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Eric Van Lustbader

Biography

Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader is the author of numerous bestselling thrillers, including LAST SNOW, FIRST DAUGHTER, BLOOD TRUST, THE BOURNE LEGACY, THE BOURNE DOMINION and The Ninja and The Pearl series. His books have been translated into over 20 languages. Born and raised in Greenwich Village in New York City, Lustbader worked in the New York public school system and in the music business before turning to writing full-time. He lives in Manhattan and on the South Fork of Long Island with his wife, Victoria, who is also an accomplished author.

Photo Credit: Jerry Bauer

Books by Eric Van Lustbader

by Eric Van Lustbader - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Red Rover, the blackest of black ops teams, is betrayed on its top-priority mission to capture and interrogate a mysterious Saudi terrorist. Greg Whitman and Felix Orteño are left adrift in a world full of deathly shadows, blind alleys and unanswerable questions. Into their midst comes Charlize Daou, a brilliant arms expert who possesses the true power necessary for survival. Ignoring their new orders, Red Rover secretly sets out to find the protected Saudi terrorist, the first step in a perilous journey into the heart of a vast conspiracy that involves the NSA, a cabal of immensely wealthy mystics known as the Alchemists, and an ageless visionary out to create an entirely new way of waging war.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Espionage, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

General Boris Karpov, head of the feared Russian FSB, is dead. But Karpov has reached out from the grave with an unstoppable cyber operation he conceived before his murder, aimed at the heart of the United States --- a way to steal the president's nuclear launch codes. Karpov trusted only one man: Jason Bourne. But can Bourne be working against his own country? The U.S. Government is convinced of his treason, and is doing everything in its power to kill him. Flushed from cover and gravely wounded, Bourne's only hope is to join forces with his bitterest enemy: a powerful Somali terrorist named Keyre, and his protégée, the Angelmaker. If he hopes to survive, Bourne has no choice but unravel the mystery of Karpov's last legacy.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Fiction, Supernatural, Supernatural Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

The End of Days has been predicted for the last two thousand years. Now, without warning, it is upon us. In a hidden cave in the mountains of Lebanon, a man makes a fateful discovery. He will bring what has been forbidden for thousands of years out of the darkness and into the light: the Testament of Lucifer. In Istanbul, Bravo Shaw, head of the Gnostic Observatine sect, is warned by Fra Leoni of the war between Good and Evil. Now an unfathomable danger has arisen: Lucifer’s advance guard, the Fallen. Bravo, Fra Leoni, and Bravo’s blind, brilliant sister, Emma, are the first and last line of defense against the chaos unleashed by the Testament of Lucifer. But if Bravo and Emma become privy to its dreadful secrets they very might well forfeit far more than just their lives.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

On the eve of Russian general Boris Karpov's wedding, Jason Bourne receives an enigmatic message from his old friend and fellow spymaster. In Moscow, what should be a joyous occasion turns bloody and lethal. Now Bourne is the only one who can decipher Karpov's cryptogram. He discovers that Karpov has betrayed his sovereign to warn Bourne of a crippling disaster about to be visited on the world. Bourne has only four days to discover the nature of the disaster and stop it. The trail Karpov has been following leads Bourne to Cairo and the doorstep of Ivan Borz, the elusive international arms dealer infamous for hiding behind a never-ending series of false identities.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Jason Bourne has been hired to impersonate a high-level government minister at a political summit meeting in Qatar, shielding the minister from any assassination attempts. Suddenly, armed gunmen storm the room, killing everyone but Bourne. Their target, however, is Bourne himself. Kidnapped and transported to an underground bunker, Bourne must make a monstrous choice: save fellow captive (and close friend) Soraya and her daughter, or save the President.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Ouyang Jidan, a senior member of China's Politburo, and a major Mexican drug lord may be trafficking in something far more deadly than drugs. Jidan is the man who ordered Rebeka --- one of the only people Jason Bourne has ever truly cared about --- murdered. Bourne is determined to avenge her death, but in the process he becomes enmeshed in a monstrous world-wide scheme involving the Chinese, Mexicans and Russians.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Shortly after Jack McClure leaves a late-night meeting with Dennis Paull, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Paull is found dead. The President is furious but equally frightened of a scandal, since McClure is one of their own --- an operative and Paull's friend. With top officials in the CIA and FBI after him, McClure goes on the run. Someone framed him for Paull's murder, possibly to prevent him from accomplishing Paull's last request --- a task vital to U.S. National Security.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

A tidal wave of reform is sweeping across the Middle East. Up for grabs are major seats of political power, and at the center of it all are two men, giants of the vast criminal underworld. One is known as Dadya Gourdiev, the other is an underworld mystery, known only as the Syrian. But hiding in the shadows is a man history might have forsaken, but whose evil is still very much alive: Father Night.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The man Jason Bourne fishes out of the freezing sea is near death, half-drowned and bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound. A Mossad agent named Rebeka is so determined to find this injured man that she has cut her ties to her agency, and is now being stalked by Mossad's most feared killer. Do the answers to these mysteries lie back in southeast Lebanon, in a secret encampment to which Bourne and Rebeka escaped following a firefight weeks ago?

by Eric Van Lustbader - Fiction, Thriller

Jason Bourne is searching for an elusive cadre of terrorists, and needs the help of his longtime friend, General Boris Karpov, the newly appointed head of Russia's most feared spy agency, FSB-2. What he doesn’t know is that in order to remain the head of FSB-2, Karpov must hunt down and kill Bourne.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Fiction, Thriller

Just as former First Daughter Alli Carson is trying to put her life back together, she finds herself the prime suspect in her boyfriend’s murder, while Jack McClure is using his unique talents to hunt down an infamous terrorist. Together with several old and some new friends, they work to clear Alli’s name and rid the world of one of its worst criminals.

by Eric Van Lustbader - Fiction, Thriller

When the incoming president's daughter is kidnapped, the incumbent administration seizes the opportunity to discredit a group of secular isolationists. Jack McClure, a man who suffers from dyslexia, is the only one who can see the truth behind the abduction.