Ride a Pale Horse

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G.K. Hall, 1985 - Fiction - 491 pages
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Weaves a web of suspense and intrigue, as Washington journalist Karen Cornell, assigned to cover an international peace convention in Prague, becomes caught up in an adventure of political assassination and murder

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User Review  - BonnieJune54 - LibraryThing

The author was born in 1907 and I'm afraid it shows .While it's not unbelievable that an amateur finding herself in a nest of spies would later take a backseat to the professionals, I've read enough ... Read full review


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Helen MacInnes was born in Glasgow, Scotland on October 7, 1907. In 1928, she received a degree in French and German from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. She later studied at University College in London and worked as a librarian. She got married in 1932, moved to New York in 1937, and became an American citizen in 1952. In 1939, she began writing suspense novels and won the Columbia Prize for Literature in 1966. Many of her novels were adapted into movies including Above Suspicion, Assignment in Brittany, The Venetian Affair, and The Salzburg Connection. She died from the effects of a stroke on September 30, 1985 at the age of 77.

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