Eye Spy

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1960s & '70s

Ray Drayton

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‘To advance on The Kulak means to get down to business and strike The Kulak so he will never get back on his feet again.’ Joseph Stalin, prior to his death in 1953. The purge of ‘The Kulak’ – peasant victims of Stalin’s orgy of terror on ‘Capitalist Land Peasants’ commonly regarded as enemies of The Soviet State. The Kulaks’ fate was incarceration in the dreaded Siberian Gulags, forced labor camps where many were worked to death. Marc Rodin, European Correspondent for a London newspaper is commissioned to track down an old former Cold War Spy who worked for MI6 during the disastrous ‘Operation Jungle’ at the height of The Cold War. The West was dangerously close to loosing the battle of wits, and particularly in Berlin. MI6 assumed they could insert agents through the back door of Russia via The Baltic States of The Soviet Union to gather vital intelligence. Marc tracks his adversary across Southern France from The Pyrenees to Provence. His journey through present day France uncovers old spies who emerge from the shadows. A web of mystery and intrigue confronts him amongst the clandestine world of espionage including within Marc’s own family. Their secrets as far back as WW2 are exposed – secrets Marc had not been privy to until now. EYE SPY a historical fiction tells of a MI6 operation which was fatally flawed, resulting in serious loss of agents during The Cold War in The Baltic States. British Intelligence suspended the operation in 1955 due to increased loss of agents resulting in suspicions the operation had been compromised by The Soviet KGB.


Mystery, Romance, Suspense / Thriller, War, Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical Fiction,

Short Summary

The true facts of an MI6 spy operation to gain access to intelligence via Russia’s back door - this covert operation went horribly wrong costing lives of many agents by the KGB. The Baltic States secret operation was deemed within intelligence circles a disaster of epic proportions.


UK, France, Siberia, Spain, Baltic States

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

,Espionage Thriller

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Marc Rodin

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Lieutenant Commander Harry Ledbetter

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Leader, Patriotic, Secretive, Skillful, Strong Moral Code

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available



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