Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

By Elizabeth Wein

Oct. eleventh, 1943-A British secret agent aircraft crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are most sensible associates. one of many women has an opportunity at survival. the opposite has misplaced the sport prior to it's slightly begun.

When "Verity" is arrested via the Gestapo, she's definite she doesn't stand an opportunity. As a undercover agent captured in enemy territory, she's residing a spy's worst nightmare. Her Nazi interrogators provide her an easy selection: demonstrate her undertaking or face a grisly execution.

As she intricately weaves her confession, Verity uncovers her earlier, how she turned acquaintances with the pilot Maddie, and why she left Maddie within the wrecked fuselage in their airplane. On each one new scrap of paper, Verity battles for her existence, confronting her perspectives on braveness, failure and her determined desire to make it domestic. yet will buying and selling her secrets and techniques be sufficient to save lots of her from the enemy?

A Michael L. Printz Award Honor e-book that was once known as "a fiendishly-plotted brain online game of a novel" in The long island Times, Code identify Verity is a visceral learn of chance, get to the bottom of, and survival that exhibits simply how a ways real pals will visit store one another.

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