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Doublespeak

(2019)
(The second book in the Lena Stillman series)
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The followup to the literate and action-packed historical thriller Speakeasy, Doublespeak finds plucky protagonist Lena on a journey back to her past.

Lieutenant Lena Stillman has been left, nearly alone, on her code-breaking mission in remote Alaska. World War II has been over for a month, but due to crimes committed a lifetime ago, Lena is still under the control of the powerful Miss Maggie.

Shaken by her role in the disappearance of Corporal Link Hughes - and by her own misjudgment of his character - Lena yearns for an opportunity to redeem them both. Then she receives a shocking message containing Link's potential location: Siam. Embarking on a clandestine rescue mission to Bangkok, Lena is reunited with shadows from her past - including loyal friend Byron who is eager to escape his safe, dull life and the attractive yet dangerous "William Yardly." As personal and political allegiances shift in the postwar maelstrom, it seems impossible to know who is good or bad, innocent or culpable and whether they are motivated by love or revenge.

Overlaying rich historic detail and an intricate plot, Doublespeak is an entrancing sequel to Alisa Smith's first novel Speakeasy, which received the honor of being a Walter Scott Prize Academy recommended book of 2018.

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

April 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Doublespeak: A Novel (Lena Stillman series)
Author(s): Alisa Smith
ISBN: 1-250-09785-1 / 978-1-250-09785-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Paperback Editions

April 2019 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Doublespeak: A Novel
Author(s): Alisa Smith
ISBN: 1-77162-212-1 / 978-1-77162-212-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
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Kindle Editions

April 2019 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Doublespeak: A Novel (Lena Stillman series Book 2)
Author(s): Alisa Smith
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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April 2019 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Doublespeak
Author(s): Alisa Smith
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
Availability: Amazon CA