Charged with espionage and bigamy to boot John Ryder didn t have a prayer of a defense His trial was beginning the next morning in the Old Bailey when his desperate barrister turned to Antony Maitland Ryder swore that he had never laid eyes on the defecting KGB agent who claimed Ryder passed him state secrets or on the London woman who tearfully described him as her long lost husband Maitland guessed at the truth But the deadly proof lay in the dark world of spies and in what someone thought was a little white lie Publisher s description Free Read [ The Lie Direct ] by [ Sara Woods ] – heartforum.co.uk
Lana Hutton Bowen Judd UK 1922 1986 aka Anne Burton, Mary Challis, Margaret LeekBorn in England, she was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Filey, Yorkshire.During the Second World War, she worked in a bank and as a solicitor s clerk in London Here she gained much of the information later used in her novels Lana married Anthony George Bowen Judd on April 25, 1946 They ran a pig breeding farm between 1948 and 1954 In 1957 they moved to Nova Scotia, Canada She worked as a registrar for St Mary s University until 1964 In 1961 she wrote her first novel, Bloody Instructions, introducing the hero of forty nine of her mysteries, Anthony Maitland, an English barrister.Her last years she lived with her husband at Niagara on the Lake, Ontario.
- 191 pages
- The Lie Direct
- Sara Woods
- 18 January 2017 Sara Woods