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Sophie Schiller's Danish Transfer

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Sophie Schiller was born in Paterson, NJ and grew up in the West Indies amid aging pirates and retired German spies. Educated at American University, Washington, DC, she spent many years working in International Business before becoming a writer. Currently residing in Brooklyn, New York, Sophie is at work on a sequel to "Spy Island" and on a historical thriller set during the Great Game in Tibet.

"Spy Island" is an historical spy thriller for the adventure-lover. Prepare to be carried away to a tropical island with its potent mixture of suspense, romance, intrigue, and a delightful assortment of island characters who will cast a spell over you.

If you can imagine a tropical Danish sugar colony during the Great War replete with German spy characters, Old World Danish characters, colorful West Indian characters, Irish sailor characters, blazing Luger pistols, a mad Voodoo Queen, and a daunting, resourceful heroine, then you have a good picture of "Spy Island".

Come, find out more about what Sophie has to say about the story behind the story of how this book came to be and how it evolved.