Romance & Sagas
SynopsisCorie Duggan is the mainstay of a stage-struck family, but she turns her back on the threatre to become a famous photographer. Her sister Beryl becomes Lynette Lee, one of the public's first TV sweethearts, but at great cost in health and emotional well-being. Misled by passion, Corie makes a mistake when she allows herself to be involved with Sasha Lenoir, her sister's ambitious and selfish agent. Lynette has innocently given her heart to Sasha so it becomes imperative that Corie ends their affair. To do so she goes abroad, thus meeting Drew Richter, an American public relations consultant.
Lynette becomes seriously ill but begs Corie to help keep it secret so that her career won't be affected. Meanwhile Corie and Drew come together for a romantic interlude in Vienna. It ends with a summons to Berlin and a tragedy at the newly built Berlin Wall. Only after a perilous journey with Drew, the man she has loved and nearly lost, does Corie find a solution to her family's problems. Free of them at last, she can plan a future with Drew . . .
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A Spy Among Friends - Ben Macintyre
This is another astonishing book from the accomplished biographer, Ben Macintyre, who, with access to newly released MI5 files and previously unseen family papers, and with the cooperation of former officers of MI6 and the CIA, unlocks what is perhaps the last great secret of the Cold War.
Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. His two closest friends thought they knew Philby better than anyone, and then discovered they had not known him at all... This is a story of intimate duplicity.