“Gauntlet delivers human drama on an epic scale. . . This is non-fiction that reads like fiction.”

   -- Iris Chang, author of The Rape of Nanking: the Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

”Rigorously researched. . . A thrilling cliffhanger, which confirms on its every page
that true life can trump the greatest fiction”

   -- Lt. Col. Eduard Stehlik, PhD., Assistant Director, Military Historical Institute, Czech Republic

“Historical detail, engrossing suspense and . . . lessons that hold true for today.”
   -- Dr. Christian F. Ostermann, Author of Uprising in East Germany, 1953
   and Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Cold War International History Project.

“An absolutely extraordinary book . . . a multi-layered thriller, [that] combines meticulous historical accuracy with the art of storytelling.”
   -- Ivan Passer, award-winning film director of “Intimate Lighting,” “Cutter’s Way,” and

Copyright © 2006 Barbara Masin