Above Suspicion

Above Suspicion

by Helen Macinnes

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Overview

Richard and Frances Myles are preparing for their annual European summer vacation in 1939 when they are visited at their Oxford college by old friend Peter Galt, who has a seemingly simple job for them.  But in the heightened atmosphere of pre-war Europe, nobody is above suspicion, in fact the husband and wife are being carefully monitored by shadowy figures.

Above Suspicion was MacInnes’ breakthrough book, a bestseller published in 1941 and released as a movie in 1943, directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray.

“Hide and seek with death - in the shadow of terror... The hallmarks of a MacInnes novel of suspense are as individual and as clearly stamped as a Hitchcock thriller.” -The New York Times

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Characters are easy to love.” – The Celebrity Café

“Helen MacInnes has been called the Queen of Spy Writers, and after reading Titan Press’ re-release of Above Suspicion and Pray For a Brave Heart, I can see why.” – Nerd in Babeland

“I found myself gripped by Above Suspicion and the depth of MacInness’s story, charmed by her natural ability to ease through genres; scenes were at times humorous, frustrating, exciting, and romantic as the adventure progressed. Her confidence as a writer and her bold determination bring a certain invigoration to the novel, making it a well-rounded spy story steeped in the detailed history of pre-war Europe.” – Literary Inkling

“It's a story that dives in within 10 pages, and generally doesn't stop until the very end. It's truly like a great Bond movie.” – Fruitless Pursuits

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781161593
Publisher: Titan
Publication date: 01/08/2013
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 172,708
File size: 459 KB

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