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Frederick Forsyth - Author


Frederick Forsyth is the author of ten bestselling novels: The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fourth Protocol, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon and Avenger. His other works include The Biafra Story, The Shepherd, two short story collection, No Comebacks and The Veteran, and a sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, The Phantom of Manhattan. He has also collected together an anthology of flying tales, Great Flying Stories, which includes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Roald Dahl, Len Deighton and H.G. Wells. He lives in Hertfordshire, England.

In February 2012 Frederick Forsyth was announced as the winner of the prestigious CWA Diamond Dagger 2012. Chair of the CWA Peter James said, “Frederick Forsyth is a hugely deserving recipient and The Day of the Jackal remains one of the greatest thrillers of our times. He has set a new standard of research-based authenticity with his writing, which has had a major influence both on my work and on many of my contemporaries in the crime and thriller field. We are very thrilled that he has accepted this award.”

The CWA Diamond Dagger is a much-coveted lifetime achievement award and as the name suggests, it was sponsored by Cartier, who have done so since its inception in 1986 through to 2011. The winners’ careers have been marked by sustained excellence, and they have made a significant contribution to crime fiction published in the English language.

If you like Frederick Forsyth you might also like to read books by Joseph Kanon, Jack Higgins and Len Deighton.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Frederick Forsyth

The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth
The Kill List
Frederick Forsyth
The master storyteller is back with a vengeance. Two main characters dominate with various sub plots involving Somali pirates and the like but this is in essence traditional Forsyth, a classic cat-and-mouse thriller. There is a jihadist known as the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/05/2014
Kill List by Frederick Forsyth
Kill List
Frederick Forsyth
The master storyteller is back with a vengeance. Two main characters dominate with various sub plots involving Somali pirates and the like but this is in essence traditional Forsyth, a classic cat-and-mouse thriller. There is a jihadist known as the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Cobra by Frederick Forsyth
The Cobra
Frederick Forsyth
In February 2012 Frederick Forsyth was announced as the winner of the CWA Diamond Dagger 2012. Chair of the CWA Peter James said, “Frederick Forsyth is a hugely deserving recipient and The Day of the Jackal remains one of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/04/2011
The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
The Day of the Jackal
Frederick Forsyth
August 2014 Guest Editor Gerald Seymour on The Day of the Jackal... I have big respect for Frederick Forsyth. There have been very few lurches in direction for thriller writers in the last half century. Ian Fleming changed direction...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2011
The Cobra by Frederick Forsyth
The Cobra
Frederick Forsyth
Longlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2011. The twelfth novel from this master of thriller writing. In the Cobra, ex CIA man Paul Devereaux is given a licence to stop the drug cartels by whichever means necessary. Forsyth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2010
The Afghan by Frederick Forsyth
The Afghan
Frederick Forsyth
Renowned for his research and attention to detail, this thriller also relies on coincidence which is unusual for this author. It stars the same Mike Martin as in The Fist of God which is a better book, but it’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/08/2007
Avenger by Frederick Forsyth
Avenger
Frederick Forsyth
His first full-length thriller in 7 years and its classic Forsyth. Highly competent, suspenseful and topical. Avenger is packed with riveting detail, fast-paced action and political suspense, while in Cal Dexter we meet a hero in the most dynamic Forsyth...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2004

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