Madame Fiocca: The Remarkable True Story of Nancy Wake
by Suzy Henderson Publish: Dec 13, 2019Action & AdventureHistorical FictionWomen's Fiction
A gripping tale of love and espionage in Occupied France, based on true events.
February 1933: When her aunt gifts her two hundred pounds, twenty-year-old Nancy Wake embarks on a world cruise. Afterwards, she becomes a journalist and finds work in Paris. The city is glamorous, brimming with journalists, artists, and refugees.
While travelling across Europe on assignments, she catches the eye of wealthy industrialist Henri Fiocca, and destiny intervenes.
But as clouds of war swarm over Europe, German troops are on the march. Horrified when she witnesses Nazis whipping Jews on Vienna’s streets, Nancy vows to stop them if she ever has the chance.
When Paris falls, an encounter with a British officer draws her into the heart of an escape network. Soon she is caught in a deadly game of espionage.
As the iron fist of the enemy tightens, Nancy and Henri face a heart-breaking decision.
What happens when doing right is the road to ruin?
A must-read gripping adventure based on the true story of Nancy Wake, Gestapo’s most wanted in World War Two France.
BIOGRAPHY Suzy Henderson is a historical fiction author with a particular interest in both world wars. Her debut novel, The Beauty Shop, is set in WW2 and was released in November 2016. Suzy is presently writing her next book which is again set during WW2 and is due to be released later in 2017.
She is a member of the Historical Novel Society and the Alliance of Independent Authors.
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