'Mid-calf, navy blue day dress with pearl buttons by Victor Stiebel. Dove grey tweed jacket and fox stole by House of Hartnell. Hat by Elsa Schiaparelli. Perfect for luncheons, jaunts around town and spying on fascists'. Lady Pamela, fashion columnist and socialite, is recruited by MI5 to keep notes on Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, suspected to be colluding with the German Embassy. Pamela suddenly realises that what began as an adventure has led to a deadly struggle for power in a world in the shadow of war.