Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante: A Maggie Hope Mystery

Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante: A Maggie Hope Mystery Author Susan Elia MacNeal
ISBN-10 0804178704
ISBN-13 9780804178709
Year 2015-10-27
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher Bantam
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this riveting mystery fromSusan Elia MacNeal Englands most daring spy Maggie Hope travels across the pond to America where a looming scandal poses a grave threat to the White House and the Allied cause December 1941 Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor Winston Churchill arrives in Washington D C along with special agent Maggie Hope Posing as his typist she is accompanying the prime minister as he meets with President Roosevelt to negotiate the United States entry into World War II When one of the First Ladys aides is mysteriously murdered Maggie is quickly drawn into Mrs Roosevelts inner circleas ER herself is implicated in the crime Maggie knows she must keep the investigation quiet so she employs her unparalleled skills at code breaking and espionage to figure out who would target Mrs Roosevelt and why What Maggie uncovers is a shocking conspiracy that could jeopardize American support for the war and leave the fate of the world hanging dangerously in the balance Praise for Mrs Roosevelts Confidante MacNeal paints an engrossing portrait of a country on the verge of war with many laws suspended and prejudice rifea world not that much different from today Kirkus Reviews MacNeals fifth Maggie Hope mystery is another solidly researched entry with the indomitable Maggie in top form Booklist Another winner filled both with fact and marvelous fiction Maggie is a wonderful character with the strength and determination as well as intelligence to make her a resourceful spy RT Book Reviews MacNeals images and characters are true to the time and the resonance of several of the subplots with current events deepen the impact of the tale MacNeal is to be commended for her skillful weaving of racial and gender issues into an already complex political picture Theres a tremendous amount of world and U S history in this delightful volume Historical Novels Review Addictive MacNeal paints convincing portraitures of the Roosevelts and other real life historical figures The author continues to tackle heady issues while giving us a beloved heroine to root for Wrought with peril and tension and extraordinarily rich in detail and research Hopes latest adventure will not disappoint fans of the series Fredericksburg Free LanceStarPraise for the bestselling Maggie Hope mysteriesYoull be Maggie Hopes loyal subject ready to follow her wherever she goes O The Oprah Magazine A stellar series Minneapolis Star TribuneA treat for WWII buffs and mystery lovers alike Booklist

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