The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1)
Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. This first in the series sends Emily on her first case after she successfully persuades a skeptical CIA... show more
Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. This first in the series sends Emily on her first case after she successfully persuades a skeptical CIA recruitment officer that she is the best person for the job.
Publish date: 2011-06-20
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
Series: Mrs Pollifax (#1)
Series: Mrs. Pollifax #1 Mrs. Pollifax is a widow in her sixties with grown children who has been feeling down in the doldrums and rather without purpose lately. So she decides to try to live out a childhood dream of becoming a spy by showing up at CIA headquarters and asking to be one. Through a ...
The question - what would you do if you had the time and freedom? Mrs. Pollifax's answer – be as spy. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman is the completely improbable but completely fun tale of this elderly widow turned spy. Mrs. Pollifax is an endearing, charming character. Her ability t...
Mrs Emily Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey is a widowed senior citizen with grown children. She feels she has outlived her usefulness and “loathes” her volunteer work. After a visit to her doctor, she is struck with an epiphany: she recalls that when she was growing up she had planned to become...
Whenever one comes across a spy thriller, one comes to expect a book stuffed with action, men fighting over secret messages, high ranking officials giving orders, and higher ranking officials being revealed as spies. And, if it is a modern day spy thriller, add to all the above a bevy of gadgets and...
The "unexpected" Mrs Polifax is the unlikely Mrs Polifax at least on first impressions. She's a white-haired sixty something, a widow from New Brunswick, New Jersey with grown children who are living lives apart from her. In the beginning of the book she's depressed, feeling useless. Her doctor asks...