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Smoke Signal

Written by: Marie Benedict,Kate Quinn
Narrated by: Nicola Barber,Saskia Maarleveld
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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling authors Marie Benedict (The Mystery of Mrs. Christie) and Kate Quinn (The Rose Code) join forces to tell the captivating story of how history's most famous mystery writer crossed paths with one of Britain's top-secret codebreakers in the throes of World War II.    

Recruited as a codebreaker of enemy ciphers, ex-debutante Osla Kendall spends her days translating Axis military messages and her nights reading mystery novels. When Osla gets her hands on Agatha Christie's most recent work, N or M?, a mysterious signal within its pages catches her eye, and she and her eccentric book club get in touch with the famous but reclusive writer. Osla's outreach is a welcome distraction for Agatha, who feels restless and underestimated toiling away in a London pharmacy while men like her husband can contribute to the war effort from the frontlines. 

So begins the story of an unlikely friendship and the secrets that bind two brave women embroiled in war. Based on true events and told by two beloved authors and champions of history's heroines, Smoke Signal is a breathtaking novella of espionage and the unforgettable women who risked everything to serve their country. 

To learn more about Osla Kendall and Agatha Christie, see Marie Benedict's The Mystery of Mrs. Christie, a novel of Agatha Christie's disappearance in 1926, and Kate Quinn's forthcoming The Rose Code, a novel of the female codebreakers of Bletchley Park.

©2021 Marie Benedict and Kate Quinn (P)2021 Audible Originals, LLC.

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yearning to read about Agatha Christie

I had trouble following this novel, not sure if it was the narration or the story

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Delightful quick listen

A fictional meeting between Agatha Christie and a Bletchley hero - fun concept narrated by two exemplary actors

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Nicely done!

What a fantastic way to spend a few hours! An excellent prequel to The Rose Code.

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Great!

Read it before or after the Rose Code, great book, eager to read more ...

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Good story!

It was helpful to have read The Rose Code by Kate Quinn first. I enjoyed it.

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I have no idea what the plot of this story was....
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I love all Kate Quinn books … always waiting for her next book. But sadly this one was very disappointing.

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