But lanny is actually a secret agent serving as President Franklin Roosevelt’s eyes and ears in Germany. When he learns of the führer’s plans for conquest, Lanny’s dire warnings to Neville Chamberlain and other reluctant European leaders fall on deaf ears. The bitter seeds sown decades earlier with the Treaty of Versailles are now bearing fruit, and there will be no stopping the Nazi war machine as it rolls relentlessly on toward Paris.
Dragon Harvest The Lanny Budd Novels Book 6 #ad - Lanny budd infiltrates the nazi high command in the riveting sixth chapter of Upton Sinclair’s Pulitzer Prize–winning series of historical novels Dashing and well-connected, Lanny Budd has earned the trust of the Nazi high command. To adolf hitler and his inner circle, the American art dealer is a “true believer” committed to their Fascist cause.
A World to Win The Lanny Budd Novels Book 7Open Road Media #ad - An astonishing mix of history, adventure, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of Upton Sinclair’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller. Europe, 1940 And president franklin Roosevelt has been keeping an even closer eye on developments in the Third Reich.
Presidential agent 103 is targeted by allies and enemies alike as the Nazis roll across Europe in this novel in the Pulitzer Prize–winning series. On a trip to london, lanny avoids death during a Luftwaffe bombing raid and takes part in the capture of Rudolf Hess. As war rages across the continent, America watches anxiously from the sidelines.
But lanny’s most important mission still lies before him: he must enter the lion’s den alone and unprotected once more to unearth the Nazi Party’s most deeply buried secret—the progress of Hitler’s scientists in the race to build the atom bomb. Espionage is a dangerous game, however, and Presidential Agent 103 soon finds himself a target of the French Resistance fighters he is attempting to assist.
A World to Win The Lanny Budd Novels Book 7 #ad - At the president’s personal request, Lanny Budd gained the confidence of the Nazi high command and began transmitting valuable information back to the White House. He gets stranded in asia and is forced to make his way across war-torn China after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor finally brings the United States into the global melee.
A world to win is the electrifying seventh chapter of the Pulitzer Prize–winning series that brings the first half of the twentieth century to vivid life.
Presidential Agent The Lanny Budd Novels Book 5Open Road Media #ad - On the eve of world war ii, lanny budd reenters the deadly snake pit of Nazi Germany as Roosevelt’s spy—in the pulse-pounding, Pulitzer Prize–winning series. But lanny’s motivations are not just political: The woman he loves has fallen into the brutal hands of the Gestapo, and Lanny will risk everything to save her.
Presidential agent is the action-packed fifth installment of Upton Sinclair’s Pulitzer Prize–winning series that brings the first half of the twentieth century to dramatic life. Appointed presidential agent 103, the international art dealer embarks on a secret assignment that takes him back into the Third Reich as the Allied powers prepare to cede Czechoslovakia to Adolf Hitler in a futile attempt to avoid war.
Presidential Agent The Lanny Budd Novels Book 5 #ad - In 1937, a chance encounter in new york with professor charles Alston—his boss at the Paris Peace Conference and now one of President Roosevelt’s top advisors—provides Lanny with the opportunity to make a profound difference. An american art expert raised in a world of European wealth and privilege, Lanny Budd is dedicated to his socialist ideals and to combatting the twin scourges of Nazism and Fascism.
An astonishing mix of history, adventure, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of the author’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller.
Presidential Mission The Lanny Budd Novels Book 8Open Road Media #ad - Members of the german high command believe that American art expert Lanny Budd is sympathetic to their cause, but since 1938 he has been an undercover agent working for President Franklin Roosevelt. Over the course of the next two years, lanny faces death at virtually every turn as his important presidential missions carry him from the sands of the African desert to the bomb-blasted streets of Berlin.
Presidential mission is the electrifying eighth chapter of Upton Sinclair’s Pulitzer Prize–winning dramatization of twentieth-century world history. In algiers he must convince the French troops to stand with the Allies in advance of the Axis invasion. America is at war, and lanny budd risks life and limb from North Africa to Moscow on behalf of the Allied cause in this “absorbing” historical novel The New York Times.
Presidential Mission The Lanny Budd Novels Book 8 #ad - . An astonishing mix of adventure, and political intrigue, romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of the author’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller. A meeting in moscow, intended to sway Communist despot Joseph Stalin, precedes Hitler’s disastrous decision to invade Russia.
Now, in 1941, the united states has been pulled into the fray by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and Lanny’s services are required more than ever.
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One Clear Call The Lanny Budd Novels Book 9Open Road Media #ad - For a decade and a half, lanny budd’s cover as a fine-art dealer and Fascist sympathizer has held firm, earning him the confidence of Hermann Göring and other top officials, including Adolf Hitler himself. An astonishing mix of adventure, romance, and political intrigue, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of the author’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller.
Now fdr’s most trusted spy must run for his life, escaping into the European countryside with Hitler’s executioners on his trail. His survival will require great courage, endurance, and ingenuity, but Lanny Budd is determined to live long enough to witness what he has waited so many years to see: the final collapse of the Third Reich.
With the allies preparing to retake Europe, Lanny must make certain that the location of the invasion remains hidden from the Nazi high command. As d-day approaches, an american spy is unmasked by Himmler’s Gestapo and must flee the Nazis, in this novel in the Pulitzer Prize–winning historical saga.
