Nicky Marlow needs a job and the British employment market in 1937 is pretty slim.
When his fiancée finds him a position with an English armaments manufacturer in Italy, he jumps at the chance. On arrival, however, he learns the sinister truth about his predecessor’s departure and finds himself courted by two agents with dangerously different agendas. Marlow soon realizes that it’s not so simple just to do the job he’s paid for – not in fascist Italy, on the eve of war.
Before Darkness Fell
In the summer of 1939, my grandfather Erich Haugas took part in an international agricultural conference a thousand miles away in Budapest. He was 38 and his professional pride was flattered. As a...Read more