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...

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! Advertisements

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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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A.C. Frieden Announces New Thriller at Printers Row Lit Fest 2012

Thriller author A.C. Frieden attended the Chicago Printers Row Lit Fest this past weekend, signing books at the Avendia Publishing exhibitor tent and announcing the upcoming launch of his sequel thriller THE SERPENT’S GAME. Due out in November, THE SERPENT’S … Continue reading

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Third Legal/Spy Thriller in Series Announced

Avendia Publishing announced the third legal/spy thriller in A.C. Frieden’s Jonathan Brooks series.  Due out in fall 2013, the third novel titled LETTER FROM ISTANBUL will feature the same protagonist, hotshot New Orleans maritime lawyer Jonathan Brooks, as in TRANQUILITY DENIED (available today) and THE … Continue reading

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Second Thriller Book Cover Sneak Peek

My book cover designer sent me the latest, near-final cover for THE SERPENT’S GAME, my next thriller due out this fall. The latest changes involved adding armed figures climbing the side of the ship. The back text is still being … Continue reading

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THRILLERESQUE Magazine Launches Tomorrow!

Great News!  THRILLERESQUE magazine is launching tomorrow, Dec. 21.  It will feature interesting articles about Chicago fiction author Marc Paoletti and French-American thriller author Delphine Pontvieux, as well as author tips, research articles, a literary events calendar. There are also a … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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