Government girl Louise Pearlie is forced into a role of lies and deception in this gripping and atmospheric 1940s spy thriller set in wartime Washington.
Sarah R. Shaber is the author of five previous mysteries in the popular 'Simon Shaw' series. The first won the St. Martin's Malice Domestic Contest for Best First Traditional Mystery. Sarah lives in North Carolina with her husband and children.
Shaber does a fine job portraying the plight of alien residents in wartime Washington, besides conveying the hectic atmosphere of a city whose resources are stretched to the limit by an influx of new workers * Publishers Weekly Starred Review *