Language: English . Brand New. Summer 1944, Paris, a secret mission, a dangerous passion--a spellbinding story you will never forget After delivering a B-17 Flying Fortress to Britain, an American volunteers to copilot a plane carrying special agents to their drop spot over Normandy. Her personal mission: to find her brother, who is missing in action. Their plane is shot down, and only she and five agents survive. Now they are on the run for their lives. As they head to Paris, the beautiful aviatrix Velva Jean Hart becomes Clementine Roux, a daring woman on a mission with her team to capture an operative known only as Swan. Once settled on Rue de la Neva, Clementine works as a spy with the Resistance and finds herself falling in love with her fellow agent Emile, a handsome and mysterious Frenchman with secrets of his own. When Clementine ends up in the most brutal prison in Paris while trying to help Emile and the team rescue Swan, she discovers the depths of human cruelty, the triumph of her own spirit, and the bravery of her team, who will stop at nothing to carry out their mission. N° de réf. du libraire
Synopsis : [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.]
A spellbinding story of love and war for fans of The Postmistress and 22 Britannia Road
In England in 1944, an American volunteers to pilot a plane carrying special agents to their drop spot over Normandy. Their plane is shot down, and only she and five agents survive. Now they are on the run for their lives.
This is the mesmerizing story of how Velva Jean Hart, a beautiful aviatrix from the hills of Appalachia, becomes Clementine Roux, a daring woman crossing France with her team on a mission to capture an operative known only as Swan. Once they reach Paris, Clementine works as a spy with the Resistance and falls in love with the handsome agent Émile. When Émile asks Clementine to get herself arrested so she can help spring Swan from prison, the question is, will Paris be liberated before Clementine is tortured in the most horrific prison in Paris? Will Émile and the team save her? In Romainville prison, Clementine discovers the depths of human cruelty, the triumph of her own spirit, and the courage of her team, who will stop at nothing to carry out their mission.
About the Author: JENNIFER NIVEN's first book, The Ice Master, was named one of the top ten nonfiction books of the year in 2000 by Entertainment Weekly. A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writer, she has ten different publishers in ten separate countries, and The Ice Master has been translated into eight languages. Jennifer and her work have appeared in Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, Talk, Glamour, the New Yorker, Outside, the New York Times Book Review, the London Daily Mail, the London Times, and Writer's Digest, among others. Dateline NBC, the Discovery Channel, and the History Channel have featured The Ice Master in hour-long documentaries, and it has been the subject of numerous German, Canadian, and British television programs.
Titre : Becoming Clementine
Éditeur : Blackstone Audiobooks
Date d'édition : 2012
Reliure : CD-Audio
Etat du livre : New
Edition : Unabridged.
Description du livre Blackstone Audio. État : BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Audiobook on Library CD - Unabridged A Brand New Quality Audiobook from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. N° de réf. du libraire 2219149
Description du livre Blackstone Audio Inc, 2012. Compact Disc. État : Brand New. unabridged edition. 6.50x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. N° de réf. du libraire 1470815931