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Nancy Wake

First-Time Novelist Tackles Guns and Corruption

Tamar Abrams | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Tamar Abrams

The novel A Spy Came Home by H.N. Wake is a typical thriller, loaded with suspense, some violence, taut pacing. But it is unique in many ways: Written...

Move Over, James Bond -- Seven Decades Later, Lady Spies Receive Their Due

Jennifer Niven | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Jennifer Niven

Nancy Wake, the former WWII spy called "The White Mouse" by the Germans for her ability to evade capture, died last year at 98. She received so many medals for service, "she lived out her old age on the proceeds from their sale." If only this were true of other women spies of WWII.