An alcoholic historian goes missing. Is it a drunken bender? Or something far more sinister?
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It’s 1988 and Geologist Sam Harris needs an escape. When she learns that her friend, historian Alfredo Vargas, has gone missing in Sierramar, she gives her personal life some much needed space and takes the next flight there. But she never expected to be following the trail of a devious Nazi plot nearly 50 years after World War II …
Hidden in a remote mountain setting, the village’s dark history has remained a secret. If Sam fails to uncover it in time, the Nazis will ensure Alfredo’s permanent silence. Can Sam blow the lid on the conspiracy before the Third Reich makes a devastating return?
Hitler's Finger is the second book in the riveting Sam Harris Adventure series. If you like female protagonists, complex twists and turns, and heart-pounding action, then you'll love PJ Skinner's thrilling novel.
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The second book in the Sam Harris Series sees the return of our heroine Sam Harris to Sierramar to help her friend Gloria track down her boyfriend, the historian, Alfredo Vargas.
Against her better judgement, Sam Harris has let her wayward boyfriend Simon back into her life. At first, she enjoys having a ‘plus-one’ but she soon starts to have doubts. When she receives a phone call in the middle of the night, she has the perfect excuse to have a break and consider her options. Gloria’s boyfriend, the historian Alfredo Vargas has gone missing in Sierramar with New York Journalist Saul Rosen. They have followed the clues to a hideaway in the mountains that may contain wanted Nazi war criminals. Sam and Gloria join forces to discover where they went and set out to track them down. They are soon caught up in a dangerous situation when Alfredo’s friend Ramon is murdered and a mysterious stranger is following their every move. Even the government seems to be involved. Sam tells Simon that she may be pregnant causing unforeseen repercussions. Will they find Alfredo before he disappears for good?
The background to the book is the presence of Nazi war criminals in South America which was often ignored by locals who had fascist sympathies during World War II. Themes such as tacit acceptance of fascism, and local collaboration with fugitives from justice are examined and developed in the context of Sam’s constant ability to find herself in the middle of an adventure or mystery. Sam’s home life provides a contrast to her adventures and feeds her need to escape. Her continuing attachment to an unsuitable boyfriend is about to be tested to the limit.