A brand new thriller from the master storyteller set against the menacing backdrop of the Second World War and crackling with suspense and action. It is May, 1944 - a time of international tension where nothing is certain... Two weeks before D-Day, the French Resistance attack a chateau containing a telephone exchange vital to German communications - but the building is heavily guarded and the attack fails disastrously. Flick Clairet, a young British secret agent, proposes a daring new plan: she will parachute into France with an all-woman team known as the 'Jackdaws' and they will penetrate the chateau in disguise. But, unknown to Flick, Rommel has assigned a brilliant, ruthless intelligence colonel, Dieter Franck, to crush the Resistance. And Dieter is on Flick's trail...
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Ken Follett FictionUser Review - 2donald1 - Overstock.com
This is an excellently written suspence novel with great attention toperiod detail is very fastpaced & gripping in its story line. I recommendit highly to anyone who loves a good taut yarn. Read full review
Great.User Review - tazzdisco - Overstock.com
Who can resist a cute petite blond badass girl spy against the Nazis The bad guy is rather likable as well. Both the protagonist and antiprotagonist dislike the parts of their duties that require them ... Read full review