Korpon crosses genre lines with ease, and imbues this post-apocalyptic tale with the rhythm and immediacy of crime fiction.
Memory thieves. He lives in Baltimore with his wife and two children. More information about the author. View our Catalogue.
A Traitor to Memory
Find a Book Search for: Search. A few paragraphs told me what locals to the area already knew: that I was walking the same trail traversed by General Benedict Arnold, centuries earlier, when he fled from George Washington to the British warship, HMS Vulture. Most American school children grow up learning the history of this notorious traitor and his co-conspirator, and I had grown up knowing that I lived across the street from where Arnold and his family had once lived.
What I did not know, however, was whose face belonged to the portrait of the beautiful young woman beside Benedict Arnold.
I stared at the image of the fine-featured woman, her hair piled high atop her head, a quizzical smile on her face. Peggy Shippen Arnold was described as a devoted wife, loving mother, and popular socialite who, with suspected fealty to the English crown, might have incited Benedict Arnold to his infamous treachery. Who was Peggy Shippen Arnold? How must she have felt about these infamous events that unraveled around her?
And what role, if any, did she play in this mesmeric plot? But, of course, the British Intelligence Service blackmails him into coming back for one last mission.
His mission will be to locate Richard Garner, a former British spy who has disappeared and may be defecting to Germany. Quinn, with the help of Ellie Voss, who works for the German High Command, a loyal German who is torn between loyalty to her country and dislike for some of the folks who are now running things.
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The two find Garner and learn the reason that he disappeared and all things change. They are now running from the Gestapo and MI Quill Says: This is an interesting story and even though there have been some alternate history stories written in the past naming Germany as victorious in the war, this one is just different enough to make readers want to continue reading to see what happens.