Bat Conroy of World Press is a born newspaperman. Like all greatest war correspondents, he regularly risks his life for a good story. No more so than when covering the Japanese invasion of China. But now, it is his reputation of getting the story first that is under attack. No matter how fast Bat gets his story into the paper, he finds Perry Lane of International Service—a reporter he has never seen in the battle zone or anywhere else for that matter—has beaten him to it.
When the biggest story of the war comes Bret’s way, his boss gives him an ultimatum: outwit Perry Lane and get the scoop first or be blackballed from ever working as a reporter again.
Bret takes on the assignment to escort the glamorous Gwen Fairington and her aunt through enemy lines to find her husband, a doctor who is saving lives of Americans caught in a city under siege, knowing that the dangerous trip is the only way to save his reputation, even if it kills him. But neither the battles of war nor the threats of his boss are as bad as the shock he has coming when he meets his nemesis, the elusive Perry Lane…
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