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Washington Shadow - Signed, Lined & Dated

Washington Shadow - Signed, Lined & Dated

by Aly Monroe

Publisher John Murray

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September 1945. Bankrupt and desperate, Britain sends John Maynard Keynes to boom town Washington to beg for a loan. Under cover of the backup team, agent Peter Cotton is sent to investigate the break-up of America's wartime intelligence agency.

Cotton finds himself caught up in a world of shadows involving an extraordinarily attractive girl from the US State Department, a Soviet ex-tank commander claiming to be his opposite number, a contrarian African academic, an ambitious, quick-tempered boss from the world of misinformation . . . and an Anglo-American conspiracy that will change the world of post-war intelligence for ever.

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About the Author

Aly Monroe

Aly Monroe is the author of the Peter Cotton series, set in the 1940s, which follows the development of a young intelligence agent. Her first novel, The Maze of Cadizwas published in 2008 and is set in Spain, where she spent a large part of her life working as a teacher and translator. The second in the series, Washington Shadow, was shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Award, and the third, Icelight, was awarded the 2012 CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger.


Aly also teaches oral presentation and writing courses (creative and academic), and is editor and writing consultant for academic research groups in the UK and in Spain.

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