"Undercover action in World War II histories usually take place behind enemy lines in overseas war zones. Bar Margit Liesche has combined the actual operations of a Nazi spy ring in Detroit with Pucci Lewis, a fictional agent whose OSS training unmasks a plot that could have put American at risk. This is an exciting, beautifully written documented adventure story that combines fact and fiction into an engrossing drama of spy work and the actual infiltration of Nazi agents into mid-west America." --Elizabeth P McIntosh, Former OSS agent of "Lipstick and Lies" "A sharply written adventure/mystery debut with a fine feeling for the period." -"Kirkus Reviews" of "Lipstick and Lies"" """"In 1943, Pucci Lewis, a WASP (Women's Airforce Service Pilot), is recruited by the FBI to ferret out information from a counterspy jailed in Detroit. Pucci, who is part OSS-trained spy, part flag-waving American, and part naive young woman, is a delight...Liesche is a writer to watch."" -Library Journal"of "Lipstick and Lies"" ""Liesche teases out interesting parallels between the 1940s and the present day..."" -Publishers Weekly"of" Lipstick and LIes"
About the Author
Margit Liesche is the daughter of Hungarian refugees who arrived in the States in 1947 following eight years of missionary service in war-torn central China. Weaned on her parents' tales of isolation, escape, and the arduous journey to America aboard a military ship, intrigue is part of her DNA. So when she began plotting Lipstick and Lies, she couldn't help transmitting what she had absorbed into the story's events and characters. She lives and writes in Marin County, California. This is her debut novel.
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