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Alan Furst

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Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. He is the bestselling 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, and Mission to Paris.
Books by Alan:
    • Midnight in Europe

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: Daniel Gerroll
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 360

    Paris, 1938: As the shadow of war darkens Europe, democratic forces on the Continent struggle against fascism and communism, while in Spain the war has already begun....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Furst + Carroll = WIN!

    • By Annie M. on 06-22-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Night Soldiers

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,524
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,236
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,242

    Widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel, New York Times best-selling author Alan Furst takes listeners back to the early days of World War II....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Chilling..Fantastic

    • By Theresa on 05-08-08

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Dark Star

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 788
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 584
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 579

    Acclaimed author Alan Furst has written several historical fiction novels....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bright Star

    • By Jeff Parent on 07-31-04

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Spies of Warsaw

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: Daniel Gerroll
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 414
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 227

    Autumn 1937: War is coming to Europe. At the French embassy, the new military attaché, Colonel Jean-François Mercier, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal, and intrigue....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Real Deal in Espionage Stories Fascinating

    • By Kathleen on 06-26-08

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Red Gold

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 230

    In Red Gold, Jean Casson returns to Paris under a new identity....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Continues the saga of Jean Casson

    • By Darwin8u on 07-21-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Dark Voyage

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 228

    May 1941. At four in the morning, a rust-streaked tramp freighter streams up the Tagus River to dock at the port of Lisbon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterful

    • By Bluestramp on 06-16-12

    Regular price: $23.58

    • The World at Night

    • Jean Casson Series
    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 354

    Film producer Jean Casson, a Paris sophisticate, struggles to come to terms with the uncomfortable realities of life under German occupation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A solid Furst novel, just not a great one

    • By Darwin8u on 07-21-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Blood of Victory

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 185

    In 1939, as the armies of Europe mobilized for war, the British secret services undertook operations to impede the exportation of Roumanian oil to Germany. They failed. Then, in the autumn of 1940, they tried again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Shadows and hard-boiled misfits

    • By Darwin8u on 08-08-13

    Regular price: $15.07

    • The Polish Officer

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 643
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 454

    Unfolding in September of 1939 as Hitler's Wehrmacht ravages Warsaw, The Polish Officer reveals the daring mission of a Captain in the Polish underground intelligence service....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insight into a dark era

    • By Charles Lawton on 12-10-07

    Regular price: $30.07

    • Mission to Paris

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: Daniel Gerroll
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 447
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 367

    From the New York Times best-selling author and the "modern-day master of the genre" ( Newsday) comes a gripping novel of espionage and deception in 1938 pre-war Paris....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cary Grant Goes to Paris

    • By Darwin8u on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Kingdom of Shadows

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 237

    Hungarian aristocrat Nicholas Moratha hugely charismatic herobecomes embroiled in a daring and perilous effort to halt the Nazi war machine in Eastern Europe....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of Nine Alan Furst/George Guidall Masterpieces

    • By Robert on 11-12-12

    Regular price: $15.07

    • Foreign Correspondent

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 226

    An underground newspaper reporter becomes the target of a European spy web in the looming shadow of World War II Paris....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good listen

    • By Molly on 07-28-11

    Regular price: $23.58

    • Spies of the Balkans

    • By: Alan Furst
    • Narrated by: Daniel Gerroll
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 566
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 233

    Greece, 1940. Not sunny vacation Greece: northern Greece, Macedonian Greece, Balkan Greece, the city of Salonika.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • historical insights, not much suspense/tension

    • By writerly on 06-20-10

    Regular price: $31.93