Thomas Kirkwood is an international author best known for his Cold War thrillers. His novels have been published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan (Canada), Donald I. Fine (an imprint of Penguin), Signet (an imprint of NAL), Amazon, Brilliance (audio), Ménéstrandise Studios of Rome (audio), Audible.com (audio) and Bladkompaniet (Europe). Film rights, screenplays and movie options have been acquired by Hawnfilm, Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox. Kirkwood’s novels include SAVE ITALY: Forget the Rest, THE SVALBARD PASSAGE, FAITH: A Secret Life, THE QUIET ASSASSIN, THE TRADE, LACKING VIRTUES and THE POPPY BROKER, all of which are now available in both physical and Kindle editions. After many years in the EU, he now makes his home in Salida, Colorado, a small mountain town near Aspen.