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The Librarian Spy

Madeline Martin is known for her deeply researched historical fiction and romance novels, and The Librarian Spy is a delight as we follow the World War II adventures of an endearing, quiet bookworm.

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Review of ‘The Librarian Spy’

In spring 1943, Ava Harper is perfectly happy with her job in the Rare Book Room at the Library of Congress, where she spends her days among "fragrant, yellowed pages." But as World War II rages on, Ava is pressed into service for a covert government operation that involves information-gathering from newspapers,…

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