The prime minister's secret agent: a Maggie Hope Novel

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER &; For fans of Jacqueline Winspear, Charles Todd, and Anne Perry comes a gripping mystery featuring intrepid spy and code breaker Maggie Hope. This time, the fallout of a deadly plot comes straight to her own front door.   World War II rages on across Europe, but Maggie Hope has finally found a moment of rest on the pastoral coast of western Scotland. Home from an undercover mission in Berlin, she settles down to teach at her old spy training camp, and to heal from scars on both her body and heart. Yet instead of enjoying the quieter pace of life, Maggie is quickly drawn into another web of danger and intrigue. When three ballerinas fall strangely ill in Glasgow&;including one of Maggie&;s dearest friends&;Maggie partners with MI-5 to uncover the truth behind their unusual symptoms. What she finds points to a series of poisonings that may expose shocking government secrets and put countless British lives at stake. But it&;s the fight brewing in the Pacific that will forever change the course of the war&;and indelibly shape Maggie&;s fate.Praise for The Prime Minister&;s Secret Agent   &;[A] stellar series . . . [Susan Elia] MacNeal has written an impeccably researched, wonderfully engaging story.&;&;Minneapolis Star Tribune   &;A treat for WWII buffs and mystery lovers alike.&;&;Booklist   &;[MacNeal] seamlessly mixes fact and fiction.&;&;Publishers Weekly   &;Splendid . . . riveting . . . The research is complete and fascinating. . . . The scenes are so detailed that readers will feel as if they are next to the characters and listening to them speaking.&;&;RT Book Reviews (Top Pick)   &;Fans of Jacqueline Winspear and Charles Todd will feast on this riveting series chronicling Britain&;s own &;Greatest Generation.&; MacNeal&;s research and gift for dialogue shine through on every page, transporting the reader to Churchill&;s inner circle. The Prime Minister&;s Secret Agent is both top-drawer historical fiction and mystery in its finest hour.&;&;Julia Spencer-Fleming, New York Times bestselling author of Through the Evil Days   Praise for Susan Elia MacNeal&;s Maggie Hope mysteries   &;You&;ll be [Maggie Hope&;s] loyal subject, ready to follow her wherever she goes.&;&;O: The Oprah Magazine   &;A heart-pounding novel peopled with fully drawn real and fictional characters . . . provides the thrills that readers have come to expect from MacNeal.&;&;Richmond Times-Dispatch, on His Majesty&;s Hope   &;With false starts, double agents, and red herrings . . . MacNeal provides a vivid view of life both above and below stairs at Windsor Castle.&;&;Publishers Weekly, on Princess Elizabeth&;s Spy
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Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Electronic books
FICTION -- Mystery & Detective -- General
FICTION -- Mystery & Detective -- Women Sleuths
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction
Historical
Historical fiction
Mystery Fiction
Mystery fiction
Scotland
Spy stories
Traditional British
Undercover operations
Undercover operations -- Fiction
Women Sleuths
Women spies
Women spies -- Fiction
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Scotland -- Fiction
title_displayThe prime minister's secret agent
title_fullThe Prime Minister's Secret Agent
The prime minister's secret agent / Susan Elia MacNeal
The prime minister's secret agent : a Maggie Hope Novel / Susan Elia Macneal
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FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
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Historical
Historical Fiction
Mystery
Mystery & Detective
Thriller
Traditional British
Undercover operations
Women Sleuths
Women spies
World War, 1939-1945