Billy Boyle finds himself answering a personal request from his old friend Sergeant Eugene “Tree” Jackson who is now part of the all-African American 617th Tank Destroyers. Tree’s gunner, ”Angry Smith” has been arrested for murder and is headed for the gallows.
The characters from the first book are being assembled, in Algeria, getting ready for Allied forces to take over, hoping the French won’t put up a fight
Operation Jupiter was a fake plan during World war Ii to draw Nazi forces away from the fronts. A former Boston cop, Boyle plays a fish-out-of-water in England