Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist (Mrs Pollifax, Bk 13)
Mrs Pollifax Innocent Tourist - Mrs Pollifax, Bk 13 Author:Dorothy Gilman Working with her retired CIA friend John Farrell, Mrs. Pollifax must smuggle a manuscript out of Jordan, a document that encodes the shocking truth of Saddam Hussein's reign. — Hardly are the two airborne when the coils of Middle Eastern intrigue begin to unwind. Mrs. Pollifax's seatmate is not the affable Arab businessman he pretends to ... more »be. It is not imagination that persuades Mrs. P. that wherever they go, she and Farrell are followed. To elude their pursuers in such a politically volatile country isn't easy. In fact, it can be downright deadly. . . .« less
Unsophisticated but fun, the Mrs. Pollifax books are quick, easy reads. I enjoyed this one more than the previous two in the series.
Chosen as a decoy (because she is so good at looking like an 'innocent tourist') to accompany her old friend Farrell to Jordan, here Mrs. Pollifax, as usual, gets swept up in events more dangerous than anticipated. The mild risk of their intended mission (secretly picking up a manuscript from a dissident Iraqi author) is compounded when the innocent tourist 'disguise' leads the two into a web of murder, terrorism and kidnapping...