Andrew Turpin Founding author

Dark truths uncovered: modern spy thrillers. St. Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
About the author

Andrew is a former journalist who has always had a love of writing and a passion for reading good thrillers. Now he has finally put the two interests together.

His first book in the Joe Johnson series, The Last Nazi, was published in August 2017, and the second, The Old Bridge, in January 2018. The third, Bandit Country, was published in February 2018. The fourth, Stalin's Final Sting, which is set in Afghanistan, Moscow and New York City, was published in January 2019, along with a prequel to the series, entitled The Afghan. The fifth book in the series, The Nazi's Son, went on sale during November 2019, and the sixth, The Black Sea, was published during May 2020.

Who is Joe Johnson? He's an ex-CIA officer and former U.S. Nazi hunter with the Office of Special Investigations, part of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.Johnson has a passion for justice and a drive to investigate unsolved war crimes in different parts of the world. In particular, he is frustrated by the sectarian and religious conflicts that generally lie behind such crimes.

The themes behind these thrillers also pull together some of Andrew's other interests, particularly history, world news, and travel. They explore the ways in which events and human behaviors deep into the past continue to impact on modern society, politics and business.

Andrew studied history at Loughborough University and worked for many years as a business and financial journalist before becoming a corporate and financial communications adviser with several large energy companies.

He originally came from Grantham, Lincolnshire, and lives with his family in St. Albans in Hertfordshire, U.K.

Genres: Jewish FictionHistorical MysteriesInternational Crime & MysteryConspiracy ThrillersFinancial ThrillersHistorical ThrillersMilitary ThrillersPolitical ThrillersSpy ThrillersTerrorism & Assassination Thrillers

Books by Andrew Turpin

A Joe Johnson Thriller
A Jayne Robinson Thriller

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