Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



A truth to lie for : an Elena Standish novel   Cover Image Book Book

A truth to lie for : an Elena Standish novel / Anne Perry.

Perry, Anne, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593359075
  • ISBN: 0593359070
  • Physical Description: 269 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in the United Kingdom by Headline Publishing Group, London, in 2022.
Sequel to: A darker reality
Summary, etc.:
"A lethal new weapon endangers all of Europe--unless Elena Standish can rescue an ingenious scientist from Hitler's clutches. It is the summer of 1934, and Hitler is nearing the summit of supreme power in Germany, his eyes set on European domination. When Britain’s MI6 gets word that a pair of German scientists have made breakthroughs in germ warfare, they send Elena Standish on a dangerous mission to get one of them out of Germany before he’s forced to share his knowledge and its devastating power with Hitler’s elite. But the British soon learn that it’s more than just time that Elena is working against. The new head of Germany’s germ warfare division is an old enemy of Elena’s grandfather Lucas, the former head of MI6. And he’s bent on using any means at his disposal to avenge his defeat at Lucas’s hands twenty years before. What starts as an effort to save Europe from the devastation of disease soon becomes an intensely personal fight. As Elena and the scientist make their way across Germany, from Berlin to Bavaria and beyond, they confront not only the Gestapo but also a ragtag group of unpredictable Nazi supporters. Elena finds her every decision challenged in this compelling thriller that takes a searing look at what it means to do what’s right in a world rife with so much evil."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Standish, Elena (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Great Britain. MI6 > Fiction.
Great Britain. MI6.
Women spies > Fiction.
Women photographers > Fiction.
Intelligence officers > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Spy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fictional Work
Novels.
Romans.

Available copies

  • 16 of 43 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Thompson Public Library.

Holds

  • 16 current holds with 43 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thompson Public Library Perry (Text) 34038139197602 Adult New Fiction Available -


Additional Resources