POLLIFAX by Dorothy Gilman in this sample recording o. Cold War spy thriller written in 1966 that manages to be both cozy and steely. Pollifax novels including The Unexpected Mrs. Mrs Pollifax both unlikely and hugely likeable is a disaster waiting to happen. Preview and download books by Dorothy Gilman including The Unexpected Mrs. Barbara Rosenblat is one of my favorite narrators. Dorothy Gilman 19232012 was the author of 14 Mrs. Book 1 The Unexpected Mrs. Dorothy Gilman started the series in 1970the story of a garden-club wife from New Brunswick NJ who joins the CIA in a madcap series of eventsand Barbara Rosenblat narrates a dozen titles all available at Audible. Pollifax novels including The Unexpected Mrs. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. Pollifax and the Lion Killer. Pollifax by Gilman Dorothy 1923-Publication date 1988 Topics Pollifax Emily Fictitious character -- Fiction Women spies -- United States -- Fiction Intelligence service -- United States -- Fiction Spy stories American Publisher New York. Pollifax decides to take up spying to enliven her life. Shes so bored that she almost almost steps off the roof of her apartment building. Then a chance chat with her doctor reminds Mrs Pollifax that she once wanted to be a spy. For the uninitiated like me this is the first book in a series of old-fashioned Cold War spy novels featuring one Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer. Dorothy Gilman 1923-2012 was the author of 14 Mrs. Good day Miss Hartshorne said dismissingly.