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The Hidden Target
For Nina, the trip around the world was the holiday of a lifetime. Her new friends were lively students but terrorism was the only degree attractive James Kiley was pursuing.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 12th 1987 by Fawcett
(first published 1980)
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Jun 28, 2012 Gerald rated it 4 of 5 stars
Two American girls Nina and Madge just finishing their educational pursuits in London are ready for some adventure before they return home. They soon find themselves as two of eight members about to set off in a large camper for a trip around the world. Six of the eight including the girls are “innocents” caught up in the desire for a great adventure, but Jim and Tony, who have had the idea for the trip, are not what they seem. As members of a terrorist organization, they are using the trip as a...more
Helen MacInnes was a Scottish-American author of espionage novels. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in Scotland in 1928 with a degree in French and German. A librarian, she married Professor Gilbert Highet in 1932 and moved with her husband to New York in 1937 so he could teach classics at Columbia University. She wrote her first novel, Above Suspicion, in 1939. She wrote many bestsell...moreMore about Helen MacInnes...