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David Downing


David Downing

David Downing grew up in suburban London. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for both adults and children, including six novels featuring Anglo-American journalist John Russell and the nonfiction work SEALING THEIR FATE: The Twenty-Two Days That Decided World War II. He lives with his wife in Guildford, England.

David Downing

Books by David Downing

by David Downing - Espionage, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Jack McColl has always hoped to make a job for himself as a spy. As his sales calls take him from city to great city, he moonlights collecting intelligence for His Majesty's Navy. With a geopolitical catastrophe brewing, he soon realizes what his aspirations may cost him. Meanwhile, an American suffragette journalist has wiled her way deep into his affections, and it’s not long before he realizes that her family might be embroiled in the Irish Republican movement his bosses are fighting against.

by David Downing - Historical Fiction

John Russell is tracked down by Soviet agent Shchepkin, who helped Russell survive war, to repay that war-time debt. He has no choice, but to be sent back to Germany and take up a cover as an investigative journalist and hand over US intelligence reports on the German Communist Party. Will John every be able to leave the past behind?