Elizabeth Wein

Monday, November 9 at 5 PM (CST)


Join Anderson's Bookshop for a virtual event with Elizabeth Wein to celebrate the release of her new book, The Enigma Game! Fifteen-year-old Louisa Adair must team up with two friends to crack a German code -- and put herself straight into the enemy's crosshairs -- in this nail-biting historical novel set during World War II.

Every book ticket will include a signed (bookplate) copy of the book.

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More about the book:

The hair stood up at the back of my neck. Those letters meant something. And with the cipher machine, I'd worked it out myself.


1940. Facing a seemingly endless war, fifteen-year-old Louisa Adair wants to fight back, make a difference, do something-anything to escape the Blitz and the ghosts of her parents, who were killed by enemy action. But when she accepts a position caring for an elderly German woman in the small village of Windyedge, Scotland, it hardly seems like a meaningful contribution. Still, the war feels closer than ever in Windyedge, where Ellen McEwen, a volunteer driver with the Royal Air Force, and Jamie Beaufort-Stuart, a flight leader for the 648 Squadron, are facing a barrage of unbreakable code and enemy attacks they can't anticipate.


Their paths converge when a German pilot lands in Windyedge under mysterious circumstances and plants a key that leads Louisa to an unparalleled discovery: an Enigma machine that translates German code. Louisa, Ellen, and Jamie must work together to unravel a puzzle that could turn the tide of the war? but doing so will put them directly in the cross-hairs of the enemy.


Featuring beloved characters from Code Name Verity and The Pearl Thief, as well as a remarkable new voice, this brilliant, breathlessly plotted novel by award-winning author Elizabeth Wein is a must-read.