Enter an alternate history, where in 1916, the guns of
the Great War fell silent.
Now, in the 1920s, a veteran of the trenches struggles to
build a lasting peace…
…while against him scheme the merchants of
Equipped only with tact, cleverness, fluency in French, and a Luger
pistol, Fritz Bauer arrives in Paris on a highly secret mission.
Many a young prince has journeyed to the City of Light to receive
instruction in the arts of love.
But when that young prince is the German emperor’s grandson…
…French public opinion seethes over ignoble defeat…
…and publicity of the prince’s visit could topple the French
government, or drive an assassin to spark another round of devastation
and mass slaughter…
Millions of lives rely on Fritz and his talents.
In Paris, he must forge uneasy alliances with both his counterparts
in French intelligence and the young prince’s hostess. Only with their
help can he play and win a dangerous game in the shadows.
Someone wants another Great War.
And can Fritz and his temporary allies find and stop the enemies of
peace before time runs out?