Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva is the 22nd book in the Gabriel Allon series, where the retired Israeli spy is investigating an art forgery ring
This is an exciting, fast-paced, and well-written book. Mr. Follet crafts a great espionage chase of MI5 agents on the trail of Faber
I liked the story, it’s solid even if it is predictable, and I enjoyed reading the book, I guess it’s not the Bond I’m used to.
For such a relatively short book, about a wide subject, it contains a wealth of knowledge. There is a lot of insight, accurate research, and knowledge
Alias Emma by Ava Glass was a fast read, and very enjoyable. It is more of a thriller than an espionage novel, nevertheless, I found myself engaged.
Agent Josephine is a mini-biography about Josephine Baker. The book is mainly concerned with the star’s career as a secret agent
What happens when you recruit a bunch of rogue geniuses and send them to enemy territory to save the world?
You get a great story
Vera Atkins was brilliant & effective. She fought in the SOE, answering to Churchill at great peril. Fleming based Ms. Moneypenny on her
Sara Gillepsie is her family’s sole survivor after a Nazi bombing. Leaving her home in Ireland, she goes to work in England helping the war effort.
An interesting piece of the Cold War, an espionage/cautionary tale of what happens when grey people living in a grey world start believing their own lies