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Who Is Vera Kelly? (A Vera Kelly Story)


  • Author: Rosalie Knecht
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 2275219 Bytes


An NPR Best Book of the Year "Gripping, subtle, magnificently written." —The New York Times Book Review "A delectable page-turner . . . Vera Kelly introduces a fascinating new spy to literature’s mystery canon—one we hope sticks around long beyond this snappy, intimate debut." —Entertainment WeeklyNew York City, 1962. Vera Kelly is struggling to make rent and blend into the underground gay scene in Greenwich Village. She's working night shifts at a radio station when her quick wits, sharp tongue, and technical skills get her noticed by a recruiter for the CIA. Next thing she knows she's in Argentina, tasked with wiretapping a congressman and infiltrating a group of student activists in Buenos Aires. As Vera ...

Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery (A Vera Kelly Story)


  • Author: Rosalie Knecht
  • Release Date : 2020-06-16
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 2520648 Bytes


A Best Summer Read at Autostraddle and AlmaThe “splendid genre-pushing” (People) Vera Kelly series returns in full force as our recently out-of-the-spy-game heroine finds herself traveling from Brooklyn to a sprawling countryside estate in the Caribbean in her first case as a private investigator. When ex-CIA agent Vera Kelly loses her job and her girlfriend in a single day, she reluctantly goes into business as a private detective. Heartbroken and cash-strapped, she takes a case that dredges up dark memories and attracts dangerous characters from across the Cold War landscape. Before it’s over, she’ll chase a lost child through foster care and follow a trail of Dominican exiles to the Caribbean. Forever looking over ...