BOOKS BY ANDREW KAPLAN
Exciting novels of intrigue and suspense by New York Times and Amazon bestselling author Andrew Kaplan
A candidate for U.S. President, ahead in the polls and about to win the election, suddenly commits suicide. No one knows why. During a botched jewel heist on the French Riviera, an American bystander is killed, triggering a worldwide hunt by intelligence agencies for something the dead American left behind - a secret so explosive they will let nothing get in their way.
U.S. Homeland Security Special Agent Casey Ramirez is a young woman with a troubled past. On the trail of a human trafficking ring, she uncovers a clue involving the dead American in France. The discovery catapults her into a deadly cat-and-mouse chase across Europe to find the dead man’s secret before it’s too late.
A secret that threatens the foundations of the American government.
Master storyteller Andrew Kaplan weaves these disparate elements into a stunning tale of international intrigue.
"Andrew Kaplan represents a gold standard for thriller writing." -- David Morrell, NY Times bestselling author of The Brotherhood of the Rose
Homeland: Saul's Game
Winner of the Scribe Award for Best Novel of the Year
Damascus, Syria, 2009. Carrie Mathison leads an operation to capture or kill al Qaeda terrorist, Abu Nazir. But arriving at the compound where he was supposed to be in hiding, they find it empty. Carrie is sure that someone is leaking CIA information to the enemy and has betrayed their operation, seriously threatening American interests in the Middle East. To expose the double agent, her boss, Saul Berenson, devises an elaborate ruse that will send her on the most dangerous mission of her life.
"Saul's Game allows readers to find out more of the early life of the main characters, but also gives an understanding of the issues facing the Middle East today." -- Crimespree Magazine
Homeland: Carrie's Run
The international phenomenon! On bestseller lists around the world!
Beirut, 2006. CIA operations officer Carrie Mathison barely escapes an ambush while attempting a clandestine meeting with a new contact, code-name Nightingale. She risks a shocking act of insubordination that helps her uncover secret evidence connecting Nightingale with Abu Nazir, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq. Determined to stop the terrorist mastermind, she embarks on an obsessive quest that will nearly destroy her.
An Amazon Top 25 Select novel!
"A fantastic page-turning thriller where you'll find out exactly what happened to Carrie before Season One!" -- Killerreads.com
Fourth in the international bestselling series!
In Switzerland, a brutally efficient hit squad storms the U.S. embassy, stealing classified files and leaving no witnesses alive. Under intense political pressure to find those behind the attack - with Congressional leaders demanding military action - the CIA turns to the deadliest agent they know: Scorpion. But Scorpion is unwilling to get involved . . . until he learns his name is at the top of one of the stolen lists.
"Kaplan's writing is reminiscent of the best of Ian Fleming, Robert Ludlum and Tom Clancy. " -- Readertoreader.com
Third in the international bestselling series!
In the frozen wastes of Siberia, a silver artifact is stolen from a dead man . . . In the Middle East, the carefully planned strike on a terrorist leader goes disastrously wrong . . . Two seemingly unrelated incidents have placed the former CIA covert operative-turned-freelance spy, codenamed Scorpion, in a desperate position: joining forces with a beautiful woman to prevent the assassination of a powerful Eastern European leader.
"I was ready for a thrill ride and I wasn't disappointed. Kaplan delivers. I definitely want more Kaplan." -- Suspense Magazine
"Kaplan takes the thriller genre at its word, moving as fast as Ludlum, but with ten times the eye for settings and crisp characterization." -- Kirkus Reviews
Second in the international bestselling series!
The head of Egypt's State Internal Security is brutally murdered in a Cairo cafe - his assailant a faceless killer. It is the opening move in a chilling game of terror that has caught the international intelligence community completely off-guard. The CIA turns to the one man they believe can get to the twisted roots of a looming nightmare shrouded in mystery: the former Company operative code-named Scorpion.
