From her first date with the Commander, award-winning journalist Abby Ellin was caught up in a whirlwind. Within six months he proposed and they moved in together. But soon, her fiancé’s exotic stories of international espionage began to unravel and it all became clear that he was lying about who he was and led a secret life.
After sharing her story, she was floored to find out that her experience was the same as many others, sharpwitted and self-aware, but deceived by loved ones. Abby’s journey reveals how often we encounter people whose lives beneath the surface are more improbable than we ever imagined.