Fifteen Hundred Miles an Hour

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
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Chronicles of the Secret Service

Frustrated with the sheer ennui of London life and looking for fresh excitement, Anthony Anstruther and his girlfriend leave a nightclub to find a drunken Russian tramp playing noughts and crosses in chalk on Anthony's car. This seemingly innocent enterprise spurs a chain of events involving the British Secret Service and an assassination that would shake the Empire to its foundations. In this thrilling trio of adventures, Sir Leonard Wallace and his Secret Service agents will thwart criminal endeavours from Hong Kong to Afghanistan and they'll stop at nothing to save the day. Wilson's Golden Age thrillers are long overdue for rediscovery, and a new generation will attest to their enduring power to enthral.
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His Excellency, Governor Wallace

BOOK 5 in the Wallace of the Secret Service Series. Sir Leonard is not the man to desire fame or notoriety. His chronicler has been forced to fall back on office records and information supplied by various members of the secret service, to tell of the struggles of Wallace and his intelligence officers and their battles against the Soviet Union, terrorism and subversion in the British Empire, Nazi Germany and the tentacles of global organised crime.
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Wallace Intervenes

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?The rediscovery of this classic Golden Age thriller, unavailable since the 1930s, is an unexpected treat for fans of classic British mysteries.
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Get Wallace!

BOOK 4 in the Wallace of the Secret Service Series. Sir Leonard is not the man to desire fame or notoriety. His chronicler has been forced to fall back on office records and information supplied by various members of the secret service, to tell of the struggles of Wallace and his intelligence officers and their battles against the Soviet Union, terrorism and subversion in the British Empire, Nazi Germany and the tentacles of global organised crime.
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Stitch in Time

"If there is reincarnation, I'm selfish enough to wish that next time around John Gould would come back as a writer again." —Mark Kramer in the Wall Street JournalIn these observations on the inhabitants of his Maine seacoast village, Mr. Gould addresses important matters. For example, there is the question of why there are two churches in a town of 800 souls, some of whom were atheists. It seems that the split between the two congregations was a matter of both free will and logic. The devotional division was caused by the question of whether Balaam's ass spoke or whether Balaam just said his ass spoke. There is more, wonderfully much more, in this joyful journey into the mind and memory of John Gould: how giving a child a calf to raise provides "top-notch instruction in agronomy, economics, subsistence, and merchandising," as well as milk in the shoes; how lobstermen can communicate without uttering a word; or his comment on women's yearning for equality: "If...
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The Devil's Cocktail

BOOK 2 in the Wallace of the Secret Service series. Sir Leonard is not a man to desire fame or notoriety. His chronicler has been forced to fall back on office records and information supplied by various members of the secret service, to tell of the struggles of Wallace and his intelligence officers and their battles against the Soviet Union, terrorism and subversion in the British Empire, Nazi Germany and the tentacles of global organised crime.
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Wallace at Bay

Having received intelligence regarding a dangerous band of anarchists planning to assassinate King Peter 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?Wilson's Golden Age thriller, available for the first time since the 1930s, is a forgotten classic of the genre.
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Wallace of the Secret Service

BOOK 3 in the Wallace of the Secret Service series. Sir Leonard is not a man to desire fame or notoriety. His chronicler has been forced to fall back on office records and information supplied by various members of the secret service, to tell of the struggles of Wallace and his intelligence officers and their battles against the Soviet Union, terrorism and subversion in the British Empire, Nazi Germany and the tentacles of global organised crime.
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The Mystery of Tunnel 51

BOOK 1 in the Wallace of the Secret Service Series. Sir Leonard is not the man to desire fame or notoriety. His chronicler has been forced to fall back on office records and information supplied by various members of the secret service, to tell of the struggles of Wallace and his intelligence officers and their battles against the Soviet Union, terrorism and subversion in the British Empire, Nazi Germany and the tentacles of global organised crime.
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