In Julia Probyn's fifth adventure, first published in 1965, Julia moves to a remote French mountain village near the Spanish border, while her husband, a British Intelligence agent, is on a secret assignment. As always, adventures comes Julia's way. A sabotage plot is underway, with France's gas reserved being targeted. Julia is six months pregnant as the plot unfolds, and her early labor creates additional suspense. The book is richest in its secondary characters: a Scottish lord & his family living in a nearby town with their optimist and pessimist twins, Bonnecourt, a mountain guide & hunter and the main suspect in the sabotage, and Julia's cousin, Colin Munro. Fans of Julia Probyn's will delight in the thrilling intrigue of Julia's adventure in the Pyrenees.