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Alan Furst is widely recognized as the current master of the historical spy novel. Born in New York, he has lived for long periods in France, especially Paris. He now lives on Long Island.Night Soldiers novels* Night Soldiers (1988)* Dark Star (1991)* The Polish Officer (1995)* The World at Night (1996)* Red Gold (1999)* Kingdom of Shadows (2000)* Blood of Victory (2003)* Dark Voyage (2004)* The Foreign Correspondent (2006)* The Spies of Warsaw (2008)* Spies of the Balkans (2010)* Mission to Paris (2012)* Midnight in Europe (2013)Stand-alone novels* Your day in the barrel (1976)* The Paris drop (1980)* The Caribbean Account (1981)* Shadow Trade (1983)For more information, see Wikipedia.
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Under Occupation
A Novel
Alan Furst - 2019-11-26
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This captivating historical novel transports readers to occupied Paris in 1942, where a network of French resistance fighters work secretly to defeat the German security services ruling the city. Based on true events, the story follows Paul Ricard as he becomes increasingly involved in the resistance, completing dangerous assignments that take him to Germany and introduce him to the mysterious and beautiful Leila. Written by a master of espionage and intrigue, this book is sure to be a thrilling read for anyone interested in WWII history and heroic resistance fighters.
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A Second Look @ Joshua
Alan Furst - 2019-04-23
Follow the journey of Joshua, a virtual unknown, who steps onto the stage of history during the unprecedented emancipation of the Hebrews from slavery. Chosen by Moses to be at his side, Joshua learns valuable lessons in leadership that are still relevant today. A.J. Furst reveals the untold story of Joshua's development and explores his journey from leading an inexperienced army in battle to walking on the mountain of God. This book offers leadership lessons with practical applications for anyone serving others.
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T.J & Blake ? Kofi's Plot
Alan Furst - 2019-04-11
"Kofi's Plot" by Alan Furst is a thrilling adventure that takes place in Ghana. Dr. Simpson is helping to establish a clinic for the local community while T.J. and Blake discover a mysterious object buried in a farmer's field. Kofi Adofo, a farmer, feels betrayed by his community for giving land to the foreigners. Join the adventure filled with intrigue, suspense, and mystery as Kofi fights to protect his way of life, while the Treasure Finders and the clinic are in danger.
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A Hero of France
A Novel
Alan Furst - 2016-05-31
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The French Resistance takes on the Nazis in occupied Paris in this suspenseful thriller. Led by Mathieu, ordinary men and women risk everything to fulfill their perilous missions, aided by a covert network including a student courier, an arms dealer turned nightclub owner, and an aristocrat with a desire to act. As the German military police tighten their grip, Mathieu's team faces a new threat dispatched by the Reich to destroy them all. Alan Furst's A Hero of France is a gripping novel of seduction, passion, and espionage that brings Paris and occupied France to life like never before.
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Midnight in Europe
A Novel
Alan Furst - 2014-06-03
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Follow a group of unlikely allies, from gangsters to aristocrats, as they battle secret agents of Hitler and Franco while attempting to aid the Spanish Republic during the dawn of World War II. This New York Times bestseller is a taut, suspenseful, and romantic espionage novel set in Paris, Istanbul, New York and beyond, full of mystery and intrigue. Alan Furst paints a spellbinding portrait of a continent marching into a nightmare, highlighting the heroes and heroines who fought back against the darkness.
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The Big Tip (T.J. & Blake Treasure Finders #1)
Alan Furst - 2014-05-01
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This adventure novel follows two entrepreneurs who open a Treasure Finder business and inadvertently get wrapped up in a quest to find a hidden treasure in Acadia. But they're not alone - the insidious Matthew is hot on their trail. With surprising twists and turns along the way, the entrepreneurs ultimately succeed and are ready for their next assignment. No foul language or gore in this family-friendly read.
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Give Peas a Chance
Alan Furst - 2014-04-03
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A humorous and delightful book for young readers, featuring four short stories and six full color illustrations, all centered around peas. From a stormy night in Miller's Field to an improved split pea soup recipe, readers will enjoy the clever twists and turns of each story. Perfect for late elementary or early middle school kids who love a good laugh.
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Mission to Paris
A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 12)
Alan Furst - 2012-06-12
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Experience the tense atmosphere of pre-World War II Europe in this gripping spy novel. Hollywood star Fredric Stahl arrives in Paris to make a movie, but little does he know he's about to become embroiled in political warfare. With Nazis hot on his trail, Stahl finds himself part of an American spy operation to stop them. This fast-paced novel is filled with unforgettable characters, including socialites, spies, and assassins. But it's Paris itself that steals the show, with its elegant hotels, bustling bistros, and passionate inhabitants. Alan Furst expertly captures both the darkness of history and the resilience of the human spirit in this un-put-downable book.
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Kingdom of Shadows / Dark Star / The Polish Officer
"Kingdom of Shadows", "Dark Star", "The Polish Officer"
Alan Furst - 2010-01-01
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Travel back in time to pre-World War II Europe with these three unforgettable novels by Alan Furst. From a Hungarian cavalry officer trading conspiracies with spies to a Pravda journalist on a dangerous mission, readers will be immersed in a world of romance, tension, and vivid historical detail. Don't miss Furst at his best in KINGDOM OF SHADOWS, THE POLISH OFFICER, and DARK STAR.
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Spies of the Balkans
A Novel
Alan Furst - 2010-06-15
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This historical fiction novel takes place in Salonika, Greece during WWII. Senior police official, Costa Zannis, must navigate a web of spies, British expatriates, and dangerous gangs to secure an escape route to Turkey while being hunted by the Gestapo. Amidst the impending invasion, Zannis discovers love and passion in the city. Expert author Alan Furst creates an authentic and heart-stopping tension that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.
The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst
The Foreign Correspondent by Alan Furst
Dark Voyage by Alan Furst
The Ministry of Fear by Graham Greene
Red Gold by Alan Furst
Book of Spies PB by Anthony Burgess, John Steinbeck, John le Carré, Rebecca West
Dark Star by Alan Furst
Night Soldiers by Alan Furst
The World at Night by Alan Furst
Blood of Victory by Alan Furst
Kingdom of Shadows by Alan Furst
The Polish Officer by Alan Furst
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Shadow Trade by Alan Furst
The Caribbean account by Alan Furst
The Paris Drop by Alan Furst
Your Day in the Barrel by Alan Furst