Edward Burlington is the name given to the main protagonist in The Burlington Files series of autobiographical espionage novels. It is a pseudonym for Bill Fairclough, upon whose life the series of six espionage novels is based. In 1978 Bill founded Faire Sans Dire, a niche global intelligence agency, and prior to that he had been used by or worked for various intelligence agencies.
The first novel in the series, Beyond Enkription, was written for film adaptation and first published in 2014. It is based on the life of Edward Burlington aka Bill Fairclough from March to December 1974 and is the only novel in the series published to date.