"Andrew Kaplan has written one of the smartest, swiftest and most compelling spy novels I've read in years." -- Harlan Coben, No. 1 NY Times bestselling author
"Wow! More heart-thumping twists and turns than Day of the Jackal and The Spy Who Came In From the Cold rolled into one. . . a textbook example of how to write a great thriller." -- Katherine Neville, NY Times bestselling author of The Eight
"The nonstop action will keep readers racing through the pages and hoping that Kaplan will put Scorpion back into action as soon as possible." -- Publishers Weekly
War of the Raven
RANKED BY THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION AS "ONE OF THE 100 BEST WORLD WAR TWO NOVELS OF ALL TIME!"
Argentina 1939. The German battleship Graf Spee steams toward South America. An Allied agent codenamed Raven may be compromised. American polo-playing agent Charles Stewart must find the Raven before the Nazis discover his true identity.
"A smashing, sexy and unforgettable read." --Publishers Weekly
"In a word, terrific... The pace is blistering, the atmosphere menacing and decadent, and author Andrew Kaplan is in marvelously smashing form." --New York Daily News
"Brimming with action." --Washington Post Book World
"Unrelenting suspense." --Booklist
"The characters and locales are brilliantly etched . . . the plot is riveting." --London Times
New York Times bestseller and Main Selection of the Book of the Month Club
"ELECTRIFYING... Andrew Kaplan is at his dazzling best in Dragonfire . . . This exciting novel of adventure changes into a grim but thrilling novel of revenge, exploding into twist after twist until the knockout, shivery ending . . . a searing, ultimately satisfying entertainment with energy, passion, and moral resonance." --Kirkus Reviews
"A superb and original blending of Eastern mysticism with the shadowy world of espionage." -- Nelson DeMille, #1 NY Times bestselling author
"UNEQUIVOCALLY EXPLOSIVE! Snaps you up with its first page and hangs right in there. Kaplan, with the surehandedness of a pro, knows well the underbelly business of spycraft." -- Gerald Browne, NY Times bestselling author of "Stone 588"
"A Hit! ... Not only a modern version of Dante's Inferno, it is the most complete available manual of covert CIA field operations, has fascinating lore about Asia, and contains more cliffhangers per square inch of chapter than can be measured." --Richard Condon, NY Times author of "Prizzi's Honor"
First in the international bestselling series! The book that started it all!
A plot hatched in the Kremlin aimed at the oil lifeline of the West, played out in the heat-swept deserts of the Middle East. The irresistable lure - the abduction of a powerful U.S. senator's daughter. For this job, the CIA needs Scorpion, the American loner raised by Bedouins, Harvard dropout, battle-honed in the U.S. military. And the clock is ticking.
"Scorpion is the kind of guy you would want on your side in a nasty street fight, and the book is one you would want if you can't zap the KGB for real." --United Press International
"Fasten your seat belts for high adventure with the best secret agent in the Middle East and the greatest master of the close escape since James Bond . . . Andrew Kaplan, who interweaves these elements in an intricate and ingenious plot, proves as nimble in delineating character and evoking exotic locales as he is in sustaining razor edged excitement." -- Mystery News
"Pure Dynamite... espionage laced with high voltage Middle East adventure." –-Washington Times
"An exciting thriller with nonstop action... The book truly reads like 'James Bond in Arabia' and, once started, is hard to put down." -- Tulsa Daily World
Hour of the Assassins
Hailed as "the best adventure novel of all time!"
From the moment he met Wasserman in the back of a Hollywood porn studio, Caine was obsessed with the mission: to hunt and kill the infamous Nazi "Angel of Death."
Now from the streets of Berlin to the jungles of South America, Cain will stalk his prey while men at the highest levels of power wait for Caine to do what he does best. Because the moment he does, a secret, sinister plot will unfold. And Caine, the ultimate assassin, will have to discover what deadly part he is to play before it's too late.
"Kept me up well into the late show hours ... [paced] like a ride on the Magic Mountain roller coaster ... Hollywood please copy." -- Los Angeles Times
"An exciting original suspense novel." -- Buffalo Evening News
"A fast paced, supercharged debut thriller." -- Kirkus Reviews