The Fifth Column – Andrew Gross


February 1939 and Europe is on the brink of war. Charles Mossman is in a bar in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, reeling from the loss of his job and his failing marriage. Outside thousands of Nazi sympathizers are attending a hate-spewing rally. As he confronts one, Charles makes a horrendous mistake with deadly consequences.

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Two years later, Charles is released from prison and tries to reunite with his family. The US has kept out of the war for now but the pressure in the city is rising. Sympathy to the Nazi cause lay the foundations for what lies ahead.

As he tries to make amends with his wife and daughter, Charles starts to understand that surrounding them. There are forces that will use any means necessary to bring about the downfall of his nation. His daughter is befriended by a seemingly amiable Swiss couple, it brings to the surface his fears of a ‘Fifth Column’ of embedded German spies in their new neighbourhood. All Charles wants is to redeem himself as a husband and father. Sometimes a man must do questionable things to stand up for his family.


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