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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, Kirkwood now makes his home in Salida, Colorado, a small mountain town near Aspen.

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Author: Thomas Kirkwood

Thomas Kirkwood is an international author best known for his Cold War thrillers. His novels have been published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan (Europe), Donald I. Fine (an imprint of Penguin), Signet (an imprint of NAL), Amazon, Brilliance (audio), Ménéstrandise Studios of Rome (audio) and Stjerne-Spenning (Europe). After many years in the EU, he now makes his home in Salida, Colorado. Kirkwood's novels include “THE THIRTEENTH DISCIPLE: A REQUIEM FOR AMERICA,” "THE SVALBARD PASSAGE," "THE QUIET ASSASSIN," "THE TRADE," "LACKING VIRTUES" and "THE POPPY BROKER," all of which are now available in both physical and Kindle editions. Under the pseudonym Tommy Vilar, Kirkwood has begun a swashbuckling series featuring the Italian counterpart to James Bond, Dante Passoni. The first volume, entitled "SAVE ITALY! Forget the Rest," is now available. Under a second pseudonym, Chub Yublinsky, Kirkwood has published a novel dealing with teenage love and loss entitled "FAITH A Secret Life."