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“A nonfiction mystery.”—The Wall Side road Journal
From the world over bestselling writer of the “gripping” (Michael Connelly, #1 New York Occasions bestselling writer) Into the Lion’s Mouth comes the peculiar actual tale of Odette Sansom, the British undercover agent who operated in occupied France and fell in love along with her commanding officer all through Global Warfare II—best for lovers of Unbroken, The Nightingale, and Code Girls.
The 12 months is 1942, and Global Warfare II is in complete swing. Odette Sansom makes a decision to apply in her Warfare hero father’s footsteps through turning into an SOE agent to help Britain and her liked place of birth, France. 5 failed makes an attempt and one aircraft crash later, she in any case lands in occupied France to start her venture. It’s right here that she meets her commanding officer Captain Peter Churchill.
As they effectively entire venture after venture, Peter and Odette fall in love. All of the at the same time as, They’re being hunted through the crafty German mystery police sergeant, Hugo Bleicher, who in any case succeeds in shooting them. They’re despatched to Paris’s Fresnes jail, and from there to focus camps in Germany the place They’re starved, overwhelmed, and tortured. However within the face of melancholy, they by no means surrender desire, their love for each and every different, or the whereabouts in their colleagues.
In Code Title: Lise, Larry Loftis paints a portrait of actual braveness, patriotism, and love—of 2 extremely heroic individuals who persevered inconceivable horrors and degradations. He seamlessly weaves in combination the touching romance among Odette and Peter and the exciting cat and mouse sport among them and Sergeant Bleicher. With this superb testomony to the human spirit, Loftis proves as soon as once more that he’s adept at writing “nonfiction that reads like a web page-turning novel” (Parade).