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One woman's war : a novel of the real Miss Moneypenny  Cover Image Book Book

One woman's war : a novel of the real Miss Moneypenny / Christine Wells.

Wells, Christine, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0063111802
  • ISBN: 9780063111806
  • Physical Description: 354, 20 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022].

Content descriptions

General Note:
"P.S. insights, interviews & more..."--Page 4 of cover.
Summary, etc.:
"World War II London: When Victoire "Paddy" Bennett first walks into the Admiralty's Room 39, home to the Intelligence Division, all the bright and lively young woman expects is a secretarial position to the charismatic Commander Ian Fleming. But soon her job is so much more, and when Fleming proposes a daring plot to deceive the Germans about Allied invasion plans he requests the newlywed Paddy's help. She jumps at the chance to work as an agent in the field, even after the operation begins to affect her marriage. But could doing her duty for King and country come at too great a cost? Socialite Friedl Stöttinger is a beautiful Austrian double agent determined to survive in wartime England, which means working for MI-5, investigating fifth column activity among the British elite at parties and nightclubs. But Friedl has a secret--some years before, she agreed to work for German Intelligence and spy on the British. When her handler at MI-5 proposes that she work with Serbian agent, Dusko Popov, Friedl falls hopelessly in love with the dashing spy. And when her intelligence work becomes fraught with danger, she must choose whether to remain loyal to the British and risk torture and execution by the Nazis, or betray thousands of men to their deaths. Soon, the lives of these two extraordinarily brave women will collide, as each travels down a road of deception and danger leading to one of the greatest battles of World War II.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Women > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Fiction.
Women spies > Fiction.
Women intelligence officers > Fiction.
Espionage > Great Britain > History > Fiction.
Genre: Spy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

Available copies

  • 6 of 8 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.

Holds

  • 2 current holds with 8 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ridgefield Library F WELLS (Text) 34010154191315 Adult New Fiction Available -

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