One Clear Call The Lanny Budd Novels Book 9 #ad - But his mission is compromised and his life endangered when Heinrich Himmler, Hitler’s feared Gestapo chief, uncovers Lanny’s true loyalties. In 1943, the once-unstoppable Nazi war machine is starting to falter. One clear call is the thrilling ninth installment of Upton Sinclair’s Pulitzer Prize–winning dramatization of twentieth-century world history.
Wide Is the Gate The Lanny Budd Novels Book 4Open Road Media #ad - An astonishing mix of history, adventure, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of the author’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller. As the nazi party solidifies its power in germany, Lanny recognizes a golden opportunity to make a difference when his arms dealer father strikes a business agreement with Hermann Göring, Adolf Hitler’s second-in-command.
Upton sinclair’s pulitzer prize–winning saga continues as lanny budd faces the horrors of nazi germany and steps into the fire of the Spanish Civil War Lanny Budd’s dedication to social justice and political action has placed a serious strain on his marriage to his heiress wife, Irma, but as he moves through the 1930s, the international art dealer is unable to turn a blind eye to what is happening in Europe.
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Robbie budd’s alliance with the luftwaffe commander and Lanny’s art world reputation enable the younger Budd to move easily among the Nazi high command and gather valuable information he can transmit back to those who are dedicated to the destruction of Nazism and Fascism.
Between Two Worlds The Lanny Budd Novels Book 2Open Road Media #ad - Between two worlds brings one of the most fascinating and tumultuous decades of the twentieth century to thrilling life. The second in the pulitzer prize–winning historical fiction series takes Lanny Budd through the 1920s, from the rise of fascism to the crash on Wall Street. At the start of his career as an international art dealer, Lanny travels to Italy and witnesses the brutal charisma of Fascist leader Benito Mussolini.
But neither he nor those he loves can predict the financial disaster that will bring a decade of prosperity to an abrupt close. Meanwhile, in germany, the failed beer Hall Putsch led by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party strikes an ominous note foreshadowing the devastation to come. The first world war brought an abrupt end to Lanny Budd’s idyllic youth.
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Now, in the wake of the Treaty of Versailles, he barely recognizes the beloved Europe of his boyhood.
O Shepherd, Speak! The Lanny Budd Novels Book 10Open Road Media #ad - O shepherd, speak! is the penultimate volume of Upton Sinclair’s Pulitzer Prize–winning dramatization of twentieth-century world history. A devastated europe needs to be rebuilt, and there is a necessary reckoning still to come in the heart of defeated Germany, where the fanatics who murdered countless millions will stand trial for their crimes.
Now, as the terrible global conflict approaches its long-awaited conclusion, the newly commissioned Captain Budd of the US Army is on hand to witness the final collapse of the Third Reich in the aftermath of the Battle of the Bulge. As presidential agent 103, lanny budd witnesses the collapse of the Nazis, the bombing of Hiroshima, and the Nuremberg Trials in this novel in the Pulitzer Prize–winning saga.
O Shepherd, Speak! The Lanny Budd Novels Book 10 #ad - As a spy for president franklin roosevelt, Lanny Budd was able to infiltrate the inner circle of the Nazi high command and glean essential information on behalf of the Allied cause. The nuclear destruction of hiroshima and nagasaki brings World War II to an end, but not even the death of Franklin Roosevelt can release Lanny from his obligations as Presidential Agent 103.
An astonishing mix of adventure, and political intrigue, romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of the author’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller.
The Night in Lisbon: A NovelRandom House #ad - But so many routes are closed, and so much money is needed. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure. The new york Times Book Review. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. As the refugee listens spellbound to the desperate teller, in a matter of hours the two form a unique and unshakable bond—one that will last all their lives.
History and fate collide as the nazis rise to power in The Night in Lisbon, a classic tale of survival from the renowned author of All Quiet on the Western Front. It is a harrowing tale of bravery and butchery, daring and death, in which the price of love is beyond measure and the legacy of evil is infinite.
The Night in Lisbon: A Novel #ad - The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. With the world slowly sliding into war, it is crucial that enemies of the Reich flee Europe at once. Then one night in lisbon, as a poor young refugee gazes hungrily at a boat bound for America, a stranger approaches him with two tickets and a story to tell.
The Return of Lanny Budd The Lanny Budd Novels Book 11Open Road Media #ad - But when he infiltrates the Russian-controlled sector, what Lanny sees makes his blood run cold. Now, forty years later, presidential Agent 103 is coming out of retirement to serve his country—and the free world—once more. A counterfeiting conspiracy hatched by unrepentant neo-Nazis threatens to gravely damage America’s efforts to rebuild and stabilize a divided Germany.
With the onset of a shadow war between two world superpowers, Lanny realizes that his mission is far from over. A thrilling mix of adventure, and political intrigue, romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of the author’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller.
The Return of Lanny Budd The Lanny Budd Novels Book 11 #ad - Presidential secret agent lanny budd is called back into action in post-war Germany as the Cold War begins Since the age of thirteen, Lanny Budd has been more than an eyewitness to history. From the paris peace conference to the Battle of the Bulge, he has played key roles in the extraordinary events of his age.
The return of lanny budd is the final volume of Upton Sinclair’s Pulitzer Prize–winning dramatization of twentieth-century world history. Communist leader and former uS ally Joseph Stalin has twisted the socialist ideals he holds dear into weapons of tyranny, oppression, and terror. Lanny’s previous experience, as well as his unexpected connection to one of the chief conspirators, makes him the ideal operative to foil the sinister plot.