In 1942 three young women are parachuted into the Dordogne to work for a Special Operations Executive network. Theri leader is Harry Bailey, a young man who loves one of them and fears for them all.
Paulette, the passionately committed Frenchwoman, who never forgets her need for revenge against the Germans...down-to-earth Vi, motivated by an unselfish sense of obligation...Jenny, the least committed of the three, and the one who must find the most courage.
As the months of dangerous waiting turn at last into active combat behind enemy lines as D-Day approaches, the three heroine's story moves to its unforgettable climax.
Ted Allbeury was a lieutenant-colonel in the Intelligence Corps during World War II, and later a successful executive in the fields of marketing, advertising and radio. He began his writing career in the early 1970s and became well known for his espionage novels, but also published one highly-praised general novel, THE CHOICE, and a short story collection, OTHER KINDS OF TREASON. His novels have been published in twenty-three languages, including Russian. He died on 4th December 2005.
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