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Alan Furst

Biography

Alan Furst

Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. Now translated into 18 languages, he is the author of NIGHT SOLDIERS, DARK STAR, THE POLISH OFFICER, THE WORLD AT NIGHT, RED GOLD, KINGDOM OF SHADOWS, BLOOD OF VICTORY, DARK VOYAGE, THE FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT, THE SPIES OF WARSAW, SPIES OF THE BALKANS, MISSION TO PARIS and MIDNIGHT IN EUROPE. Born in New York, he lived for many years in Paris, and now lives on Long Island.

Books by Alan Furst

by Alan Furst - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Cristián Ferrar, a brilliant and handsome Spanish émigré, is a lawyer in the Paris office of a prestigious international law firm. He is approached by the embassy of the Spanish Republic and asked to help a clandestine agency trying desperately to supply weapons to the Republic’s beleaguered army --- an effort that puts his life at risk in the battle against fascism. Joining Ferrar in this mission is a group of unlikely men and women: idealists, gangsters, arms traders, aristocrats and spies.

by Alan Furst - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Spy Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In the summer of 1938, Hollywood film star Fredric Stahl is on his way to Paris to make a movie for Paramount France. The Nazis know he’s coming; for their purposes, Fredric Stahl is a perfect agent of influence, and they attack him. What they don’t know is that Stahl, horrified by the Nazi war on Jews and intellectuals, has become part of an informal spy service being run out of the American embassy in Paris.