Adolf Hitler was fascinated by the Spear of Destiny, also known as the Spear of Longinus after the Roman soldier who is said to have used it to pierce the side of Christ as he hung on the cross. Bathed in the blood of Christ, the Spear was believed to have acquired tremendous mystical power. It was also said that any leader who possessed the Spear would become invincible! More
In the mayhem and confusion of the closing months of the Second World War, the Nazis embarked on a trail of destruction to prevent the priceless treasures they had looted from falling into Allied hands. Many were lost to posterity, including the 200-year-old gold-panelled Amber Room and the Spear of Longinus, said to have been the weapon that had pierced Christ on the Cross.
Yet – what if these extraordinary treasures had not been destroyed but hidden? One old man knows the key to the mystery, and before he dies he manages to pass it on. His cryptic message sends journalist and ex-soldier Jack Cunningham on a mission to hunt down the truth. Jack does not know that the dreaded Totenkopf, the secret successor to Hitler’s SS, are watching his every move…
The Verglas File is a thrilling story of secrecy, deceit and courage in the face of Nazi fanatics who will stop at nothing.