It’s 1942 and World War Two rages on. But one Frenchwoman, her country occupied by the Nazis, has found a safe haven in the rural tranquility of England’s Somerset. With her British husband away in the army, Odette Sansom is alone there with her three young children. What possible reason could there be for her to leave this safe sanctuary and her children?
But Sansom was made of stern stuff. And her French background made her an appealing prospect for British intelligence. They were looking for women to go on incredibly dangerous espionage missions in France. Capture by the Germans was almost certain to be a death sentence. Yet despite these mortal dangers, Sansom agreed to go to France as a spy.