Author Forsyth, Frederick, 1938-
Title The shepherd / Frederick Forsyth
Imprint New York : Bantam Books, 1992
Description 80 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Summary It is Christmas Eve, 1957. Flying home, on leave from Germany, he is alone in the cockpit of the Vampire. Sixty-six minutes of flying time, with the descent and landing — destination Lakenheath. No problem, all routine procedures.
Then, out over the North Sea, the fog begins to close in. Radio contact ceases and the compass goes haywire. Suddenly, out of the mist, appears a World War II bomber. It is flying just below the Vampire, as if trying to make
Frederick Forsyth is the author of a number of bestselling novels including The Day of the Jackel, The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Devil’s Alternative and The Fourth Protocol, but this short novella, written as a Christmas present for his wife, is a short and sweet, suspenseful Christmas story that will become an annual present for many readers.
Subject Air pilots — Fiction
Aeronautics — Fiction