PDF ☆ BOOK Stratton's War Î LAURA WILSON

BOOK Stratton's War

PDF ☆ BOOK Stratton's War Î LAURA WILSON Î London June 1940 When the body of silent screen star Mabel Morgan is found impaled on a wrought iron fence the coroner rules her death as suicide Detective Ted Stratton is not convinced and suspects that Morgan’s fatal fall may have been the work of one of Soho’s most notorious gangBoss is involved in espionage Only when Stratton’s path crosses Diana’s does the pair start to uncover the truth And soon they also begin to realize they like each other a little too mu very twisty but compelling read

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London June 1940 When the body of silent screen star Mabel Morgan is found impaled on a wrought iron fence the coroner rules her death as suicide Detective Ted Stratton is not convinced and su This book probably would have played out much better if Wilson had stuck with the murder or is it? mystery with Stratton as its central character Unfortunately there's also the story of Diane Diana? I don't really care though I was just reading this yesterday a married socialite turned sort of spy who's trying to get information on I don't care whatI don't know how these stories are supposed to intersect because 150 plus pages in the two main characters haven't met and their plots seem to have absolutely nothing to do with each other Stratton is asking uestions about the apparent suicide of an aging silent screen beauty while the trapped in a loveless marriage Diane or Diana or whatever is going to parties where she meets you guessed it a fabulously ridiculously handsome man and the story gets incredibly stupidThis ridiculously handsome man won't take no for an answer Their exchanges consist of the followingHave dinner with me No I don't want to man lists menu items Have dinner with me No You know you want to No they have dinner They go to dinner again There's an air raid; she gets a cut on her ankle He takes her to his apartment where he dresses her ankle then pins her down on the couch and shoves his hand up her skirtStop it You know you want it You're hurting me let me go Come on you know you want it I said you're hurting me I'm married Stop I'll take care of you you know you want it Let me go You want me I do want you Blessedly off screen consensual sex followed by I love yous on both sidesWTF????????? I'm supposed to believe this s?Yes folks we're still in the age of no means I really want you and I love you even though you're a philandering demanding prick and I'm bored and spinelessI don't even care how the story plays out The only remotely sympathetic characters are Stratton and his wife and Joe Vincent the rest are justwhateverRanting I know but I justhate this booksomuchFor WWII British murder mysteries I think I'm gonna stick with the excellent BBC series Foyle's War This is just stupid

BOOK È Stratton's War Î Laura Wilson

Stratton's WarSpects that Morgan’s fatal fall may have been the work of one of Soho’s most notorious gangstersMeanwhile MI5 agent Diana Calthrop is leading a covert operation when she discovers that her This is a good complicated read Two life plots intertwine and its than half the novel beforethe two key characters Diana Calthrop and Ted Stratton come together Diana terribly unhappily married and very young goes to work for the War Dept during WWII and ends up in MI5 hence the title of the novel DI Ted Strattonthe key character and core of the series is suspicious of the suicide of a former silent screen star beauty The plot combines the spy novel of LeCarre and the psychological mysteries of Barbara Vine Who to trust becomes a key uestion for both Diana and Ted Both are essentially good people trying to be that in an essentially impossible situation Diana's love life and Ted's domestic tranuility create a counter point but ultimately part of the whole puzzle A plot too complicated to summerize The handling of gay men seems crude and unkind and can distress the reader but reflect the closeted life of gays and the attitude of straights in the 1940s and the role that played in espionage and counter espionage Diana and her boss F J are based on real characters Not all titles in this series are available in the US Have ordered four of the existing 6 from the UK through Just a heads up This is a page flipper