Virginia Hall is an American from Baltimore, for her France is a second home. Virginia volunteers to work with the SOE and the OSS to coordinate the response of the French Resistance with the Allies, prior to D-Day.
Vicary is a spy catcher – he does his job well until realizing that a small group of German sleeper agents trained by Abwehr officer Kurt Vogel are still in Britain. The threat is that the German agents could discover the secrets to the invasion and allow the Germans to setup a proper defense line (or call the invasion off) and the invasion would fail.
A 2006 memoir of Ms. Gilbert which chronicles her trip around the world after her divorce and takes the reader with on her journey of self discovery.