A thrilling adventure of an attempt by a group of Germans to reestablish themselves on a Norwegian island after WW II by gaining control of some oil deposits and wrecking the island's whaling industry. The story is told by Dick, the nephew of Stuart Dawson who had led a resistance movement on the island, Herdland, during the war. In England, Stuart is contacted and told of the chemical plant put up by the foreigners under Dr. Malmen, and of the hopes that Stuart will return to help. At first Dick is kept in the dark, but a friendly sea captain takes him to Herdland where he joins his uncle in an exciting struggle that involves a plague, explosions, a town fire and eventual justice. First rate. Moves like a Hitchcock film.