By French, Jackie
1929: JAZZ, PARTIES AND AN ENDLESSLY RISING STOCKMARKET. BUT AN INSIGNIFICANT POLITICIAN CALLED ADOLF HITLER PLANS BLACKMAIL - AND EVEN MURDER - TO SNARE MISS LILY, HER ESPIONAGE NETWORK - AND THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY. Hannelore, Princess of Arneburg, and one of Miss Lily's ex-st...udents in the art of 'lovely ladies' has convinced the Prince of Wales to send Sophie, Nigel - and Miss Lily - to 'check out this Hitler chap', the man Hannelore believes can save Europe from another war. But despite a 'softening' visit to a fairytale castle beforehand, this venture risks scandal for Sophie and Nigel, as well the destruction of the spy networks Nigel, Lily, and spy master James Lorrimer have built up. And 'John', the war-torn man Sophie loved in Australia has returned, as has Violette, brought up by the female resistance members of La Dame Blanche and intent on killing the woman she believes betrayed them.Read more
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Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator, the 2014-2015 Australian Children's Laureate and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction for a variety of age groups. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate. jackiefrench.com facebook.com/authorjackiefrench
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