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A.C. Frieden

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in Dakar, Senegal



John le Carré; Robert Ludlum; Ernest Hemingway; Graham Greene

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A.C. Frieden is an international author of globetrotting legal/espionage thrillers, including TRANQUILITY DENIED, THE SERPENT’S GAME, and THE PYONGYANG OPTION (spring 2018). Frieden is also a pilot, scuba instructor, and former army sniper. He grew up on three continents before moving to the U.S. and has visited over 75 countries, including hotspots like North Korea, Russia, Cuba and Ukraine, many of which have become settings in his novels.

Average rating: 4.4 · 20 ratings · 6 reviews · 5 distinct works
Tranquility Denied (Jonatha...

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Sin: A Deadly Anthology

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Canvas Sunsets Never Fade

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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:

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.
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!

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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