Christmas in Wallace of the Secret Service novels

Christmas features in two Wallace of the Secret Service novels by Alexander Wilson. In ‘The Devil’s Cocktail’ (published in 1928) ┬áthe British Secret Service agent, Captain Hugh Shannon, sent to India to combat a deadly plot by Soviet Agents, is summoned on Christmas Day to be told to leave his role as a Professor of…

Get Wallace! Alexander Wilson’s fourth Secret Service novel published in 1934

‘Get Wallace’ firmly established Alexander Wilson’s fictional British Secret Service as something English speaking readers could identify with. It was rapidly becoming an imaginative force policing the world and keeping people safe from the evils of organised crime. The first publisher Herbert Jenkins explained ‘What This Story Is About’ Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous chief…