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Books and profile for Aly Monroe

The Maze of Cadiz by Aly Monroe

‘The Maze of Cadiz’ is Aly Monroe’s first novel and introduces the character of Peter Cotton. Cotton is the ultimate phlegmatic Englishman (he made me think of John Major and his many grey ties) so this is definitely not an … Continue reading

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Aly Monroe Profile and Books

Aly Monroe is a British writer who grew up in the outer suburbs of London. She spent much of her life living in Spain working as a teacher and translator. She has three children and two grandchildren who live in … Continue reading

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Black Bear by Aly Monroe

‘Black Bear’ is the fourth appearance of Peter Cotton, the British Intelligence Officer created by Aly Monroe. This novel is set in 1947 and Cotton has been sent to New York to observe the setting up of the United Nations. … Continue reading

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Icelight by Aly Monroe

The atmosphere portrayed in this book is incredible. England is seriously in debt from WWII and in 1947 everything is rationed – to the extent that most people can barely get enough food to survive. Coal is also rationed and … Continue reading

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