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Alexander Wilson - Author

About the Author

Alexander Wilson was a writer, spy and secret service officer. He served in the First World War before moving to India to teach as a Professor of English Literature, and began writing spy novels whilst there. During WW2, Wallace worked as an intelligence agent. He enjoyed great success and notoriety for his writing in the 1940s, with reviews in the Telegraph, Observer, Scotsman and the Times Literary Supplement. He died in 1963.

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Poems. by Alexander Wilson

Poems. by Alexander Wilson

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2018

Wallace at Bay

Wallace at Bay

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/04/2016

Having received intelligence regarding a dangerous band of anarchists planning to assassinate King Peter of Yugoslavia on his royal visit to England, the British Secret Service are hot on the trail of one of the key suspects. At the centre of the investigation is Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous Chief of the Secret Service. His team soon discover that the group is a small part of a much larger conspiracy with international ambitions of exterminating all royalty. Can Sir Leonard and his courageous adherents disband the fanatics before their evil designs take hold?

Wallace Intervenes

Wallace Intervenes

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/04/2016

Sir Leonard Wallace, Chief of the Secret Service, sends one of his agents to Germany to obtain vital information from the Baroness von Reudath. Foster is told to feign infatuation with her, but the lines between reality and pretence soon blur as a result of his growing affection for the baroness. Before long, Foster becomes prey to the insane jealousy of the tyrannical Marshal von Strom: Foster suddenly disappears and the baroness is charged with treason - the punishment for which is death. Can Wallace use his cunning to foil von Strom's treacherous plans and rescue the distressed lovers before it's too late?

Microbes of Power

Microbes of Power

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2015

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.

Get Wallace!

Get Wallace!

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2015

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.

His Excellency, Governor Wallace

His Excellency, Governor Wallace

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2015

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.

The Devil's Cocktail

The Devil's Cocktail

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2015

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.

Wallace of the Secret Service

Wallace of the Secret Service

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2015

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.

The Mystery Of Tunnel 51

The Mystery Of Tunnel 51

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2015

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.

AMNH Nature's Art

AMNH Nature's Art

Author: Alexander Wilson, E. A. Seguy Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 01/01/2014

The American Museum of Natural History Research Library is home to volumes of beautiful art made by scientists seeking to understand the natural world. This gorgeous postcard book features 30 unique works of art from these archives - a real curio of curiosities. These postcards are perfect for everyday postal use, but also look striking when framed. Bound together in a handsome book, these make an ideal gift when paired with our Nature Art Pen & Pencil Set or Petite Journal Set. Learn more about the museum and plan a visit at www.amnh.org.

Poems. by Alexander Wilson

Poems. by Alexander Wilson

Author: Alexander Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2010

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