After the Second World War, the planet faces a new threat of destruction: Atomic warfare.
Professor Julian Conway discovers a way to make nations and people invulnerable to atomic attack. But the professor is kidnapped by power-hungry men who want to use his discovery to serve their own interests…
Gordon Craigie assigns agent Peter Ross to get the professor out of the hands of his captors, dead or alive. Ross has always been a single-minded, committed agent, but on this case, his own love affairs might get in the way. Because Ross is in love with Conway’s daughter—and with another woman, who may just be the key to the whole mystery…
Dead or Alive is the 26th book in the Department Z series, and was originally published in 1951.
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