In World War II Latvia, Kārlis Pērkons and his friends pray Hitler will invade! No one else has stepped up to save the small Baltic country from Stalin's reign of terror.
The end of the war finds the Latvian Legion on the losing side, but Kārlis escapes a life behind the Iron Curtain. Fifty years pass, Kãrlis outlives the hated Soviet regime and returns to Latvia to seek the family's buried treasure.
His nemesis, however, a now-retired KGB agent who’s been living in Karlis’s confiscated family estate, challenges him yet again. When the tenant turns up dead, Karlis is accused of murder.
A Latvian Tale of Blood & Treasure
The Linden Tree & the Legionnaire
Fresh-perspective historical fiction told in 12 riveting volumes,
inspired and illustrated by war artist Kārlis Smiltens.