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Ada Public Library ROB (Text) 33500013343835 New Available -
Crookston Public Library ROB (Text) 33500013343827 New Checked out 03/17/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593102145
  • ISBN: 0593102142
  • Physical Description: 342 pages : map ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a readers guide.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references pages ([341] - 342).
Summary, etc.:
"France, March 1944. Virginia Hall wasn't like the other young society women back home in Baltimore - she never wanted the debutante ball or silk gloves. Instead, she traded a safe life for adventure in Europe, and when her beloved second home is thrust into the dark days of war, she leaps in headfirst. Once she's recruited as an Allied spy, subverting the Nazis becomes her calling. But even the most cunning agent can be bested, and in wartime trusting the wrong person can prove fatal. Virginia is haunted every day by the betrayal that ravaged her first operation, and will do everything in her power to avenge the brave people she lost. While her future is anything but certain, this time more than ever Virginia knows that failure is not an option. Especially when she discovers what-and whom-she's truly protecting."--Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 February #1
    Robuck's (The House of Hawthorne, 2015) latest is inspired by the courageous true story of Virginia Hall Goillot, an American spy during WWII. Readers first meet Virginia in the summer of 1926, as she begins her studies in Paris, a city she fell in love with as a girl. By 1944, Virginia's life has changed more than she could have imagined. Disguised as an old woman, she aims to be invisible as she moves through the French countryside working to undermine and destroy the Nazis. Virginia and her networks wait for coded messages each night and long for the news of D-Day. Haunted by her past, Virginia summons the strength to move forward despite the trauma of war and her prosthetic leg. In every safe house in each new town, she keeps her distance from others, but is grateful for the people willing to risk their lives to help her, forming bonds stronger than blood. Full of heart, this is a harrowing tale of survival and bravery during one of the world's darkest times. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Erika Robuck is the national bestselling author of Receive Me Falling, Hemingway's Girl, Call Me Zelda, Fallen Beauty, and The House of Hawthorne. She is a contributor to the anthology Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion and to the Writer's Digest essay collection, Author in Progress. In 2014, Robuck was named Annapolis&; Author of the Year, and she resides there with her husband and three sons.

Subject: Goillot, Virginia, 1906-1982 > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Women spies > United States > Fiction.
Intelligence officers > United States > Fiction.
Goillot, Virginia, 1906-1982.
Genre: Fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Spy fiction.
Biographical fiction.
War fiction.

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