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Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy

Code Name Lise The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII s Most Highly Decorated Spy The true story of the woman who became WWII s most highly decorated spy The year is and World War II is in full swing Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father s footsteps by

  • Title: Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy
  • Author: Larry Loftis
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  • Page: 482
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The true story of the woman who became WWII s most highly decorated spy The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father s footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission I The true story of the woman who became WWII s most highly decorated spy The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father s footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission It is here that she meets her commanding officer Captain Peter Churchill.As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love All the while, they are being hunted by the cunning German secret police sergeant, Hugo Bleicher, who finally succeeds in capturing them They are sent to Paris s Fresnes prison, and from there to concentration camps in Germany where they are starved, beaten, and tortured But in the face of despair, they never give up hope, their love for each other, or the whereabouts of their colleagues.In Code Name Lise, Larry Loftis paints a portrait of true courage, patriotism, and love of two incredibly heroic people who endured unimaginable horrors and degradations He seamlessly weaves together the touching romance between Odette and Peter and the thrilling cat and mouse game between them and Sergeant Bleicher Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy f

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      Hello, everyone Big news on several fronts.Big News 1 CODE NAME LISE is being reviewed by ALL four of the trade journals Publisher s Weekly, Kirkus, Booklist, and Library Journal This is very rare, especially for nonfiction Unbroken, for example, was reviewed only by two, and Boys in the Boat by three Here s the link for the Publisher s Weekly review, just in Hello, everyone Big news on several fronts.Big News 1 CODE NAME LISE is being reviewed by ALL four of the trade journals Publisher s Weekly, Kirkus, Booklist, and Library Journal This is very rare, especially for nonfiction Unbroken, for example, was reviewed only by two, and Boys in the Boat by three Here s the link for the Publisher s Weekly review, just in News 2 CODE NAME LISE was just listed as one of Woman s Day s Best Nonfiction Books of 2019.Big News 3 We have received two offers for film rights of the book but we re waiting until the book comes out to entertain offers Finally, the book trailer for CODE NAME LISE is out, and can be seen on my website LarryLoftisCheers,Larry

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    1. This is an incredible story of war, intrigue, love and a whole lot of courage It is the story of Odette Sansom whose moral code would not allow her to sit back and do nothing as the Nazi made their march on Europe At great personal expense, she left her family and her life to act as a courier for the British SOE Special Organization Executive , whose function was to cause as much difficulty as they could for the Nazi through acts of sabotage The strength and courage this woman had in the fac Thi [...]


    2. Not too often, but once in a while, a true story is so intense, thrilling, and adventurous that reading it you just might think you re reading fiction Filled with espionage, war, romance, torture, imprisonment, and desperation, Odette s story is inspiring and fascinating Leaving three young children behind while her husband is on the front lines, Odette volunteered to go behind enemy lines in Occupied France and work on behalf of the resistance At first, reluctant to become a spy and thinking No [...]


    3. I was lucky enough to read an early copy, and it s just splendid a grand adventure, part thriller, part love story, full of wonderful details about the tradecraft of wartime espionage and the names of dozens of unsung heroes who fought the Nazis on the backstreets of France A remarkable achievement that does honor to its subject It would make a great movie, and I ll be surprised if it hasn t already been optioned.


    4. It s 1942 and German troops have occupied most of Europe A French woman named Odette Sansom wants to do her part to fight the Germans and manages to become a spy code named Lise She joins forces with an English officer named Peter Churchill who will be her commanding officer Remarkably, Odette had once been married and still had three children but she persuades a relative to take care of them while she fulfills her patriotic duty for France Odette is alone in Arles, France on Christmas eve It s [...]


    5. For reviews and bookish posts please visit Name Lise The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII s Most Highly Decorated Spy by Larry Loftis is a non fiction book about a British spy operating in occupied France Mr Lofits was a corporate attorney, but is now a full time writer.The one thing which I immediately realized by reading this book is that the author has much sympathy for his subject Odette Sansom, Lise, was not just the most decorated woman, but For reviews and bookish posts please visi [...]


    6. A great and interesting book on the life of Odette Sansom who became a SOE agent during World War II and was sent to occupied France after five failed landing attempts During her missions, she was hunted down by Hugo Bleicher, a top Gestapo agent and finally succeeded in capturing her Sansom was sent to Frenses prison in Paris and then to concentration camps, Where she endured beatings, starvation, and torture But never gave them information She later became World War II s most decorated and A g [...]


    7. I received a free copy thanks to.This biography is interesting to discover Odette Sansom s life during WWII However, since it is not the first biography, without reading the previous ones it is hard to evaluate its own value.Indeed, the most interesting part of the book is the last one, the chapter talking about the controversy after the war when different stakeholders published their memoirs and other tried to diminish them Since this fact checking portion clearly presents different I received [...]


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