Where Dead Men Meet by Mark Mills

Where Dead Men Meet

A return to the period adventure thriller in Where Dead Men Meet reestablishes Mark Mills as a master storyteller for fans of William Boyd, Charles Cumming, or Robert Harris Paris, 1937. Luke Hamilton - a junior air intelligence officer at the British Embassy - finds himself the target of an assassination attempt. A clear case of mistaken identity, or so it first appears....

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  • charlotte
    Galley provided by publisherI think the problem I have with books like this, historical thrillers, is that I'm always unintentionally comparing them to Aly Monroe's Peter Cotton series, which is incredible. Thus, whenever something of this genre isn't quite as good, it is compounded by the compariso...
  • Susan
    Mark Mills has been an author whose books I always enjoy reading and I was interested to try his latest. It begins with the murder of a nun, Sister Agnes, at St Theresa’s Orphanage in England. This crime goes back twenty five years previously, to 1912, when a boy was abandoned on the steps of t...
  • Jackie Law
    Where Dead Men Meet, by Mark Mills, is a tale of adventure, espionage and dark secrets. Set in 1937 Europe it introduces the reader to Luke Hamilton, a foundling who was adopted by a wealthy British couple and now works as a junior air intelligence officer at the British Embassy in Paris. When an at...
  • Stacy
    Intrigue. Suspense. Mystery. Romance.This was a great book. It kept me on the edge of my seat. Luke was in an orphanage until 7 yrs. old when he was adopted. He had been left on the convent doorstep by a shadowy figure in a snowstorm. He grew up never knowing anymore of his origins than that. Workin...
  • Joanna Park
    Luke Hamilton, a junior officer at the British Embassy in Paris, has always wanted to know who he is. Abandoned as a baby in a Catholic orphanage, then adopted into an affluent family Luke has never felt that he fitted in anywhere. Luke's life changes dramatically when he is approached by Borodin. L...
  • Sandy
    It was a dark & stormy night.….no, really. Late one evening in 1912 Sister Agnes answered a knock at the door of St. Theresa’s Orphanage. The first thing she saw was a shadowy figure standing in the distance. The second was a baby boy left on the step. Maybe that’s why she & the newly...
  • Richard
    It was great to have another opportunity to read a Mark Mills book; having loved The Information Officer it was encouraging to read the blur about this novel and immerse myself in it so completely. The story has so much to commend it to a lover of adventure novels; set in 1937, just prior to the sec...
  • Paromjit
    This is a period adventure thriller set in 1937, where dark clouds are gathering across Europe with the Spanish Civil War, Mussolini is in power and there is the rise of Fascism in Germany. It begins with the murder of Sister Agnes at St Theresa's Orphanage. Luke Hamilton was left there as a baby in...
  • Susan Leona Fisher
    Fast paced, exciting plot. Quite a lot of characters to get my head round, especially when some had pseudonyms....

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