About the Author...
Brian Klein is a multi-award winning Television Director, with over twenty-five years’ experience in the industry. He specialises in directing factual entertainment, both in the UK and the US. His work regularly appears on Netflix, Amazon Prime, BBC and Sky. Amongst his credits, he directed 25 seasons of the entertainment car show, “TOP GEAR”, which became the highest watched factual entertainment show in the world with 350 million weekly viewers in 110 countries and in 2005 won an EMMY for best International non-scripted programme.
He has also directed two feature-length films and five entertainment specials for Netflix. THE COUNTERFEIT CANDIDATE is his debut novel.
About the Book...
The Counterfeit Candidate (2021)
Berlin, 30th April, 1945
As the Russian Army closes in on the war-torn city, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun take their own lives. Their bodies are burned and buried in the Reich Chancellery garden, above the Fuhrer's bunker.
Buenos Aires, 8th January, 2012
Three audacious thieves carry out the biggest safe depository heist in Argentine history, escaping with more than one hundred million dollars' worth of valuables. Within hours, an encrypted phone call to America triggers a blood-soaked manhunt as the thieves are tracked down, systematically tortured, then murdered.
San Francisco, 22nd January, 2012
Senator John Franklin, hailed as the "Great Unifier", secures the Republican Presidential nomination and seems destined for the Oval Office.
Despite the sixty-seven-year interval and a span of thirteen thousand miles, these events are indelibly linked.
Chief Inspector Nicolas Vargas of the Buenos Aires Police Department and Lieutenant Troy Hembury of the LAPD are sucked into a dark political conspiracy concealing an incredible historical truth which stretches from the infamous Berlin bunker to Buenos Aires and to Washington and which threatens the very heart and soul of American democracy.
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