A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax
"Mrs. Pollifax gives Agatha Christie's Miss Marple a rival to reckon with."
A secret agent like no other, Mrs. Pollifax was leading a very full life: Garden Club, karate, yoga--and a little spying now and then. This time the mysterious Mr. Carstairs sent her to Switzerland--to a famous health resort where the world's intelligence agents had gathered. Her mission: to track down a missing package of plutonium--just enough to make a small atomic bomb. It was a job that suited Mrs. Pollifax's talents. She's good with people and even better at sniffing out their secrets. But it was not until she became enchanted with Robin, the young jewel thief, that her new adventure really began....
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing
Mrs. Pollifax, that intrepid senior citizen who works for the CIA, is sent to a Swiss medical clinic to investigate stolen plutonium. Once there, she befriends a young boy who appears to be mortally ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jean_Sexton - LibraryThing
One of the things that I like Mrs. Pollifax is that she evaluates each person on his or her "self," not by ethnicity or religion. It wasn't all that common when the books were written. In this fourth ... Read full review