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Redeemable: A standalone Peter Cotton short story

Aly Monroe

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Fiction, Espionage & spy thriller

REDEEMABLE is a standalone short story in the critically acclaimed Peter Cotton series following the fortunes of British spy Peter Cotton as he navigates the treacherous uncertainties of the post-war world. For all readers of John le Carre, Robert Harris, Eric Ambler and Graham Greene

Germany: July 1945. From poverty-stricken Madrid, intelligence agent Peter Cotton is sent to the British Zone of Occupation, first to Hamburg, then to Luneberg, headquarters of the Second Army. The troops, told to be 'conquerors, not oppressors', have discovered that in Germany anyway, they are rich and can get richer. The black market is blatant and comes in many shades and temptations - but just how high up the chain of command does it go And what can Cotton really do about it

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Praise for Redeemable: A standalone Peter Cotton short story

  • Praise for the Peter Cotton series

  • 'Splendid . . . enlightening and engaging' - The Times

  • 'I was gripped from start to finish' - Literary Review

  • 'Clever and fascinating . . . Reminded me of Graham Greene' - Guardian

  • 'Impressive . . . The next can't come too soon' - Financial Times

  • 'A natural storyteller . . . a cracking atmosphere' - Mail on Sunday

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Aly Monroe

Aly Monroe was born and educated in England. Trained in linguistics, she has lived abroad - mostly in Spain - and speaks several languages. She is married and has three children. The first three books in the Peter Cotton series, Maze of Cadiz and Washington Shadow and Icelight (winner of the 2012 Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award) are also available from Hodder & Stoughton. You can find out more about Peter Cotton and Aly Monroe via her website, or at, through her official facebook page at, and you can follow her on Twitter at

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