World War II is over. The Allies have won. All Britain has to do now is survive the peace. And in the austerity-ridden, black-market-riddled underworld of post-war London, a rascally Cockney cat burglar and jewel thief redistributes the wealth of the upper classes to keep him, and his close circle of family and friends, safe and well—all while trying to steer clear of London’s many crime bosses.
On the eve of the Second World War, with only seven months supply of timber stockpiled, Britain was in trouble. Timber was critical to the war effort: it was needed for everything from aircraft and shipbuilding to communications and coal mining. Lacking in both men and timber, the government made a choice. Reluctantly, they opened lumber work for women to apply – and apply they did.
The Mediterranean is the perfect getaway; All year round sun. Beaches with an endless blue. Food worth graving for. Murder.