A novel about love, war, divided loyalties, and the advent of the nuclear bomb.
Toronto Pursuits participant Joyce’s new novel is the first Canadian novel about a Canadian woman spy operating on home soil. Based on Freda Linton, the glamorous Soviet agent who infiltrated the highest level of the Canadian government during World War II, the story explores how the Russians meddled in Canadian politics. When Freda discovers that top-secret files exposing her involvement will be turned over to
the RCMP, she must decide whose side she is on. Should she risk everything to smuggle out nuclear secrets for Moscow that will kick off the Cold War?
Joyce Wayne is author of the historical novel The Cook’s Temptation and an award winning literary journalist.