G A M E O F S P
I E S
deadly web of deceit ensnares two spies with a complicated
personal history in this electrifying tale of World
Bernhardt was a naive twenty-year-old when the rakish
spymaster William Hobbs seduced her into working for
the British secret service. Now, a year later, she is
a tough and cynical operative stationed in Berlin, her
hatred of the Nazis matched only by her distrust of the
man who abandoned her to the whims of MI6.
with discovering Hitler’s plans for invading
France, Eva unearths what appears to be a vital piece of
information. What she doesn’t realize is that the
Germans know she is a spy and are using her to mislead
the Allies. It is up to Hobbs to rescue Eva and prevent
a military disaster. Standing in his way are her seething
resentment and two of the Gestapo’s most sinister
one astonishing plot twist to the next, A Game of Spies
is a riveting story of cloak-and-dagger intrigue
in the tradition of Eric Ambler and John le Carré.
Game of Spies" ranks with the best espionage thrillers.
and refreshingly literate, a superior thriller. This
is an impressive achievement: a book full of stunning
action set pieces that also manages to maintain a distinctly
powerful historical spy tale that never slows down...
a deadly game of trump. Fans of the genre will want
to read this superb World War II novel that brings
the era alive.
—Midwest Book Review
thrillers ought to be and seldom are.
and lean and filled with action... First-rate.
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