While poking through Grandma Luke's book shelves this summer, I came across The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes. I didn't have time to read it while in Boise, but I stumbled across it again via Kindle and decided to give it a try. I really enjoyed it!
It's a Cold War story and very fast-paced and suspenseful. Being a Cold War story written from a western European perspective, it's also very black-and-white about who the bad guys are and who the good guys are. But I liked the main character who stumbled into espionage and was feeling his way in the dark. I liked the honesty the author showed in talking about the consequences of the war. I liked that the story was imagined from real events. And I liked that there was a little romantic subplot to keep the story from being too, too plot driven. :)