Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Margaret Duffy's "," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: by Margaret Duffy.

The entry begins: is the latest in a series featuring Patrick Gillard and Ingrid Langley. Each title has been a complete story but also part of the on-going tale of a couple right from when they meet again after divorce to the present when they have re-married and have children. Patrick first joined the police when he left school but it wasn’t exciting enough for him so he enlisted in the Devon and Dorset Regiment, now subsumed into The Rifles. After serious injury he was offered a job with MI5 on the recommendation of a senior officer, now working with that organisation. But, as he was still recovering, his duties would initially involve socialising (spy-hunting at aristocratic social events). He was told to find a female working partner because a lone man, a somewhat saturnine and dangerous individual at that, was too conspicuous. Having lost all confidence with women as a result of his injuries he approached his ex-wife, Ingrid, for help on the grounds that they had always got on famously in public. In a word, he was desperate. After hesitation, she agreed and that was where it all began. Eventually they work for the National Crime Agency.

An on-going series like this doesn’t lend itself to one movie, a TV series would be better. If this ever happens I would definitely want Paul...[read on]
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