- ALY MONROE
Welcome to my website!
Welcome to my website. Here you will information and background about the Peter Cotton series. You can read a Q&A for each of the books, a comprehensive list of reviews, and you will find a link to my blog. If there is anything you would like to ask me, do get in touch via the contact email and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Meanwhile, you can follow me on twitter and 'like' me on the official Aly Monroe facebook page.
Aly Monroe Blogspot
History and Story
To celebrate History Writing Month in Edinburgh, fellow writer Andrew Williams and myself have gathered together some of the most interesting and respected writers of historical fiction today to present a thought-provoking series of events. More...
Time to read
Quiet Versus Life – Or Perhaps PR
I have been remiss about posting blogs recently. There are two main reasons. First, I’ve been working on Peter Cotton #5 – which actually continues straight on from Black Bear and is to be called ‘Needle Bearer’. More...
Declan Burke, The Irish Times
“abducted and injected with “at least three truth-drugs” ..... Cotton’s covert observation of his own personality as he slowly, painfully, returns to himself. .... gorgeous prose ..... a delicately nuanced character study.”
Norman Price, Eurocrime
“a tense atmospheric narrative ... writes with such style and cleverness that her sub-plots ... are almost Austen like ... abounds with intriguing characters ... skilfully draws the reader into the story ... a fine addition to a series which has got me hooked.”
IcelightBuy on Amazon and Waterstones and Goldsboro
2012 CWA Historical Dagger Winner
‘The Peter Cotton series is proving to be absolutely unmissable ... Monroe ably conjures up a world of murder and double dealing in prose that is more finely judged than is to be found in most genre fiction.’ Barry Forshaw, the Good Book Guide.
“commercial writing’s rarest beast – a gloriously defiant individualist.’ Jeremy Jehu, The Telegraph. More reviews
Washington Shadow> Q & A for Washington Shadow
Available from Amazon,Waterstones
and Goldsboro. Download from Amazon.
> Extract from Washington Shadow
Maze of Cadiz> Q & A for The Maze of Cadiz
Available from Amazon UK, Amazon Canada, Waterstones, and Goldsboro. Download from Amazon.
> Extract from The Maze of Cadiz