Book 1 in the trilogy.
The years are 1929 - 1934 and then 1938.
"Young American reporter Ryan Lemmon intends to savor every thrilling moment and loses himself in the dark underbelly of the German capital. Then a violent death brings him face-to-face with the growing Nazi menace. As Hitler's stranglehold further grips the nation, Ryan helps an ex-lover steal intelligence which may save innumerable lives, but only should it reach the right hands in Washington. First they must escape a nightmarish pursuit by a sadistic foe and his all-powerful Gestapo."