The Paris Spy

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by joycesmysteryandfictionbookreviews

The Paris Spy: A Maggie Hope Mystery by [MacNeal, Susan Elia]

The Paris Spy is part of a series set during WW II; the cover illustration for this latest entry is appealing but does not not reflect the gravity of Maggie and her fellow SOE operatives’ risky lives. This book is NOT a cozy mystery; the scenes with interrogation and torture were difficult to read.


The Paris of the occupation was well drawn and there was an interesting mix of fictional and historical personages, including Coco Chanel. I connected with the characters and worried about their safety.
Occasionally, the plot relied on coincidence and was not completely believable. Nonetheless, I rooted for Maggie and hoped for her mission and England’s success as D-day comes closer. I would definitely read other books in this series; the books do not have to be read in order to be enjoyed as some backstory is provided.

Book provided by Net Galley in return for an honest review.  Thanks Net Galley!

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