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Homeland: Carrie's Run

How it all began -- an original prequel novel of the hottest show on television. Winner of the Emmy and Golden Globe awards for best drama.

Beirut, 2006. CIA operations officer Carrie Mathison barely escapes an ambush while attempting a clandestine meeting with a new contact, code-name Nightingale. Suspicious that security has been compromised, she challenges the CIA station chief in a heated confrontation that gets her booted back to Langley.


While dealing with her bipolar disorder that she keeps secret to protect her career, Carrie is increasingly certain that a terrorist plot has been set in motion. 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.


Filled with the suspense and plot twists that have made HOMELAND a must-watch series, this riveting tale reveals the compelling untold stories behind the biggest hit on American television and takes fans deeper into the life and mind of a brilliant female spy.


The studio, publisher and showrunners approached bestselling author, Andrew Kaplan, to write an original prequel novel that would tell the compelling backstories of the series main characters and be a great thriller at the same time! The result, HOMELAND: CARRIE'S RUN, is an international bestseller that is being hailed as a thriller masterpiece around the world!

The original prequel novel that is a bestselling international phenomenon!


On top bestseller lists around the world! Translated into 11 languages; now on bestseller lists in Italy, Holland, Germany, Norway, France, Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Poland, Spain and Brazil!

An Amazon Top 25 Select novel!


An Amazon UK's "Twelve Days of Kindle" top selection!


A Top 10 Bestselling Suspense novel (Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars)!


One of the Top 50 Bestselling of all eBooks in Great Britain!


Number One on the Amazon Movie Tie-in Bestseller List!


Number One on the Amazon Political Novels Bestseller List!


Number 5 on the bestseller list of all French language books in Canada!


 Critics agree about this groundbreaking official tie-in phenomenon:


"Make sure you pick up "Carrie's Run". A fantastic page-turning thriller where you'll find out exactly what happened to Carrie before Season One!" -

"'Carrie's Run' is a very suspenseful political thriller that can be enjoyed by readers even if they do not watch the 'Homeland' TV series." - Military Press

"The plot is very realistic and riveting." -

"He [Kaplan] should be writing the [Homeland] scripts . . . This book is much more realistic and has the feel for a thriller." - Working Mother

"Awesome! Better than the Television series!" -