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The Rose Code

Secrets, romance and treachery abound in Bletchley Park, the center of Britain's code breaking program in WWII, which is the setting for this highly entertaining book by Kate Quinn. We follow the lives of three women who are pulled into this mysterious world from different walks of life and soon become the best of friends while navigating their new lives as secret code breakers. The story switches between two timelines - during the war and several years later when we find out that something happened at the end of the war to tear them apart and land one of the girls in an insane asylum. What happened and who was the traitor?

The characters in The Rose Code (2021) are based on the lives of real people, as are many of the events, including a royal romance. A fascinating insight into a highly secretive part of Britain's war effort.

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