Author Archives: A.C. Frieden

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 2018) and LETTER FROM ISTANBUL (Dec. 2018). Frieden is also an attorney, pilot, martial artist, scuba instructor, equestrian, and former army sniper. 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 75 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 several passports...

Recent Research in Louisiana and Southern India

Here are two recent press releases about my book research in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Chennai, India.  While New Orleans is already featured in two of my spy novels, so far India has not.  So, after over a dozen trips … Continue reading

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Latest THRILLERESQUE Magazine coming out next month

The new issue of THRILLERESQUE Magazine® will be out soon, so here’s a preview some of the articles: Article 1 – Russia’s Take on Trump coming soon Article 2 – Inside Nikita Khrushchev’s Secret Bunker Article 3 – Stepping Back into Poland’s Communist … Continue reading

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Sony hacking sets troubling precedent for publishers and authors

Given that hackers have brought Sony executives to their knees and struck fear into the nation’s largest movie theater chains, are publishers of controversial books and the bookstores that sell them next on the target list? If so, should authors … Continue reading

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A.C. Frieden Speaks at KGB Bar in NYC

Join A.C. Frieden and five other top crime fiction authors for a “Night of Crime” reading/signing event at KGB Bar in Manhattan, New York.

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The Serpent’s Game is getting great reviews

“International espionage collides with the Katrina-ravaged streets of New Orleans–an intelligent and intriguing spy thriller that chases secrets across the globe.” –Crimespree Magazine “Frieden keeps the suspense high and the twists coming in this gritty, complex and satisfying thriller.” –Jamie … Continue reading

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The Serpent’s Game is out!

The second thriller in the Jonathan Brooks series is now available in ebook (Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble NOOK), as well as in paperback. Enjoy!

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A.C. Frieden Joins a Panel at BOUCHERCON 2012 in Cleveland

Thriller author A.C. Frieden is headed to Cleveland, Ohio to attend BOUCHERCON 2012, one of the largest fan-focused conferences on crime fiction, and will be on a panel titled “What an Author Will Do for a Story,” with fellow authors … Continue reading

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