Duncan James

Biography

Duncan James was an RAF pilot before eventually reaching the higher levels of the civil service, in a career that included top-level posts at home and abroad with the Defence Ministry, and work with the Metropolitan Police at Scotland Yard. A life-long and compulsive writer, he has produced everything from Government statements, Ministerial briefing papers, press announcements and reference books. As a public affairs consultant and freelance author, he was a prolific writer of magazine articles on a wide variety of subjects.

Books

Spy People
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 77,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Russian agents are uncovered at the heart of one of the UK’s most secret intelligence agencies, but he spies escape before they can be arrested, and the investigation into how they managed to get away leads inevitably to a hunt for their controller who managed to tip them off.
JUNK and other short stories
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of twelve short stories, with subjects ranging from sci-fi to spy thriller, from humour to history and from family to finance is written by the author of the trilogy of novels 'Cashback', 'Their Own Game' and 'Motorbike Men'. An entertaining anthology of easy reading.
Motorbike Men
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the first two books of this trilogy (“Cashback” and “Their Own Game”), mysterious and unexplained men on motorbikes appear from time to time. This final book explains their top secret role by following the desperate attempt by their Intelligence agency to prevent the assassination of one of Britain’s leading nuclear physicists.
Their Own Game
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 95,760. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
A top secret plan shifts the war on terrorism from the Middle East to Northern Ireland. Major Bill Clayton and his attractive sergeant Catherine Wilson hunt the killer of Clayton’s uncle who was involved with Libyan terrorist weapons suppliers. Prime suspect is the Head of Security at the Bank of England but they must first deal with terrorist Godfathers, stockpiled arms, double agents and murder.
Take Me Home
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A farmer and his wife, on a shopping visit to their quiet Hampshire village, find a young boy wandering in the High Street. Nobody appears to be looking for the boy, who is obviously a stranger and lost. The couple offer to look after him until he can be traced, but they soon discover that he is stranger than they think.
Happy Landings
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A humorous tale of assumption, supposition and realisation between a pilot and a young press photographer.
Death By Drowning
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
There is one day every year when the good people of Insch, keep well away from their Kirk. It is the home of the ensign of HMS Rodney, and strange things happen on the anniversary of the sinking of the Bismark. Tourist Charles Toogood knew nothing of this when he paid a visit to honour the memory of his Grandfather, the ship’s gunnery officer. He ended up paying the ultimate price.
A Bridge of Letters
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An estranged father and son, who have kept in touch for years through an exchange of letters, unexpectedly meet in Hong Kong. A near fatal meeting .... but suddenly they are thrown together in a desperate attempt to get back to England. Their background, their reunion and their escape make fascinating reading.
Cashback
By Duncan James
Price: Free! Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
England's world-famous folk hero lives on in the computer age, as brilliant Oxford mathematician Jonathan Hood, for obvious reasons known as Robin, sets out to prove to the world s banking community that its encryption security systems are vulnerable to attack.An intriguing tale of computer warfare waged against corruption has an unexpected twist in the tail.

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