Wallace at Bay
Allison & Busby Ltd
OverviewHaving 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?
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.