“Atmospheric and tense, with plenty of treachery and a heavy dose of history. What more could you ask for in a thriller? Take a walk on the perilous side and check this one out.” 

     — Steve Berry New York Times and #1 Internationally Bestselling Author
“The disappearance in 1942 of a page from a secret document concerning Operation Torch ... drives Dyer's suspenseful espionage thriller ... Jack Higgins fans will find a lot to like.”  

         — Publisher's Weekly
“Welcome to 1942. Glenn Dyer is your tour guide to the world of spies and betrayal in the lead-up to the Allied Invasion of North Africa. You're in good hands, so settle back and enjoy the fireworks.” 

James R. Benn, author of The Devouring, A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery
“Crisp writing, plot reveals that pop like firecrackers, and cinematic excitement... The Torch Betrayal is the best mix of genre standards from a fresh voice.”

— Foreword Reviews
The Torch Betrayal is a taut and terrific World War II spy thriller, a deadly cat-and-mouse game through Allied and German back-channels. Glenn Dyer's story keeps the reader on edge from the beginning through the gripping twists and turns, and then to the explosive ending, a tremendously successful tale of suspense.”  

James Thayer, author of House of Eight Orchids
"What sets Dyer's book (The Torch Betrayal) apart from the others in the genre is his unfailing attention to historical detail and great writing."

— The BookLife Prize
“A classic spy story in the vein of John Le Carré or Daniel Silva.”

— BlueInk Reviews
“A well-crafted espionage tale set during World War II.”

— Kirkus Reviews
"In this highly entertaining tale... Dyer has hit all the notes in the thriller genre.”

— IndieReader Reviews

London, 1942. The world is at war.

OSS Agent Conor Thorn is desperate for a second chance. After a botched mission in Tangier, Thorn knows failure is not an option. When confidential directives for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa, go missing, the agent must recover the plans before the Nazis thwart the crucial mission.

Thorn teams up with MI6 agent Emily Bright to seek out the traitor in their midst. Untangling the web of suspects leads them to Nazi sympathizers, double-crossing Soviet spies, and Vatican clergymen with motives of their own. As their mission grows more and more dangerous, Thorn and Bright have one chance to retrieve the document before it falls into enemy hands, leaving countless Allied troops in danger. Will Thorn find redemption or damage the Allies beyond repair?

The Torch Betrayal is a high-stakes WWII thriller inspired by true events.

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