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Alexander Wilson

Alexander Wilson was born on 24 October, 1893 and died on 4 April, 1963. Before writing he was a spy and MI6 officer and used his experience as a basis for his page-turning novels.

Born in Dover to an Irish mother and English father (who was in the army), he served in the war and published his first novel The Mystery of Tunnel 151 in 1928. He is one of the most popular crime authors of the 1920 and '30s.



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  • Wallace of the Secret Service Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749020637 - Alexander Wilson
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    Espionage thrillers from the Golden Age of crime fiction, these books follow Sir Leonard Wallace as he attempts to crack all kinds of strange and compelling cases.

    The chief of the Secret Service, Wallace finds evidence of an anarchist organisation headed by a man called Ulyanov in Wallace at Bay. When his colleague, Carter, joins the anarchists to find out when they will strike, Wallace thinks success is on the cards - but then the tables are turned.

    Wallace Intervenes finds our hero discovering about the plight of a British agent who was sent to Germany but ended up falling in love with a baroness and facing a death penalty; and Chronicles of the Secret Service provides further adventures starring Wallace and his lieutenants Shannon and Cousins.

    This collection includes books 7-9 in Alexander Wilson's Wallace series.
  • APCAC
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    BOOK 5 in the Wallace of the Secret Service series. A full-blooded, stirring yarn, which grips the interest and carries the reader through a host of adventures to a breathless and highly exciting climax. This is a yarn told in the true Wallace tradition and Major Wilson is to be congratulated on maintaining the same atmosphere of quick-fire action.
  • ANAZZ
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    Chief of the Intelligence Department Sir Leonard Wallace - bearing always the hall mark of coolness and wit - is up to his earlobes in trouble. Summoned by the Viceroy of India, he makes a rapid flight to India to investigate the mysterious death of British officer Major Elliot and the theft of some very important dispatches.
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    BOOK 6 in The Wallace of the Secret Service Series. A full-blooded, stirring yarn which grips the interest and carries the reader through a host of adventures to a breathless and highly exciting climax. This is a yarn told in the true Wallace tradition and Major Wilson is to be congratulated on maintaining the same atmosphere of quick-fire action.
  • APCAD
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    BOOK 4 in the Wallace of the Secret Service series. Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous chief of the Secret Service, finds that the peace of Europe is threatened by a gang engaged in the theft and sale of national secrets. Wallace gets busy, and is assisted by the gang leader's own fear of him and his anxiety to get the Englishman into his power. Wallace's investigations, his startling discoveries and his escapes from death make this one of the most exciting books ever written by Alexander Wilson.
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    Extreme Nationalists are fighting to relinquish the British government's power in Egypt. Secret agent Henderson, deployed to Egypt to assess the trouble, sends a coded message to say he's on the trail of something big. But there's been no word since.
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    An intrigue against Britain by Bolshevik agents is strongly suspected at MI6. Sir Leonard Wallace sends Captain Hugh Shannon, disguised as a professor of English Literature, to India to get to the bottom of it.