Toby Oliver

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Toby Oliver was born in London, and since 2007 moved to the countryside of West Sussex with his family in England. For many years he worked as an Administrator in Central London. His first novel Codename Nicolette is based upon the real-life secret work of MI5's Double Cross System who was responsible for controlling turned Nazi agents located in Britain during World War II. His other works include Mission Lisbon - The Double Cross, Dead Man Walking - A Spy Amongst Us and more recently.
His last two novels are set during the Cold War. The Downing Street Plot - an Agent’s Revenge and, Duty & Betrayal, his latest release.

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Dead Man Walking: A Spy Amo...

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Codename Nicolette

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Set in the North East of England, DCI Jack Mason is called upon to investigate a particularly gruesome double murder. Two days later the body of a young man is discovered in a city storage locker. The torso’s head and hands are missing. With a serial ...more
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"I absolutely loved this book. It had every element you could imagine in an espionage political thriller. The author did a masterful job with the storyline. I was totally engrossed in the story by the end of the first chapter and couldn't stop read..." Read more of this review »
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"Just a warning…when starting this book make sure you don’t have anywhere you need to be or anything you need to do because you won’t want to stop reading until you’ve finished it all!! Trust me on this! “Duty and Betrayal” starts off with an intri..." Read more of this review »
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""Duty and Betrayal" eBook was published in 2016 and was written by Toby Oliver. Mr. Oliver has published five novels. 

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Satan’s Beckoning is an enjoyable crime novel. The characters are well-drawn and totally believable. I particularly enjoyed the interaction between DCI Jack Mason and profiler David Carlisle. They make for an interesting team. I love books that are n ...more
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