Robert McCurdy served as senior house legal counsel to a large Florida hospital and health care system for 30 years prior to his retirement in 2005. Before becoming an attorney, he practiced pharmacy in community drug stores, hospitals and military healthcare facilities. During his legal career, he authored numerous articles dealing with healthcare law, and served as writer and producer for healthcare educational films.
Mountain Tiger is the fifth book in the Jim Colling Adventure Series.
The series, in order, includes: Dog Robber, Rat Line, Ram’s Horn and White Eagle. Some of the events in Rat Line are drawn from Mr. McCurdy’s experiences as an enlisted man in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Germany during the Cold War years of early 1960’s. He lives with his wife in Cape Coral, Florida.
World War II has just ended, and in the chaos of Postwar Germany, Private Jim Colling finds that the occupation affords opportunities for significant financial gain to a resourceful American soldier with the ability to speak the local language. Elizabeth Hamilton, a beautiful American civilian, enlists his aid to rescue her relatives from Soviet-controlled Poland, Colling reluctantly agrees. So begins the Jim Colling Adventure Series. Don't miss the rest of the Jim Colling Adventure Series!
In this sixth novel of the Jim Colling series, Colling finds himself in unfamiliar terrain, undertaking the rescue of a family member being held for ransom by Communist insurgents. Employing his talent for audacious deception to make his way deep into the domain of Soviet State Security, he begins to realize that he might have overplayed his hand, and that this could be his final mission.
World War II has been over for three years, and Jim Colling anticipates settling down to a quiet life and a civilian career. When an attempt is made by Soviet agents to assassinate him, he and his new wife are forced into hiding, and Colling must seek help from an old friend, intelligence officer Lieutenant Colonel Quarles, in an effort to prevent further attacks.
It is 1951, and the Korean War is in its second year. Called back to active duty, Jim Colling accepts the offer of a direct commission, with assignment to Signal Corps intelligence in Europe. On arriving in Germany, he discovers that he will be working for the CIA, his first assignment, to enter Soviet-occupied Poland and rescue the wife and children of a Polish officer turned informant.
World War II has been over for 2 years, and the Iron Curtain is firmly in place between East and West. Tech-four Jim Colling, a member of the U.S. occupation force in Germany, is looking forward to settling into civilian life with his beautiful fiancee. However, when an American Air Force bomber with A-bomb secrets goes down over the USSR, Colling must arrange his escape from a former Nazi camp.
World War II has just ended, and in the chaos of Postwar Germany, Private Jim Colling finds that the occupation affords opportunities for significant financial gain to a resourceful American soldier with the ability to speak the local language. Elizabeth Hamilton, a beautiful American civilian, enlists his aid to rescue her relatives from Soviet-controlled Poland, Colling reluctantly agrees.