Night of the Fox by Jack Higgins
It isn't often a man is buried fourty years after his death. But then nothing about Harry Martineau had ever been ordinary. A master British spy, he vanished during World War II, and only Sarah Drayton knows why. She fell in love with him on the most perilous mission of his career. And only now an the story begins in April 1944. A wounded American, with detailed knowledge of D-Day plans falls into Nazi hands. With Allied victory at stake, he must be found. Disguised as an SS officer, Martineau is soon swept into a deadly game of bluff and counterbluff- his opponet none other thank Field Marshal Rommel, the Desert Fox himself!
Windmill of the Gods by Sidney Sheldon
It all began with an astounding call from the White House. One minute arry Ashley, Kansas housewise and political sciene teacher, was chatting over dinner with her family; the next minute the President of the United States was asking her to become the new ambassador to Romania!
That call changes everything for Mary Ashley. She becomes an instant celebrity, hounded by the press, courted by politicians. Finally Mary arrives in exotic Bucharest to take up arrives in exotic Bucharest to take up her duites, confident, refreshinglycandid-and dangerously innocent.
For watching her closely is an invisible network of powerful men whose aim is to sabatage the president's bod new peace plan. They are about to set a diabolial trap. And the inexperienced young diplomat is the perfect bait.
Reader's Digest condensed Books Night of the Fox, Windmills of the Gods