Arthur Kerns


Arthur Kerns is a retired FBI supervisory special agent with a career in counterintelligence and counterterrorism. After retirement, he served as a consultant to the intelligence community, traveling to over 65 countries. A past regional president of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, his award-winning short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies. He has written the espionage thrillers The Riviera Contract, The African Contract, and The Yemen Contract.


7 entries by Arthur Kerns

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Escape Clause: A Virgil Flowers Novel

The prolific author is back with a new whodunit that's grisly and funny and gets full points for introducing a memorable villain.

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The Player

By Brad Parks

The Player

Fascinating characters and a plot full of twists make this latest mystery an engaging addition to the author's series.

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Philip Sington

The Valley of Unknowing

In this haunting thriller set in the twilight of Communist East Germany, an author missteps in a changing world and loses his dream.

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Robert Littell

Young Philby

The author of this novel teases us with the question, was spy Philby’s motive solely ideological or was he simply striving for the approval of his father?

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Richard Pierce

Dead Men

Obsession threads throughout this debut novel centered on the doomed Terra Nova Expedition.

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Ronald Kessler

The Secrets of the FBI

The author of this updated book has once again unearthed enough “sensitive” information to keep the pages turning.

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Mark Seal

The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Impostor

In this real-life thriller, a reporter follows the trail of a remarkable master of deceit.