Solitaire : Clara Vine #5

June 1940: the first summer of the war. Berlin is being bombed and nightly blackouts suffocate the city.

Then France falls and a shadow descends. A shadow has fallen over Clara Vine’s own life, too. She is an Anglo-German woman in a country that hates England. Virulent anti-British propaganda is everywhere.

Then she is summoned to meet the Propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels who has decided that Clara should adopt a new role – as his spy — and that she must go to Paris on a mission.

Much as she dislikes the idea, Clara realises this might be the chance to find an escape route to England. But Goebbels has other ideas and soon Clara is drawn into a web that threatens to destroy her. As everything she holds dear is taken as ransom, she must fight to protect her family – and to survive…

Fabulously sophisticated entertainment

Metro

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Black Roses : Clara Vine #1

1933. War is in the air. And in Berlin one woman is torn between love, loyalty and duty …

The perfect fusion of history, suspense and high romance....the pace is relentless, the background brilliantly evoked and the sex gorgeously spiced with danger.

The Times

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The Scent of Secrets : Clara Vine #3

August, 1938. Paris is a city living on its nerves and the threat of war hangs heavy as a distant thunderstorm on a summer's day.



A brilliant tale of spies and secrets, of intense psychological drama, of edgy climax and one extraordinary heroine.

Beatriz Williams, New York Times bestselling author of A Hundred Summers

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