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Read the USA Today bestseller from the author of Roses, a “sumptuous, full-bodied, and emotional” novel about five young spies embedded among the highest Nazi ranks in occupied Paris (Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling author of Tony’s Wife).

At the height of World War II, a handful of idealistic young Americans receive a mysterious letter from the government, asking them if they are willing to fight for their country. The men and women from very different backgrounds-a Texan athlete with German roots, an upper-crust son of a French mother and a wealthy businessman, a dirt-poor Midwestern fly fisherman, an orphaned fashion designer, and a ravishingly beautiful female fencer-all answer the call of duty, but each for a secret reason of her or his own. They bond immediately, in a group code-named Dragonfly.

Thus begins a dramatic cat-and-mouse game, as the group seeks to stay under the radar until a fatal misstep leads to the capture and the firing-squad execution of one of their team. But…is everything as it seems, or is this one more elaborate act of spycraft?

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Anonymous says:

Meacham has done it again – another marvelous book! Leila Meacham has done it again, this time creating a brilliant romp through history, with beautifully described characters which readers feel they know well; and by the end of the book, they do know them well, having been engrossed participants in the events so marvelously described in perfect English, with a little German and French thrown in. Meacham takes us on a harrying ride through the horrors of Hitler’s madness of World War II and stirs memories of those of us who are old enough to…

Anonymous says:

What a book!

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