The Devil's Pact : Jack Tanner

  • by James Holland
  • Narrated by David Thorpe
  • Series: Jack Tanner
  • 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

July, 1943.With North Africa secured, the Allies launch an invasion of Sicily, and the 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Rangers are in the van of the assault on the Italian beaches. But promotion to Company Commander has brought him fresh trouble for Jack Tanner.
Not only has his new Battalion Commander decided to make his life as difficult as possible, they soon find themselves battling against some of the toughest, most determined troops in the Wehrmacht.In the bitter fighting that follows, Tanner witnesses a new reality.
Rule books are thrown away. Previously outlaws, the Sicilian mafia are now supposedly fighting on the side of the Allies, but instead are making the lives of ordinary Italians a misery.
As Tanner and his crew battle their way across the battle-scorched islands, it becomes clear that it is not just the Mafia who are playing dirty. In the quest to force Italy out of the war, brutal choices have been made – and in the process the difference between right and wrong has become horribly blurred.Forced to question the cause for which they have fought so long, Tanner and his trusted sidekick, Sykes, find themselves embroiled in a deeply personal fight, in which they have to use all their resolve, skill and experience if they are to stand any chance of survival…


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great read

a really good listen , it's action all the way with a high moral ending.
hoping there will be more Tannner tails to come
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- daniel c.

Soooooo Disapointed

Why did you change narrator it took over 60% into the book before he got the rhythm spoiled a jolly good yarn
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- Q

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-11-2014
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks