The Second Lady Author:Irving Wallace Front of book: black background with large gold lettering for the author's name, medium size red lettering for the title, and small white lettering for the "teaser" synopsis. — The artwork is a profile on profile of two attractive blond — females from the shoulders up. — Back of book: white background with black lettering and the title in red leter... more »ing.
Synopsis: On a state visit to Moscow, Billie Bradford, the beautiful and brilliant wife of the President of the United States, is abducted by the Soviets and replaced by Vera Vavilova, a superbly trained Russian undercover agent and actress who is the First Lady's physical double.
The imposter's mission-to induce the President to reveal a U.S. secret that will drastically tip the world balance toward Russia. But one false move - whether before TV cameras or in the White House bedroom - can destroy the entire masquerade.
And in Moscow, Billie also has a mission - to frantically seek ways to escape while daringly leading a Soviet intelligence officer astray about the most intimate area of her married life.
Two women, each playing a treacherous game in a foreign land, each taking a desperate gamble in the arms of the other's lover - a world shaking gamble that only one of them can win.............« less