Day of Judgment Author:Jack Higgins Spring 1963. President Kennedy is about to empark on a historic visit to divided Berlin. In an atempt to undermine his good-will tour, the East German Intelligence network has kidnaped Father Sean Conlin. A stubborn old Irishman, staunch opponent of Communism, and man of extraordinary moral and emotional strength, he is also a key figure in a ... more »successful underground community thtat for years has been smuggling refugees into the West.
Conlin is imprisoned in a fortress fifty miles inside the East German border. There, with the help of Harry Van Buren, the world's leading specialist in "thought reform," the Communists intend to use the priest to humilate the Presidednt and his allies in the Free World.
Only a brilliant plan, conceived in Washington, London, Vatican City, and Berlin, and involving the talents of many dedicated people-among them six Lutheran monks, an American Jesuit, a battle-hardedned English major, and a young woman doctor who had unknowingly aided the Communist plot-can stop this asault. And only Jack Higgens could narrate this tale with the dramatic flair that has made him the leading suspense novelist of our time.« less