A World War II Novel of Suspense
Severn House Publishers, Hardcover, 9780727880406, 194pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2011
The first in a new series from the author of the Simon Shaw books - 1942. Louise Pearlie, a young widow, has come to Washington DC to work as a clerk for the legendary OSS, the precursor to the CIA. When, while filing, she discovers a document concerning the husband of a college friend, Rachel Bloch, a young French Jewish woman she is desperately worried about Louise realizes she may be able to help get Rachel out of Vichy France. But then a colleague whose help Louise has enlisted is murdered, and she realizes she is on her own, unable to trust anyone . . .