The Unexpected Mrs Pollifax Author:Dorothy Gilman Although the young C.I.A. man who interviewed her seemed rather startled, Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, saw nothing extraordinary about her desire to become a secret agent. She was a widow with grown, married children; she was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings; and she did want to do something for her coun... more »try.
Thus begins an utterly charming tale of suspense, as Mrs. Pollifax finds herself being briefed on her next “job.” Her assignment in Mexico City didn’t sound dangerous—but that was before something “went wrong,” and Mrs. Pollifax became embroiled in quite a hot Cold War. Of course, that was also before her country’s enemies became entangled with Mr. Pollifax…”It should delight you whether you’re looking for smiles or thrills.« less