An Enquiry into a Novelist

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The Novels

The Novels of Desmond Bagley - The Bagley Brief © HarperCollins Publishers

Explore the novels of Desmond Bagley including first edition covers and original publishers ‘blurb’.

The 2017 re-issues

Desmond Bagley - HarperCollins 2017 Crime Club Imprint re-issue cover art collage © HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

2017 saw the re-issue of the novels in paperback, eBook and audio book format. Read interviews with established authors Peter James, Jeremy Duns and Caro Ramsay, all admirers of Bagley’s novels.

Re-issue purchase links here

Domino Island


The unpublished thriller by the master of the genre

Discovered after more than 40 years, a vintage action-adventure novel by one of the world’s most successful thriller writers, involving murder, corruption and a daring hijack in the Caribbean.

Due for release on 16th May 2019

Pre-order your copy here

Articles and Interviews

Desmond Bagley © Pluriform - The Bagley Brief.

A bibliography of non-fiction articles, periodical publications and interviews

Bagley on writing action fiction


Read an article about Bagley’s thoughts on writing action fiction

The Running Blind Archive

Desmond Bagley's Running Blind - Visit the archive on The Bagley Brief.

The definitive online archive for Bagley’s Cold War espionage thriller set in Iceland. There is much to discover, whether you have a love of Desmond Bagley, Running Blind, Iceland or all three.

With well researched and informative articles the archive can also act as a travelogue for those people wishing to visit Iceland.