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Tommy Beresford and Prudence 'Tuppence' Cowley are young, in love… and flat broke. Just after Great War, there are few jobs available and the couple are desperately short of money. Restless for excitement, they decide to embark on a daring business scheme: Young Adventurers Ltd.—"willing to do anything, go anywhere." Hiring themselves out proves to be a smart move for the couple. In their first assignment for the mysterious Mr. Whittingtont, all Tuppence has to do in their first job is take an all-expense paid trip to Paris and pose as an American named Jane Finn. But with the assignment comes a bribe to keep quiet, a threat to her life, and the disappearance of her new employer. Now their newest job are playing detective.

Where is the real Jane Finn? The mere mention of her name produces a very strange reaction all over London. So strange, in fact, that they decided to find this mysterious missing lady. She has been missing for five years. And neither her body nor the secret documents she was carrying have ever been found. Now post-war England's economic recovery depends on finding her and getting the papers back. But he two young working undercover for the British ministry know only that her name and the only photo of her is in the hands of her rich American cousin. It isn’t long before they find themselves plunged into more danger than they ever could have imagined—a danger that could put an abrupt end to their business… and their lives.

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The Secret Adversary
Mar 27, 2018, Dreamscape Media
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The Secret Adversary
Jan 12, 2018, Ancient Wisdom Publications
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The Secret Adversary: A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery
Jan 05, 2016, William Morrow Paperbacks
in English
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Apr 08, 2016, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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The Secret Adversary: A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery
Aug 17, 2015, Sugar Skull Press
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The secret adversary
2014
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2012, Center Point Publishing
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2009, eBooksLib
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The Secret Adversary
2009, Blackstone Audio
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The secret adversary
2009, Barnes & Noble
in English
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The secret adversary
2008, Pearson/Longman
in English - A Longman annotated ed. / Yvonne Collioud Sisko, editor
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The Secret Adversary
September 1, 2007, Cosimo Classics
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The Secret Adversary
May 5, 2007, BiblioBazaar
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The Secret Adversary
January 10, 2007, Waking Lion Press
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The Secret Adversary (Large Print Edition)
May 5, 2007, BiblioBazaar
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The Secret Adversary (Dodo Press)
February 9, 2007, Dodo Press
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The Secret Adversary
January 1, 2007, Digireads.com
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The Secret Adversary
August 22, 2006, Echo Library
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The Secret Adversary
2006, 1st World Library
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Secret Adversary (Unabridged Classics)
October 1, 2006, Tantor Media
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The Secret Adversary
January 30, 2006, 1st World Library
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Secret Adversary (Unabridged Classics)
October 1, 2006, Tantor Media
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The Secret Adversary
September 9, 2005, A Bed Book
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November 7, 2005, A Bed Book
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September 13, 2005, bnpublishing.com
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The Secret Adversary
2005, HarperCollins
Electronic resource in English
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The Secret Adversary
September 30, 2005, 1st World Library
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The Secret Adversary
2004, 1st World Library
Perfect Paperback in English
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The Secret Adversary: A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery (Mystery Masters)
December 2004, The Audio Partners, Mystery Masters
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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The Secret Adversary
February 3, 2004, Signet
in English
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The Secret Adversary
January 10, 2004, North Books
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Secret Adversary
April 7, 2004, BookSurge Classics
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The Secret Adversary
June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
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El Misterioso Mr. Brown
June 2004, Planeta
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El Misterioso Padre Brown (Crimen y Misterio)
May 2004, Booket
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The Secret Adversary
February 2, 2004, BookSurge Classics
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The Secret Adversary
January 10, 2004, North Books
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The Secret Adversary
2004, NuVision Publications
E-book in English
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The Secret Adversary
September 3, 2004, Macmillan Audio Books
Audio CD - New Ed edition
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The Secret Adversary (Agatha Christie Audio Mystery)
April 1, 2004, Audio Renaissance
Audio Cassette in English - Abridged edition
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The Secret Adversary: A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery (Mystery Masters Series)
December 2004, The Audio Partners, Mystery Masters
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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The Secret Adversary
November 2002, Borgo Press
Hardcover in English
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Mr Brown
November 6, 2002, Le Livre de poche
Mass Market Paperback
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The Secret Adversary
