J. A. Stapleton

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J. A. Stapleton is the author of three crime novels. His book, film and TV reviews are available on Instagram at @j.a.stapleton.

His Detective Lacey novels are being edited. The series span four books set in Los Angeles between December 1941 and September 1949, combining the historical milestones of the era with fictional crime cases. His literary influences are Ian Fleming, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy. 

The first book in the Detective Lacey series "THE PATROLMAN" will be available on ABCTales.com.

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My stories

The Second World War: PART 6 - Andrew MacDonald - Sagan (1943) #2

The Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant, appointed Intelligence Chief of Stalag Luft III, Andrew MacDonald, left the warmth of Hut 106 and closed the door conspiratorially behind him.

The Second World War: PART 5 - Roger Farrier - Paris (1944) #2

When the café on the corner first opened its doors in August 1923, Pierre Goddard and his father thought their clientele would consist mostly of businessmen.

Beyond Bronson Hill

On those wintry nights, Ms. Abigail Parker wasn't sure exactly when the day ended, and the evening began.

The Second World War: PART 3 - Otto Krause - Berlin (1944) #2

On the afternoon of March twenty-sixth, the Hotel Adlon at number seventy-seven on the Unter den Linden, with its somewhat beige exterior and flat copper roof, became the scene of an abhorrent crime.