By Ian Tregillis
In Ian Tregillis' The Coldest War, a precarious stability of strength keeps the peace among Britain and the USSR. for many years, Britain's warlocks were all that stands among the British Empire and the Soviet Union―a large area stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the seashores of the English Channel. Now each one wizard's dying is one other blow to Britain's nationwide security.
Meanwhile, a brother and sister break out from a top-secret facility deep at the back of the Iron Curtain. as soon as matters of a twisted Nazi scan to imbue usual individuals with superhuman talents, then prisoners of warfare within the significant Soviet examine attempt to reverse-engineer the Nazi expertise, they head for England.
Because that is the place former undercover agent Raybould Marsh lives. And Gretel, the mad seer, has plans for him.
As Marsh is once more drawn into the area of Milkweed, he discovers that Britain's darkest acts did not finish with the conflict. And whereas he strives to guard queen and state, he's compelled to confront his personal willingness to just accept victory at any cost.