Decision at Delphi

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Kenneth Strang sets out for Sicily and Greece on a seemingly innocent, although fascinating, magazine assignment. But even before his ship sails from New York, the atmosphere becomes charged with sinister omens, as one mysterious event follows another in the course of the voyage.

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About the Author:

Helen Clark MacInnes (October 7, 1907, Glasgow – September 30, 1985, New York City) was a Scottish-American author of espionage novels.

She graduated from the University of Glasgow in Scotland in 1928 with a degree in French and German. Working as a librarian, she married the classicist Gilbert Highet in 1932 and moved with her husband to New York in 1937.

Among her works are:

  • Above Suspicion (1941) made into a film of the same name.
  • Assignment in Brittany (1942) made into a film of the same name
  • The Unconquerable (1944), also called While Still We Live
  • Horizon (1945)
  • Friends and Lovers (1947)
  • Rest and Be Thankful (1949)
  • Neither Five Nor Three (1951)
  • I and My True Love (1953)
  • Pray for a Brave Heart (1955)
  • North from Rome (1958)
  • Decision at Delphi (1960)
  • The Venetian Affair (1963), made into a film of the same name
  • Double Image (1966)
  • The Salzburg Connection (1968), made into a film of the same name
  • Message from Malaga (1971)
  • Snare of the Hunter (1974)
  • Agent in Place (1976)
  • Home Is the Hunter (1976)
  • Prelude to Terror (1978)
  • The Hidden Target (1980)
  • Cloak of Darkness (1982)
  • Ride a Pale Horse (1984)

In 1966 she won the Columba Prize for Literature.

About the Author:

Helen MacInnes (1907-1985) was the Scottish-born American author of 21 spy novels. Dubbed "the queen of spy writers", her books have sold more than 25 million copies in the United States alone and have been translated into over 22 languages. Several of her books have been adapted into films, such as Above Suspicion (1943), with Joan Crawford, and The Salzburg Connection (1972).

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