Mark Butterworth


The Berlin Assignment
The Berlin Assignment

28 Feb 2024


In the perilous atmosphere of the Cold War, Adam Devon, a civilian pilot, becomes unwittingly embroiled in an MI6 covert operation to extract a Russian missile scientist from Berlin. But there are traitors in the British Establishment passing information to the Russians and as the assignment starts to go wrong Devon becomes trapped in East Germany.


Hannah, Devon’s fiancée and one-time agent for the Israeli Secret Service, leads the mission to rescue him and the rest of the team. However, her best chance of success lies in the hands of the unscrupulous Henry Fitzjohn, a British MP and old RAF rival of Devon’s, who had once sought a relationship with her.


In a race to unmask the traitor and rescue Devon, loyalties are tested and unexpected alliances form. In a world where secrets are currency and danger is ever-present, will love and resilience prevail against all odds?



The Pearl River
The Pearl River

28 Feb 2023

The role of the armed forces is becoming increasingly uncertain in the post-war world of 1949, and Flight Lieutenant Adam Devon is considering his future as a Spitfire pilot.

Daring and resourceful, his love of flying keeps him in the skies and from travelling home; when the opportunity for promotion presents itself in a shrinking airforce, Devon is pit against the wily Flight Lieutenant Fitzjohn, a man of unscrupulous practices and morals…

His mission in Hong Kong is a dangerous one, and when he meets a beautiful British girl, Hannah, he can feel himself falling for her… Devon and Hannah spend time touring the sights in Hong Kong and love ties them together. But what is the strange secret she carries that stands in the way of their relationship?

Devon’s principles and loyalty are put to the test, in a tale of love, war and intrigue.


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