London Spies is a book of historical fiction set in London, England, at the end of World War II. Phyllis Bowden, a secretary at the American Embassy, is catapulted into the limelight when the military attaché, Lt. Col. Ronald Lawrence, is arrested for espionage and her boss, the assistant military attaché, assumes the position. The arrest throws suspicion on everyone at the Embassy, particularly Lawrence’s secretary whose attempted suicide convinces Phyllis to be more curious about what really happened.
With bombs still falling on a devastated city, Phyllis begins asking questions, but she never imagined the dark underbelly of diplomacy. Entering a shadowy world filled with cryptic messages and dangerous men, Phyllis learns quickly that a safety net doesn’t exist and if she wants to survive, she better figure out the game fast.