A.C. Frieden meets Author and Former CIA Officer Nada Prouty

A.C. Frieden with former CIA officer and new author Nada Prouty at the Union League Club in Chicago

Today I attended a luncheon at the Union League Club in Chicago and had the distinct pleasure of meeting Nada Prouty, a courageous woman with a fascinating history.  She just published her book “Uncompromised: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of an Arab American Patriot in the CIA,” a story covering her service with the FBI and the CIA before being swept up by an investigation that questioned her loyalty and put her in the crosshairs of an ambitious, out of control prosecutor.  If you have time to read it, pick up a copy.

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About A.C. Frieden

A.C. Frieden is an international author of globetrotting legal/espionage mysteries and thrillers, including the Jonathan Brooks thrillers TRANQUILITY DENIED and THE SERPENT'S GAME. Two more novels in the series are coming soon: THE PYONGYANG OPTION (spring 2015) and LETTER FROM ISTANBUL (Dec. 2015). Frieden is also an attorney, pilot, martial artist, divemaster, equestrian, and former army sniper and molecular biologist. He was born in Africa to a Swiss father and a Brazilian mother and lived in India, Switzerland and the UK before moving to the U.S. He has visited over 70 countries, including hotspots like North Korea, Cuba, Russia, Venezuela, and Ukraine, many of which have become settings in his novels. He speaks French, English, Portuguese, Spanish and some Russian, and carries many passports...
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