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The Secret Guests / Benjamin Black.

Black, Benjamin, (author.). Playaway Digital Audio. (Added Author). Findaway World, LLC. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville PLAYAWAY F BLACK B. (Text) 34706001684648 Playaway - Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250769640 :
  • Physical Description: 1 audio media player : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
  • Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2020]

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Title from Playaway label.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Summary, etc.:
"When you're done binge-watching The Crown|pick up this multifaceted wartime thriller." Kirkus Reviews As London endures nightly German bombings|Britains secret service whisks the princesses Elizabeth and Margaret from England|seeking safety for the young royals on an old estate in Ireland. Ahead of the German Blitz during World War II|English parents from every social class sent their children to the countryside for safety|displacing more than three million young offspring. In The Secret Guests, the British royal family takes this evacuation a step further|secretly moving the princesses to the estate of the Duke of Edenmore in neutral Ireland. A female English secret agent|Miss Celia Nashe|and a young Irish detective|Garda Strafford|are assigned to watch over Ellen and Mary at Clonmillis Hall. But the Irish stable hand|the housemaid|the formidable housekeeper|the Duke himself|and other Irish townspeople|some of whom lost family to English gunshots during the War of Independence|go freely about their business in and around the great house. Soon suspicions about the guests true identities percolate|a dangerous boredom sets in for the princesses|and|within and without Clonmillis acreage|passions as well as stakes rise. Benjamin Black|who has good information that the princesses were indeed in Ireland for a time during the Blitz|draws listeners into a story as fascinating as the nascent career of Miss Nashe|as tender as the homesickness of the sisters|as intriguing as Irish-English relations during WWII|and as suspenseful and ultimately action-packed as war itself. .

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