The Detonators: Book summary and reviews of The Detonators by Chad Millman

The Detonators

The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for Justice

by Chad Millman

The Detonators

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In 1916, while the Allied and Central forces waged war in Europe, a group of German saboteurs blew up Black Tom Island, a spit of land in New York Harbor within earshot of downtown Manhattan. Twenty years later, the German government had still managed to evade responsibility for the crime--and probably would have continued to, were it not for the determination of three lawyers named McCloy, Peaslee, and Martin.

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"Starred Review. Fast-paced, thrillerlike tale...it makes for gripping reading" - PW
"An intriguing, bracing tale, and not just for history buffs." - Kirkus

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