• Publication date: 04/02/2021
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781788422963
  • eBook ISBN: 9781788422826
A Mrs Pollifax Mystery 9

Mrs Pollifax and the Whirling Dervish

Dorothy Gilman

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Mrs Pollifax is on hand in Morocco to back up an inept CIA agent, and it’s a good thing…

All she has to do is to masquerade as his aunt while he confirms the identities of seven undercover agents in Morocco – and keep him from making an unpleasant ass of himself. But things quickly go wrong. Their first informant is killed, and Mrs Pollifax begins to get the idea that her colleague is not who he says he is.

Still, she forges ahead, checking out suspicious informants, and coming to the conclusion that someone is an impostor and someone wants her dead.

Armed with only an open mind and a little karate, Mrs Pollifax is the most unlikely and lovable of international spies.

What readers are saying:

Love, love, love Mrs Pollifax. Ms Gilman has an extraordinary way of keeping you on the edge of your seat and turning the pages of her books.” 

“How can a sweet little old lady get into so much trouble? Mrs Pollifax is a gem and a hoot!

A book that gives you a big smile on every page. I’m looking forward to my next Mrs Pollifax adventure.”

Who wouldn’t fall in love with a senior citizen who wears absurd hats, pushes the book cart at the hospital, and knows karate?”

“I first read the Mrs Pollifax books when I was a little girl and I keep coming back to read the books again and again.”

“Read it, it’s the best thing you can do for yourself. It’s like a reminder of the zest for life.” 

Editorial reviews: 

Mrs Pollifax is an enchantress.” New York Times

“Mrs Pollifax gives Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple a rival to reckon with.” Toronto Star

Filled with adventures–and misadventures–but through it all Mrs Pollifax is triumphant.” Booklist

“Absorbing and worthwhile … You won’t want to put the book down.” Portland Telegram

The pace never flags, bolstered by the shrewd Mrs P. and a host of well-defined characters who all work their surprising wiles.” Publishers Weekly

Should delight you whether you’re looking for smiles or thrills.” New York Times Book Review

All’s right with the world as long as Mrs Pollifax is part of it.” Mobile Register

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