies beyond repair?
London, 1942. OSS Agent Conor Thorn is desperate for a second chance. After a botch mission in Tangier, Thorn knows failure is not an option. When confidential directives for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa, go missing, the agent must recover the plans before the Nazis thwart the crucial mission.
Thorn teams up with MI6 agent Emily Brith to see out the traitor in their midst. Untangling the web of suspects leads them to Nazi sympathizers, double-crossing Soviet spies, and Vatican clergymen with motives of their own. As their mission grows more and more dangerous, Thorn and Bright have one chance to retrieve the document before it falls into enemy hands, leaving countless Allied troops in danger.
The Torch Betrayal is a high-stakes World War II thriller inspired by true events.
“Welcome to 1942. Glenn Dyer is your tour guide to the world of spies and betrayal in the lead-up to the Allied invasion of North Africa. You’re in good hands, so settle back and enjoy the fireworks.”
– James R. Benn, author of The Devouring, A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery
The Torch Betrayal is a taut and terrific World War II spy thriller, a deadly cat-and-mouse game through Allied and German back-channels. Glenn Dyer’s story keeps the reader on edge from the beginning, through the gripping twists and turns, and then to the explosive ending, a tremendously successful tale of suspense.
– James Thayer, author of House of Eight Orchids
A well-crafted espionage tale set during World War II.