<p><h2>'Liked this. Went someway to plugging the ginormous hole that Philip Kerr's sad passing has left in my life' DERMOT O'LEARY. </p><p>'A searing portrait of the Nazi elite as the war turns against them. Raw, shocking and meticulously researched' TIM SEBASTIAN. </h2></p><p><b>Berlin, 1942. </b></p><p>For four years, the men in field grey have helped themselves to country after country across Western Europe. </p><p>For Werner Nehmann, a journalist at the Promi – the Ministry of Propaganda – this dizzying series of victories has felt like a party without end. But now the Reich's attention has turned towards the East, and as winter sets in, the mood is turning. </p><p>Werner's boss, Joseph Goebbels, can sense it. A small man with a powerful voice and coal-black eyes, Goebbels has a deep understanding the dark arts of manipulation. His words, his newsreels, have shaken Germany awake, propelling it towards its greater destiny and he won't let – he can't let – morale falter now. But the Minister of Propaganda is uneasy and in his discomfort has pulled Werner into his close confidence. </p><p>And here, amid the power struggle between the Nazi Chieftains, Werner will make his mistake and begin his descent into the hell of Stalingrad... </p>
<p>Berlin, 1942. Propaganda journalist Werner Nehmann begins his terrifying descent into the hell of the Stalingrad cauldron. </p>
<b>PRAISE FOR GRAHAM HURLEY</b>: <br>
'Tense, absorbing and faultlessly plotted, this thoughtful thriller weaves it all together' <i>Sunday Times</i> Crime Club (Star Pick). <br>
'Liked this. Went someway to plugging the ginormous hole that Philip Kerr sad passing has left in my life' Dermot O'Leary. <br>
'Hurley brings an almost noirlike sensibility to the surprising finale' <i>Booklist</i>. <br>
'So well-written you can smell the sweat and taste the fear' Peter May. <br>
'Beautifully constructed, the result is compelling and richly entertaining' <i>Daily Mail</i>.
<i>Finisterre</i> was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Prize.
Robert Harris style series: asks of history 'what if?'
MARKET: Philip Kerr; Robert Harris; Guy Saville; Alan Furst.