This is one of my favorite spy novels, from acclaimed author Noel Hynd. Follow FBI agent William Cochran's efforts to stop a Nazi spy from assassinating FDR. A substantial book, and a great read, for $3.49!

"Hilter is spinning the wheels of aggression and conquest across Europe, and all of the world is looking on as England, and America, try to avoid war. One man is hidden, somewhere in America, working for none other than Hitler himself. This man is a master of disguises, of language, of explosives, and a cold blooded killer. FBI Special Agent Cochrane must identify and find this Nazi spy before he carries out his final and most glorious mission- one that is meant to change to course of the war.

Noel Hynd has written a fast paced and masterful tale of espionage and suspense. This novel reads fast and furious-gripping you with its characters and its twists. Every page is engrossing and intelligent, compelling the reader forward even unto the very end." -- Donna Rockey, Amazon reviewer

Flowers From Berlin - The Classic American Spy Novel (25th Anniversary Edition), by Noel Hynd


International Best Seller. Rights sold in UK and Japan. Spanish and French language editions coming in 2013.

The classic American spy novel, from the author of, "False Flags: Betrayal in London," "The Sandler Inquiry: A Spy in New York" and "Hostage in Havana."

Love and betrayal, spies and patriots, murder and romance, Roosevelt versus Hitler on the eve of World War Two. "Winds of War" meets "The Eye of The Needle."

This 1985 espionage thriller follows FBI agent William Cochrane's efforts to stop a Nazi spy from assassinating FDR. Toss in a love affair with a British Secret Service operative and you have the makings of a page-turner. LJ's reviewer found the book "complex in characterization, crisp in dialogue, and thorough in its background" (LJ 3/15/85).

"First rate!" - The Cleveland Plain-Dealer

"A Chiller!" - Los Angeles Times

"A Super spy novel!" The Savannah News-Presse

It is 1939. Roosevelt is winding down his second term in the White House. The Nazis have taken Austria, and Stalin's Red Army is systematically eliminating the Kremlin's enemies. Europe is going to hell in a handbasket. With isolationist sentiment running high in America, and the president's popularity at an all-time low, Hitler seizes the moment and dispatches his secret weapon: An agent named 'Siegfried' who conceals himself behind the mask of middle-class America. A chameleon who can change identities and personalities at will. A cold-blooded killer who will win the war for Germany.

A banker, linguist, and demolitions expert who has successfully infiltrated German intelligence, FBI Special Agent Thomas Cochrane is handpicked by Roosevelt for an impossible mission: To find Hitler's spy before he carries out a plan that will remove the president from office at a critical moment in the century's history. As Cochrane, with the help of British Intelligence agent Laura Worthington, circles closer to his elusive quarry, a spy with supporters in the highest levels of U.S. government readies the world stage for a final act of annihilation that will alter the tide of war--and the future of the free world--in unthinkable ways.

Imagine a world where your most precious inalienable rights are denied. Where individual freedom is a thing of the past. Imagine World War II without FDR ...

Hardcover Publication by Doubleday & Co., 735,000 first mass market paperback printing from Pinnacle Books

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Noel Hynd is an American author who has more than five million books in print. Most of his books have been in the action-espionage-suspense genre (Flowers From Berlin, Murder in Miami, Hostage in Havana, Conspiracy in Kiev, Midnight in Madrid, Countdown in Cairo, The Enemy Within) but others (Ghosts, The Prodigy, A Room For The Dead and Cemetery of Angels) were highly acclaimed ghost stories.

He currently has a multi-book publishing contract with Zondervan/HarperCollins. He is also a former contributor to Sports Illustrated and several other national magazines.

His 1988 non-fiction book, The Giants of The Polo Grounds, was an Editor's Choice of The New York TIMES Review of Books in 1988. He has also written several produced screenplays.

Mr. Hynd was born in New York City, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylavnia, and lives in southern California between Los Angeles and San Diego with his wife Patricia. Current projects also include translations and adaptations (from French and Spanish) of several best selling comics and graphic novels from distinguished authors and illustrators in from Europe and South America. Included are 'Djinn' by Jean Dufaux (Belgium) and Ana Miralles (Spain) and 'Meutres et Chatiments' by Carlos Nine (Argentina).

The Kindle editions of Midnight in Madrid and Conspiracy in Kiev were simultaneously numbers 1 and 2 among all books on Amazon's Kindle Best Seller lists in December 2009. Several dozen foreign editions of his books have been published over the years.

Readers are welcomed to reach Mr. Hynd at [email protected].

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