Bio: Dan Sherman has written a handful of popular thrillers, starting with such near-contemporary successes as THE WHITE MANDARIN (1982) (set in China from 1949 through the 1960's) and THE PRINCE OF BERLIN (1983) (starting at the end of World War II and continuing on into the 1960's) and then branching backward through history to the era of World War I (THE MAN WHO LOVED MATA HARI (1985)) and then to the period of the American REVOLUTION (THE TRAITOR (1987), about the discovery of a mole within the highest command levels of George Washington's army of revolution). His other novels include THE MOLE, RIDDLE, SWANN and KING JAGUAR.
"The best spy novel Dan Sherman has ever written." -- New York Daily News Harry Rose, last of the great American spymasters, has stepped to the helm of the Berlin station in the wake of the Second World War. From deep within a pulverized Germany, he launches his own renegade operation to avert World War III. But there are some within his camp who claim that Harry has finally gone too far, playing the game of nations from the bottom of the deck. Here is an inside story of the nuclear arms race-... more info>>
In a quiet room in the White Swan Inn, sunlight slowly breaks through the curtains revealing two young lovers--an American seamstress and an English Officer. They have been brutally, ritualistically murdered in their sleep. It's a grisly scene that can only mean one thing: there's a traitor within the American Revolution. The year is 1779. General Washington, struggling to keep his army together, sends his best spymaster, Matty Grove, to investigate the killings. As Matty follows the trail of c... more info>>
John Polly enters Shanghai in 1948 on a muggy, velvet evening, just in time for the Communist takeover of China. It marks only his fourth month in America's newly-formed Central Intelligence Agency. Over the next two decades Polly will become THE WHITE MANDARIN, a double agent buried so deep within the inner circle of the People's Republic as to shape the futures of both that nation and his own. Dan Sherman's intricate, superbly crafted spy thriller follows Polly as he walks a dangerous tightro... more info>>