Louise's Gamble

Louise's Gamble

Large Print - 2013
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1942, Washington DC. Young widow Louise Pearlie is now a chief file clerk at the legendary OSS, the precursor to the CIA, and enjoying being an independent, working woman despite wartime privations. But a casual friendship struck up with Alessa di Luca, a secretive war refugee, sucks Louise into a dangerous game of mafia bosses, Nazi spies, banished royalty and Sicilian aristocracy—placing not only her job, but her life, in jeopardy. (mystery & detective).

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Young widow Louise Pearlie becomes embroiled in a perilous game of mafia bosses, Nazi spies and banished royalty in this wartime novel of suspense - 1942, Washington DC. Young widow Louise Pearlie is now a chief file clerk at the legendary OSS, the precursor to the CIA, and enjoying being an independent, working woman despite wartime privations. But a casual friendship struck up with Alessa di Luca, a secretive war refugee, sucks Louise into a dangerous game of mafia bosses, Nazi spies, banished royalty and Sicilian aristocracy – placing not only her job, but her life, in jeopardy . . .


1942, Washington DC. Young widow Louise Pearlie is now a chief file clerk at the legendary OSS, the precursor to the CIA, and enjoying being an independent, working woman despite wartime privations. But a casual friendship struck up with Alessa di Luca, a secretive war refugee, sucks Louise into a dangerous game of mafia bosses, Nazi spies, banished royalty and Sicilian aristocracy – placing not only her job, but her life, in jeopardy . . .

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& Taylor

In 1942 Washington, D.C., Louise Pearlie, chief file clerk at the OSS, befriends war refugee Alessa di Luca, who leads Louise down a deadly path lined with Nazi spies, Mafia bosses, and the Sicilian aristocracy.

Publisher: Sutton ; New York : Severn House Large Print, 2013
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780727896407
0727896407
Branch Call Number: F
F
Characteristics: 319 p. (large print) ; 23 cm

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