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Shining through

Author: Susan Isaacs
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, 1990, ©1988.
Series: G.K. Hall large print book series
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a smooth blend of romantic fiction and spy thriller ... a Cinderella story with a contemporary twist. Linda Voss is a 31-year-old secretary to the dreamiest looking man on Wall Street, international lawyer John Berringer, with whom she is secretly and hopelessly in love: she is a poor girl from Queens, and he boasts an Ivy League background along with his perfect profile. When circumstances lead to their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romantic suspense fiction
Spy stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Isaacs
ISBN: 0816147558 9780816147557 0816147566 9780816147564
OCLC Number: 20422109
Description: 563 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: G.K. Hall large print book series
Responsibility: Susan Isaacs.

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This is a smooth blend of romantic fiction and spy thriller ... a Cinderella story with a contemporary twist. Linda Voss is a 31-year-old secretary to the dreamiest looking man on Wall Street, international lawyer John Berringer, with whom she is secretly and hopelessly in love: she is a poor girl from Queens, and he boasts an Ivy League background along with his perfect profile. When circumstances lead to their unlikely marriage, however, sexual fireworks keep them together. As World War II engulfs Europe, the Berringers move to Washington, where both become involved in undercover work for the COI, soon to become the OSS. Heartbreak, plus a feeling of kinship for the victims of Nazism, leads Linda, whose childhood was spent in a German-speaking household, to volunteer for a dangerous mission in Berlin. There, events tumble her into heroic action. Isaacs's depiction of daily life in wartime Germany rings with accurate detail, as does her picture of the American espionage organization and of the psychological orientation of the people who made up its ranks. (From Publisher's Weekly review).

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