The Bullet Garden: An Earl Swagger Novel (Hardcover)
July, 1944: The lush, rolling hills of Normandy are dotted with a new feature—German snipers. From their vantage points, they pick off hundreds of Allied soldiers every day, bringing the D-Day invasion to its knees. It’s clear that someone is tipping off these snipers with the locations of American GIs, but who? And how?
General Eisenhower demands his intelligence service to find the best shot in the Allied military to counter this deadly SS operation. Enter Pacific hero Earl Swagger, assigned this crucial and bloody mission. With crosshairs on his back, Swagger can’t trust anyone as he infiltrates the shadowy corners of London and France for answers.
From “a true master at the pinnacle of his craft” (Jack Carr, author of the Terminal List series), The Bullet Garden is an electrifying historical thriller that is sure to become a classic.
— Booklist (starred review)
“Terrific writing, amusing literary references, fascinating gun lore, and intense action scenes help make this one of Hunter’s best. Established fans and newcomers alike will be enthralled.”
— Publishers Weekly
"An electrifying historical thriller that is sure to become a classic."
— The Real Book Spy
“Stephen Hunter’s THE BULLET GARDEN is a thriller with an awesome mix of humor, intrigue and descriptive writing that makes hairs on your neck stand at attention.”
— Ballistic Magazine