The Siren Song

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Anne is twenty-five years younger than her pilot husband, Captain Maurice Corby. They live a comfortable life in affluent 1960’s London suburbia, full of dinner parties and international travel. But Anne longs for excitement. So when she is introduced to young junior pilot, Captain Matherson, the lure to seduce him is too strong to resist. When Captain Corby discovers the truth of the affair, could his desire for revenge put an end to Captain Matherson’s high-flying career before it’s even taken off . . .?

About David Beaty

Arthur David Beaty was a former RAF pilot, novelist and non-fiction writer whose books about flying earned him a worldwide reputation. " " " " Born in Ceylon, Beaty was educated at Kingswood, Bath and Merton College, Oxford, where he edited The Cherwell with Iris Murdoch. He became an RAF pilot during WWII, where he excelled, but gave up a life in the Air Force to write full-time. However, his experiences informed his many novels, thrillers originally written under the pseudonym Paul Stanton. In 1960, Cone of Silence was made into a film starring Peter Cushing and George Sanders, and Alfred Hitchcock bought the rights to Village of Stars, although the film was never made. " " " " In the late 1960’s Beaty turned his hand to writing non-fiction: his book about safety and aviation The Human Factor in Aircraft Accidents, caused wide controversy on its publication in 1969, but was later accepted and remains very influential.

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Books by David Beaty

The Heart of the Storm
The Heart of the Storm
The Proving Flight
The Proving Flight
The Cone of Silence
The Cone of Silence
Village of Stars
Village of Stars
The Wind Off The Sea
The Wind Off The Sea
Sword of Honour
Sword of Honour
The Gun Garden
The Gun Garden
Electric Train
Electric Train
Excellency
Excellency
The White Sea Bird
The White Sea Bird
The Stick
The Stick