The Unicorns Daughter



The Unicorns Daughter ReviewFrom Publishers WeeklyBeishir Angels At Midnight Pens A Winner With This Gripping Thriller Jaime Lynde S Father Has Been Missing For 19 Years, And When She Learns Of His Covert Career In The OSS And The CIA, She Becomes Convinced That He Is Alive And His Whereabouts Concealed For Sinister Reasons The Plot Elements Are Familiar Obfuscating CIA Operatives An Agent Who Vanishes Into Deep Cover An Elaborate Official Cover Story And People Who Begin To Die Under Mysterious Circumstances But Beishir S Galloping Pace Revitalizes These Standbys, And She Confidently Builds To A Revelatory And Spellbinding Finale And In The Midst Of All The Intrigue, A Romance Develops For Jaime But The Sex Is Slow Burn Than Beishir S Trademark High Sizzle, As If Beishir Herself Was Too Involved In The Moves And Countermoves Of Espionage To Concentrate On Bedroom Dramas Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.From The AuthorWhen I Was Working On This Book Back In 1986, I D Originally Planned To Have The Climax Take Place In Amsterdam As Fate Would Have It, However, President Reagan Ordered The Air Strike On Libya And The The Idea Of Sending My Characters Into The Middle East Seemed A Much Better Option.Berkley Originally Published The Book As A Time For Legends In 1990, With A Lovely Cover That Didn T Really Say Anything About The Story I Got Tired Of Having To Say, With Great Embarrassment, I Have No Idea When People Asked What That Title Meant Thanks, Marketing Chimps And I Mean That In The Most Sarcastic Way Possible , So When I Regained The Rights To It And Decided To Publish It As An Ebook, Some Changes Were In Order.

10 thoughts on “The Unicorns Daughter

  1. says:

    Norma Beishir s The Unicorn s Daughter formerly published as A Time for Legends has recently been re released This fast paced thriller strikes forward at lightning speed Beishir is a seasoned author and master storyteller who takes us on an adventure from the USA to Europe and the Middle East The story spans the World War II era up to the Reagan era Beishir spins us a tale of espionage, sacrifice, and growth James Lynde was the master spy he was every intelligence agency s dream Known a Norma Beishir s The Unicorn s Daughter formerly published as A Time for Legends has recently been re released This fast paced thriller strikes forward at lightning speed Beishir is a seasoned author and master storyteller who takes us on an adventure from the USA to Europe and the Middle East The story spans the World War II era up to the Reagan era Beishir spins us a tale of espionage, sacrifice, and growth James Lynde was the master spy he was every intelligence agency s dream Known as the Unicorn, he was just as mystical at covering his tracks His ultimate task was to find a cover that would allow him to get into Russia during the Cold War He came up with a plan that led him to marry a Senator s daughter and to head an International Investment Banking Firm, which the former Senator had inherited, that allowed him to travel throughout the world This simple cover became complex whe...

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    The Unicorn s Daughter previously published as A Time For Legends is a sprawling tale, set over several decades between World War Two and the 1980s, using world events as a backdrop The emotional core of the story, and its greatest strength, is the bond between a father and daughter.James Lynde starts out the story, signing up for service in the OSS during the war He serves behind the lines throughout with resistance fighters in occupied Europe, aiding the efforts to overthrow the Nazis, and The Unicorn s Daughter previously published as A...

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    The Unicorn s daughter is Jaime, but the story begins with her father He worked first for the OSS and after WWII for the CIA When he takes on a cover of married man with a child, his unhappy wife kills herself but his young daughter adores him She works to make him proud and waits eagerly for him to come home from his travels.Bu...

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    The Unicorn s DaughterThis was a really good read Covering decades of the life of an American spy and covert operator and his daughter Called to a life of espionage James Lynde always rose to the occasion and followed where the winds of war and terrorism His only child, a daughter who deeply loved the only parent she had left home aloneoften than not As she reached her majority Jamie Lynde went to the middle east to find her father after being told that he had committed treason against The Unicorn s DaughterThis was a really good read Covering decades of the life of an American spy and covert operator and his daughter Called to a life of espiona...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Parts of this story I liked quite a bit other parts I found repetitive Attempts to set in a historical context from OSS activity in WWII up to to terrorist activity in 1980 s Libya, worked up to a point but they were generally superficial The main p...

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    I really enjoyed this book until the end It had a great plot build up that was suspenseful and kept you hanging on to find out what was going to happen next However, I was greatly disappointed at the climax of the story the pieces of the puzzle weren t connecting back to that awesome plot build up, and events were happening with little to no explanation how The book ended very quickly without actually filling you in on everything I loved the book through the end and then was left disappoint I really enjoyed this book until the end It had a great plot build up that was suspenseful and kept you hanging on to find out what was going to happen next However, I was greatly disappointed at the climax of the story the pieces of the puzzle weren t conne...

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    read on cruise free kindle ebookJaime Lynde would stop at nothing to find the truth.As a child, she was told her father was dead, but one by one, the lies began to unravel James Lynde was an operative for the OSS during World War II, and later for the CIA...

  8. says:

    I was going to review this, but I just can t It wouldn t be fair I don t like or read romances and I didn t know that s what this was until I was too far into it I will say the formatting is ABYSMAL, and that there is farto copyediting than spellcheck If I could give it negative stars, I would.

  9. says:

    Exciting.fast movingI thoroughly enjoyed this story It was fast moving and always kept you wondering what was going to happen next It was very hard for me to stop reading.It certainly held my attention I really look forward to readingof Norma Beishir s work.

  10. says:

    This book reads like the cliff notes for a much longer novel It is a good storyline, but seems to skim through the story But it kept my interest.

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