Alec Marsh is the author of the Drabble & Harris historical thriller series. His first book, ‘Rule Britannia’, is set against the backdrop of the Abdication Crisis in 1936 – and was described by Rebus-creator Ian Rankin as ‘a rollicking good read’. The Number One Ladies’ Detective Agency author Alexander McCall Smith noted it was ‘an immensely readable treat’. It was published in 2019 by Headline Accent.
The second novel in the series – ‘Enemy of the Raj’ – is set in British India in 1937 and was released in 2020.
The third Drabble and Harris book, 'Ghosts of the West', was published in original paperback and ebook on September 2021.
Alec was born in Essex and studied history at Newcastle University before embarking on a career in journalism. Over the last 20 years he has written for most of the national newspapers as well as for the New Statesman, the Spectator and Country Life. He is currently editor-at-large of Spear’s magazine, and lives in north Essex with his wife and family. He is also working on the fourth novel in the Drabble and Harris series, which will be set in Turkey.
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