Publisher's Summary

On the eve of D-Day, a British secret agent with unique powers goes behind Nazi lines.
Michael Gallatin is a British spy with a peculiar talent: the ability to transform himself into a wolf. Although his work in North Africa helped the Allies win the continent in the early days of World War II, he quit the service when a German spy shot his lover in her bed. Now, three years later, the army asks him to end his retirement and parachute into occupied Paris. A mysterious German plan called the Iron Fist threatens the D-Day invasion, and the Nazi in charge is the spy who betrayed Michael’s lover. The werewolf goes to France for king and country, hoping for a chance at bloody vengeance.
©1989 The McCammon Corporation (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"Simon Prebble's elegant narration adds dignity to a potentially tawdry premise: a British spy in Nazi-occupied Europe during WWII who is secretly a werewolf. As it turns out, McCammon's storyline is surprisingly plausible, and Prebble persuasively voices the spy's tortured introspection about his identity as well as the horrors of the Nazi regime…. Prebble articulates a wide range of characters--from a beautiful French Resistance warrior to a sneering Nazi officer--with just enough color to distinguish them. Also notable are Prebble's voices for the spy's fellow werewolves and his perfect pacing as the spy is almost cornered." ( AudioFile)
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4 out of 5 stars
By The Lazy Book Reviewer on 13-01-2016

The Master Delivers Again

Robert MacCammon is a living legend and the Wolf's Hour is another top notch read. Take a Werewolf chuck it in the middle of WWII add a Nazi Plot and you have the ingredients for a top notch action packed read full of intrigue and thrills.

The author puts a great spin on the Werewolf genre and the back story of our hero is just as engrossing as the main narrative. The characters are great and I really loved the villains they where straight out of a Indiana Jones flick. So if you are looking for a supernatural World War II read that is entertaining from the get go then this is your books.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Baron on 13-02-2015

Bloody Great,,

Enjoyed every minute, this writer is a master and listing to this audio book is like being there, great job

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5 out of 5 stars
By LRoger01 on 08-02-2015

Engrossing story

It made me feel like I was sitting around a campfire listening to a master storyteller. Clear, limited characters and easy to follow flashbacks made the story simpe to follow. Narration was perfect. Even the female voices sounded right. If you like WWII stories don't let the wolf twist keep you from this one.

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Bill on 09-06-2015

McCammon man, McCammon!!

Any additional comments?

If Jason Bourne and rabid Lassie had a love child on the set of The Dirty Dozen directed by John Woo, this is what you’d get.


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4 out of 5 stars
By sarahmoose2000 on 20-03-2015

WWII Werewolf

It sounds like a daft premise, a werewolf spy trying to beat the Germans, but it was actually a great listen.

Michael is a British spy trying to find out what operation Iron Fist is. The story goes back and forth between his early years as a werewolf and the current situation working with the resistance. I enjoyed the werewolf parts as the war sections were quite harrowing, particularly the concentration camps.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Mr. K. Leyland on 22-12-2014

A British spy with a secret...

Where does The Wolf's Hour rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is my favourite novel of all time, I first read it around 20 years ago, and even now it keeps me gripped to every page. However, the narrator doesn't hold the suspense very well and his characterisation of each character never changes, even from male to female or accents from different countries, which I found a huge let down

Who was your favorite character and why?

Michael Gallatin...A British spy with a secret

Any additional comments?

This novel is crying out to be made into a Hollywood movie, with the strength of the lead character this could be a huge success...

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