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A.C. Frieden

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in Dakar, Senegal
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John le Carré; Robert Ludlum; Ernest Hemingway; Graham Greene

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A.C. Frieden is an international author of mysteries and thrillers, including the acclaimed Jonathan Brooks espionage series (Down & Out Books; Avendia Publishing). Frieden is also an attorney, private pilot, PADI scuba instructor, martial artist, equestrian and former army sniper. He was born in Senegal and raised in India, Brazil, Switzerland and England before moving to the United States in his teens. Today, you ll often find him in a far-flung hotspot researching future books, like his recent investigative travels to North Korea, Russia, Cuba, China, Qatar and India. He has faced the chaos of a Central American coup, piloted small planes over the Andes and the Panama Canal, explored remote underwater sites in the Indian Ocean, surveyed ...more

A.C. Frieden to participate in Bouchercon 2019

Just a teaser… Exciting details coming soon about my participation at this year’s Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in Dallas, Texas (Oct. 31-Nov. 3). Stay tuned! #Bouchercon #ACFrieden #thriller #author #newbook #spynovel #downandoutbooks #writingcommunity

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message 18: by A.C.

A.C. Hi! My latest globetrotting spy thriller THE SERPENT'S GAME is getting great reviews:
http://acfrieden.wordpress.com/2014/0...

Set in Katrina-ravaged New Orleans, Panama, Cuba and Venezuela, this novel should give you a huge jolt of adrenaline. Crimespree Magazine calls it "an intelligent and intriguing spy thriller." Hope you will too!

Pick up your copy today.
http://amzn.com/B00H5Y0ICO
The Serpent's Game


message 17: by A.C.

A.C. THE SERPENT'S GAME, my second spy thriller in the Jonathan Brooks series, is finally out in paperback and ebook (Kindle and Nook). It should keep you up at night. Enjoy!
http://www.amazon.com/Serpents-Game-J...


message 16: by Dale

Dale Thele A.C., thanx for accepting my friend request :)


message 15: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi AC

Thanks so much for Friending me. Hope you enjoyed Bouchercon as much as I did. Shame we didn't get to chat :)


message 14: by A.C.

A.C. Peg, nice to meet you as well. Have a great Labor Day weekend.


message 13: by Peg

Peg Brantley Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Andre. It's always nice to connect with a fellow author.


Victoria Limbert TY for friend invite :)


message 11: by A.C.

A.C. Thanks, Beth. Nice to meet you.
- Andre (A.C. Frieden)

Beth wrote: "Hi A.C.,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow crime writer on Goodreads!
- Beth"



message 10: by Beth

Beth Hi A.C.,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow crime writer on Goodreads!
- Beth


Robert Thanks for the friend request, A.C.


message 8: by Rainy

Rainy Kaye Just saying hello =)


message 7: by Jill

Jill Thanks for your friendship on Goodreads, AC.


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message 5: by A.C.

A.C. I just registered for ThrillerFest in July. There's a very exciting lineup of authors. Hope to see many of you there in person. Have a great weekend!
Andre (A.C. Frieden)


message 4: by L.J.

L.J. Kentowski Thanks for the friend invite :) Nice to meet you, A.C.!


Tamara Rose Blodgett Hi A.C.! Thanks for your friendship:)


message 2: by Simon

Simon Thanks for looking me up, A.C.


Jillian Peery Thanks for the add!


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