Susan Elia MacNeal is the Barry Award–winning and Edgar, Dilys, and Macavity Award–nominated author of the Maggie Hope mysteries, including Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, Princess Elizabeth’s Spy, His Majesty’s Hope, and The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent. She lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with her husband and child.
The WWII Downing St. setting is fascinating, full of interesting historical details. The clunky writing, though, undermined my enjoyment of the story (which is also a bit clunky in... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Directrice
Maggie Hope is a young woman living in a unfamiliar city at the start of a war who ends up uncovering a web of plans -- acts of terrorism -- intended to undermine British morale. Read morePublished 9 days ago by J.H.Bailey
The concept was solid and the story interesting. There was a lot of effort at developing backstories that slowed the pace, especially in the first half of the book, but it picked... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Tamir Waser
I read half of this book. It is poorly written and contains too many incorrect historical terms for me to continue. The term duvet was not in common use in the USA in 1940. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Mr. Michael E. Binstead
This story begins with Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill being sworn in as Britain's new Prime Minister just as WWII is beginning. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Trula