St. Albert Gazette Great Reading

Book picks as published in the January 29, 2020 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.

Secrets we keptThe Secrets we kept : a novel

By Lara Prescott

At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool at the CIA and given the assignment of a lifetime. A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice–the real-life story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago.

 

Double exposureDouble exposure : a novel

By Alfred Gough and Miles Millar

CIA Agent Lana Welles drops in to the Library of Congress’s National Film Archive with a film canister, smuggled over the Berlin Wall, that may prove WWII never really ended — it just went underground. An action-packed “triple feature” debut thriller about a war veteran and CIA officer in the 1960s swept up into a cat and mouse game with enormous, world-altering consequences where Hitler may still be alive.

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