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Alexander Wilson in 1940. Image: Copyright the Alexander Wilson Estate. All rights reserved.

This website is owned and run by the Alexander Wilson Estate as an opportunity to analyse, investigate and review the life, times and writings of Alexander Wilson- an author, adventurer and spy who was born in Dover, England in 1893 and lived until his 70th year in 1963.

The nine books he wrote in the theme of Wallace of the Secret Service have been re-published by Allison and Busby in 2015-16 and all the rights in the covers, typography, design are strictly reserved.

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The Wallace of the Secret Service publishing project has been conceived by the CEO of Allison and Busby, Susie Dunlop and Edited by Sophie Robinson.

The distinctive cover designs are by Christina Griffiths with the cover illustrations from the Mary Evans Picture Library.

If you want to order any of the books in their various forms (paperback, electronic, audiobook, and Kindle etc) all you have to do is click on the cover image in the various postings.

The Wallace novels can be bought directly from Allison and Busby, and from reputable online book stores and book-shops.

An exciting recent development has been the production of full unabridged audio versions of the books by Lamplight audio.

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More than ten hours of listening is available in relation to ‘The Tunnel of 51’,  ‘The Devil’s Cocktail’ and ‘Wallace of the Secret Service.’

The spoken word versions are performed by the David Timson- a veteran and much respected BBC radio actor.

All the rights in Alexander Wilson’s biography, archives and books are managed by The Blair Partnership.

If you have any questions about the Alexander Wilson story and his works please contact the site’s administrator and Alexander Wilson’s biographer, Professor Tim Crook at t.crook@gold.ac.uk

Display of Wallace of the Secret Service novels by Alexander Wilson. Image: Tim Crook.

 

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  1. Matt says:

    Could you please let me know if you will do any more of the audiobooks?

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    1. Tim Crook says:

      Dear Matt,

      Many apologies for the delay in replying. We are not aware of any immediate plans to produce more audiobooks. However, a television drama series of Alexander Wilson’s life from the point of view of his fourth wife is in production and it is possible increased interest in his story and writings in the UK and USA will generate demand for more audio versions of his novels. In addition, he wrote many more novels than the Wallace of the Secret Service collection, and it may well be the case that some of these will be re-published. Sincerely and respectfully, Tim Crook.

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