Nancy Wake, a New Zealand-born journalist living in Paris, is on assignment in Vienna in 1936 when she first witnesses the atrocities of the Nazis. When Hitler invades France, she refuses to surrender, and instead joins the Allied Forces as a leader of the French Resistance. But the more victories she wins against the Germans, the more dangerous her work becomes, and the enemy is everywhere. Based on a true story, Code Name Hélène
is an immersive and captivating work of historical fiction. (SM)
This title is included in our 2021 Book a Month: Novels package.