The First Wave
Praise for The First Wave : "A triple dose of excitement with a murder mystery within a spy thriller within a World War Two adventure story. . . . A 'rattling good read. '"-Rhys Bowen, author of In Dublin's Fair City "Has all the essential elements: murder, espionage, and romance. "-Karen E. Olson, author of the Anne Seymour mysteries "What a great read, full of action, humor and heart. "-Louise Penny, author of Still Life Praise for the Billy Boyle series: "A meaty, old-fashioned and thoroughly enjoyable tale of WWII-era murder and espionage. "- The Seattle Times "The World War II atmosphere and history are expertly handled. "- Denver Post "Great fun. Benn knows his war history. . . . A batch of intriguing characters who seem destined to make another appearance. "- The Globe and Mail (Toronto) "A memorable debut. "- BookPage "If you enjoy World War II mysteries . . . you'll love this book. . . . One of the best books I've read this year. "- Mystery Scene Lieutenant Billy Boyle reluctantly accompanies Major Samuel Harding, his boss, in the first boat to land on the shores of Algeria during the Allied invasion. Their task is to arrange the surrender of the Vichy French forces. But there is dissension between the regular army, the local militia, and de Gaulle's Free French. American black marketeers in league with the enemy divert medical supplies to the Casbah, leading to multiple murders that Billy must solve while trying to rescue the girl he loves, a captured British spy.
- 2007 James R. Benn
Choosing a Book Format
EPUB is the standard publishing format used by many e-book readers including iBooks, Easy Reader, VoiceDream Reader, etc. This is the most popular and widely used format.
DAISY format is used by GoRead, Read2Go and most Kurzweil devices.
Audio (MP3) format is used by audio only devices, such as iPod.
Braille format is used by Braille output devices.
DAISY Audio format works on DAISY compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream.
Accessible Word format can be unzipped and opened in any tool that supports .docx files.