November 2002, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
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The Secret Adversary
March 22, 2002, Macmillan Audio Books
Audio Cassette - Abridged Ed edition
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Ein gefährlicher Gegner.
November 1, 2002, Scherz
Paperback in German / Deutsch
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The Secret Adversary
November 2002, Borgo Press
Paperback in English
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The Secret Adversary
November 2002, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
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Misterioso Mr. Brown
March 2002, Planeta
Paperback in Spanish / español
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The secret adversary
2001, Signet/New American Library
in English
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The Secret Adversary
July 2001, Ulverscroft
Hardcover in English - Lrg edition
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The Secret Adversary (Tommy & Tuppence Chronology)
January 2, 2001, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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The Secret Adversary (Tommy & Tuppence Chronology)
January 2, 2001, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Paperback - Masterpiece Ed edition
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Secret Adversary
October 1999, Bt Bound
Library binding in English
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The Secret Adversary
December 1998, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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The Secret Adversary
August 13, 1998, Books on Tape, Inc.
Audio Cassette
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The secret adversary
1996, HarperCollins
in English
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The Secret Adversary (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)
January 30, 1996, Audio Book Contractors, Inc.
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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El Misterioso Sr. Brown
January 1, 1995, AIMS International Books
Paperback
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Mr Brown
April 1, 1993, Librairie des Champs-Elysées
Mass Market Paperback in French / français
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Tajemniczy przeciwnik
1992, Phantom Press International
in Polish
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The secret adversary
1991, Ulverscroft
in English
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The secret adversary. Large Print.
1991, Ulverscroft
in Undetermined - (Large print edition)
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The secret adversary
1991, Berkley Books
in English - Berkley ed.
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The secret adversary
1988, G.K. Hall
in English
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The Secret Adversary (G K Hall's Agatha Christie Series)
March 1988, Macmillan Publishing Company
Hardcover in English - Largeprint edition
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Secret Adversary (The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection)
May 1, 1985, Bantam Books, Inc.
Hardcover in English
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Nian qing mao xian jia
1983, Yuan jing chu ban gong si
in Chinese
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Secret Adversary, The
July 1, 1983, Crimeline
Mass Market Paperback in English
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The Secret Adversary
July 1, 1983, Bantam
Mass Market Paperback in English
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The Secret Adversary
1981-07, Bantam Books
in English
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Ein gefährlicher Gegner.
January 1, 1981, Scherz
Paperback in German / Deutsch
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The secret adversary
1981, Bantam Books
in English - Bantam ed.
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Avversario segreto
1981, A. Mondadori
in Italian
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The Secret Adversary
1981, Triad / Granada
Paperback
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The secret adversary
1976, Triad, Panther
in English
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Secret Adversary
1969, Macmillan
Paperback
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The Secret Adversary
1967, Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
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The Secret Adversary
1967, Bantam
Paperback in English
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The secret adversary.
1958, Bodley Head
in English
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The secret adversary
1930, Dodd, Mead
in English
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The Secret Adversary
1922, Dodd, Mead and Company
in English
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The secret adversary
1922, Dodd, Mead
in English
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The Secret Adversary
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Tommy Beresford and Prudence 'Tuppence' Cowley are young, in love… and flat broke. Just after Great War, there are few jobs available and the couple are desperately short of money. Restless for excitement, they decide to embark on a daring business scheme: Young Adventurers Ltd.—"willing to do anything, go anywhere." Hiring themselves out proves to be a smart move for the couple. In their first assignment for the mysterious Mr. Whittingtont, all Tuppence has to do in their first job is take an all-expense paid trip to Paris and pose as an American named Jane Finn. But with the assignment comes a bribe to keep quiet, a threat to her life, and the disappearance of her new employer. Now their newest job are playing detective.

Where is the real Jane Finn? The mere mention of her name produces a very strange reaction all over London. So strange, in fact, that they decided to find this mysterious missing lady. She has been missing for five years. And neither her body nor the secret documents she was carrying have ever been found. Now post-war England's economic recovery depends on finding her and getting the papers back. But he two young working undercover for the British ministry know only that her name and the only photo of her is in the hands of her rich American cousin. It isn’t long before they find themselves plunged into more danger than they ever could have imagined—a danger that could put an abrupt end to their business… and their lives.

The Secret Adversary

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