Ken Follett was only 27 when he wrote the award-winning novel Eye of the Needle which became an international bestseller. He has since written several equally successful novels and the non-fiction bestseller On Wings of Eagles. He lives with his family in London and Hertfordshire.
Two weeks before D-Day an attack by the French Resistance on a telephone exchange vital to the Germans fails against the heavily guarded building. A young British secret agent plans to parachute into France with an all female team known as the Jackdaws to penetrate the building but a ruthless German intelligence colonel is on her trail.