As a former Government Undercover Agent I am experienced in all aspects of Security and Intelligence, as well as criminal investigations. Also, as a Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals and Investigator, my knowledge extends to Civil and Criminal Law. Cold War Espionage, is one of my specialist subjects.
Non-fiction books to date include Enemies of the State which reports on the activities of the Security Services, also The Business Security Handbook both published by Simon and Schuster.
As a Martial Arts Instructor holding the rank of 5th dan black belt, I have been teaching for over 35 years, so can be considered an expert in most forms of Martial Arts. I am the author of An Introduction to Judo available now in both paperback and e-book format www.anintroductiontojudo.co.uk .
My work as a Civilian Pilot of aeroplanes and helicopters means I am experienced in most aspects of aviation, also having served in the Armed Forces for many years I have extensive knowledge of this environment, particularly Counter Intelligence and Special Forces operations.
January 2015 LATEST book release (Non-Fiction)
WHISPER NOT YOUR SECRETS : A Guide to working as a Government Secret Agent or Confidential Police Informant
Working as a confidential police informant or government secret agent is a highly dangerous occupation, and to survive the many perils requires careful planning and unique skills. Whisper Not Your Secrets reveals how to successfully operate as a police informant or agent for the Security Services and exposes the issues associated with this type of work and what can befall a secret helper if discovered, along with effective methods of survival. Whisper Not Your Secrets is therefore essential reading for anyone contemplating such work. Available via Amazon
BERLIN CITY OF SPIES : During the Cold War I worked in Berlin on Surveillance Assignments which took me behind the Wall into East Germany where I experienced first hand the Stasi Secret Police. Berlin City Of Spies is a tale of espionage set in Cold War Berlin during the 70s - 80s, weaving its way to intriguing events in 2000's. This is a work of pure fiction and in no way purports to be related to the my official work, it is the first in a series involving the lead character - Agent Jack Stone - working for a top secret Government Spy unit. Available in kindle and paperback formats. Find out more www.berlincityofspies.co.uk or visit my You Tube Channel : www.youtube.com/user/BerlinCityofSpies
TRAITORS IN THE WIND starts during World War II with Secret Agents in the Far East acting on the Prime Minister’s orders to sabotage the Japanese occupation of Batavia, is full of action, espionage and conspiracy perpetrated at the highest levels of British and American Intelligence spanning World War II to modern day. Featuring Berlin City of Spies undercover agent Jack Stone. Available in kindle and paperback http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/1494905876/thewordpool
Children's Fiction : In addition to the spy books for adults I have written three children's fiction books published by Top That Publishing Venom Rising and Vipers' Nest, which are espionage related adventure stories combined with interactive web sites.
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In addition to the above I have numerous writing and broadcasting credits, including work for the BBC's Secret Society Series and The Cook Report, as well as investigative attributes which are detailed on my web site: http://www.garymurray.co.uk