A love story between a penniless student, David, and an attractive aristocratic girl, Penny. Family and social pressures threaten to tear them apart, but they discover that they can find a future together in spite of the odds.
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.