In this latest riveting mystery from "New York Times" bestselling author Susan Elia MacNeal, England's most daring spy, Maggie Hope, travels across the pond to America, where a looming scandal poses a grave threat to the White House and the Allied cause.
December 1941. Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, D.C., along with special agent Maggie Hope. Posing as his typist, she is accompanying the prime minister as he meets with President Roosevelt to negotiate the United States entry into World War II. When one of the First Lady's aides is mysteriously murdered, Maggie is quickly drawn into Mrs. Roosevelt's inner circle as ER herself is implicated in the crime. Maggie knows she must keep the investigation quiet, so she employs her unparalleled skills at code breaking and espionage to figure out who would target Mrs. Roosevelt, and why. What Maggie uncovers is a shocking conspiracy that could jeopardize American support for the war and leave the fate of the world hanging dangerously in the balance.
Praise for the bestselling Maggie Hope mysteries
You ll be Maggie Hope s] loyal subject, ready to follow her wherever she goes. "O: The Oprah Magazine"
A] stellar series. Minneapolis" Star Tribune"
A treat for WWII buffs and mystery lovers alike. "Booklist.
About the Author
Susan Elia MacNeal is the Barry Award winning and Edgar, Dilys, and Macavity Award nominated author of the Maggie Hope mysteries, including "Mr. Churchill s Secretary, Princess Elizabeth s Spy, His Majesty s Hope, "and" The Prime Minister s Secret Agent." She lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with her husband and child."