The second of two classic police thrillers featuring detective Nick Miller, set in London's seedy underworld.
After a long night on the job, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is on his way home - only to become the first policeman at the scene of a young woman's mysterious suicide. What's odd is that it appears she tried to conceal her identity before doing herself in.
Miller follows a hazardous trail to find the powerful man responsible for the girl's fate, only to watch him walk out of court a free man. But the dead girl's father swears to exact justice with or without the law on his side...
Jack Higgins was a soldier and then a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. `The Eagle has Landed' turned him into an international bestselling author and his novels have since sold over 250 million copies and been translated into sixty languages. Many of his titles have also been made into successful films