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To Do or Die

Treachery and valour in the Second World War

As Hitler’s armies march across Europe, Eddie Dawson, an explosives expert and lance-corporal in the Royal Engineers, is sent to France on an assessment mission.

His task completed, he anticipates an early return to Britain. Instead, he’s sent to German territory where the French have launched an ill-advised invasion. Dawson’s demolition skills are needed to clear a minefield.

Within hours everything goes wrong. Dawson and a fellow sapper are caught on the wrong side of the front line. Their obvious escape route blocked, they head north, but their troubles have only just begun…

To Do or Die is the first in a series of exciting adventure novels from James Barrington, writing as Max Adams. Set in the Second World War, a time of heroes, outlandish bravery and brutal hand-to-hand combat, they are sure to enthral fans of Band of Brothers, James Holland and Iain Gale.

‘[An] absorbing story… [James Barrington] knows his stuff.’ – The Historical Novels Review

The Eddie Dawson novels

  1. To Do or Die
  2. Right and Glory
  3. Operation XD

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