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Playing it safe

Weaver, Ashley (author.).

Summary: As the Blitz continues to ravage London, Ellie McDonnell--formerly a safecracking thief, but currently determined to stay on the straight and narrow to help her country--is approached by British Intelligence officer Major Ramsey with a new assignment. She is to travel under an assumed identity to the port city of Sunderland and there await further instructions. In his usual infuriating way, the Major has left her task as vague and mysterious as possible. Ellie, ever-ready to aid her country, heads north, her safecracking tools in tow. But before she can rendezvous with the major, she witnesses an unnatural death. A man falls dead in the street in front of her, with a note clutched in his hand. Ellie's instincts tell her that the man's death is connected in some way to her mission. Soon, Ellie and the major are locked in a battle of wits and a race against time with an unknown and deadly adversary, and a case that leads them to a possible Nazi counterfeiting operation. With bombs dropping on the city and a would-be assassin shadowing their every move, it will take all of Ellie's resourcefulness and Major Ramsey's fortitude to unmask the spymaster and avert disastrous consequences--for England and for their own lives.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781250885883
  • ISBN: 1250885876
  • ISBN: 9781250885876
  • Physical Description: 262 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2023.
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Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Murder Investigation Fiction
Thieves Fiction
Women spies Fiction
Intelligence officers Fiction
England Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Thieves Fiction
Lock picking Fiction
Women private investigators Fiction
Spy stories
England Fiction
Genre: Novels.
Spy fiction.
War fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Cozy mysteries.
Mystery fiction.
War fiction.
Spy fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.

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