Helen Macinnes, Queen Of Spies

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20150210

2015021020150802 (RS)

Scots-born Helen MacInnes became a multi million seller in the US with a string of gripping spy thrillers. But was there more to her story than met the eye, and how did her husband's activities during the war relate to her success? Novelist William Boyd investigates her story.

William Boyd uncovers the extraordinary career of bestselling spy writer Helen MacInnes.

20150210

20150210

2015021020150729 (RS)

Scots-born Helen MacInnes became a multi million seller in the US with a string of gripping spy thrillers. But was there more to her story than met the eye, and how did her husband's activities during the war relate to her success? Novelist William Boyd investigates her story.

20150210

2015021020150504 (RS)

Scots-born Helen MacInnes became a multi million seller in the US with a string of gripping spy thrillers. But was there more to her story than met the eye, and how did her husband's activities during the war relate to her success? Novelist William Boyd investigates her story.

20150210

2015021020150215 (RS)

Scots-born Helen MacInnes became a multi million seller in the US with a string of gripping spy thrillers. But was there more to her story than met the eye, and how did her husband's activities during the war relate to her success? Novelist William Boyd investigates her story.

20150210

Scots-born Helen MacInnes became a multi million seller in the US with a string of gripping spy thrillers. But was there more to her story than met the eye, and how did her husband's activities during the war relate to her success? Novelist William Boyd investigates her story.