The Secret Adversary

(Tommy and Tuppence #1)

Hardcover

English language

Published March 5, 1988 by Macmillan Publishing Company.

ISBN:
9780816144648
OCLC Number:
233791423

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Tommy Beresford and Prudence 'Tuppence' Cowley are young, in love… and flat broke. Just after Great War, there are few jobs available and the couple are desperately short of money. Restless for excitement, they decide to embark on a daring business scheme: Young Adventurers Ltd.—"willing to do anything, go anywhere." Hiring themselves out proves to be a smart move for the couple. In their first assignment for the mysterious Mr. Whittingtont, all Tuppence has to do in their first job is take an all-expense paid trip to Paris and pose as an American named Jane Finn. But with the assignment comes a bribe to keep quiet, a threat to her life, and the disappearance of her new employer. Now their newest job are playing detective.

Where is the real Jane Finn? The mere mention of her name produces a very strange reaction all over London. So strange, in fact, that …

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Subjects

  • General
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
  • Fiction - General
  • Beresford, Tommy (Fictitious c
  • Beresford, Tommy (Fictitious character)
  • Beresford, Tuppence (Fictitiou
  • Beresford, Tuppence (Fictitious character)
  • England
  • Fiction
  • Private investigators
  • Mystery/Suspense