Three hours ago he had stood on English earth. Three hours ago he had been Martin Hearne… Now he was Bertrand Corlay.
Martin Hearne had been summoned by Military Intelligence and given an important mission – enter Nazi -occupied France to gather information about German activities in the area. But to do so Hearne must impersonate a Frenchman to whom he bears an uncanny resemblance, and that includes having to fool the women in Corlay’s life.
When it becomes clear that Corlay was not simply an innocent French civilian, Hearne finds himself playing an increasingly dangerous game to outwit his Nazi enemies.