The Launching of Roger Brook(1947)
(The first book in the Roger Brook series)
A novel by Dennis Wheatley
Brook, in 1783, is setting out to seek his fame and fortune. In doing so he becomes involved in the secrets of French foreign policy, ie a spook. While not quite yet a 007, he shows all the signs of becoming one.
Used availability for Dennis Wheatley's The Launching of Roger Brook
December 1962 : UK Hardback
January 1996 : UK Paperback
1973 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Launching of Roger Brook: A Roger Brook Spy Adventure
Author(s): Dennis Wheatley
ISBN: 0-345-03204-7 / 978-0-345-03204-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books, INC.
October 1970 : UK Paperback
April 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition