Nicholas Guild


Nicholas Guild was born in Belmont, California in 1944. He graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in English in 1966 and from the University of California at Berkeley with an M.A. in Comparative Literature (1968) and a Ph.D. in English (1972). Since then he has divided his time between teaching and writing. He currently lives in Frederick, MD.


The Favor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ray Guinness travels to Amsterdam to save Amalia Brouwer, shop girl and part-time laborer in the People’s Struggle, second-generation idealist, and the daughter of an East German intelligence officer who had once befriended him
Old Acquaintance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In this, the second novel in the Ray Guinness series, he is assigned to stop the apparent sabotage of a highly secret research project in Clemson, South Carolina. The opposition, code named “Flycatcher,” has been threatening to murder the children of staff members unless their parents leave the project immediately.
The Summer Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
One day in a quiet northern California college town, an English instructor comes home only to find police clustered around his modest home. His wife is dead, stabbed to death with an ice pick, and suddenly Ray Guinness realizes that his past has recaptured him.
The Linz Tattoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It is 1948. Inar Christiansen, a Norwegian cellist-turned-soldier, undertakes an ambitious and dangerous plan—to track down and destroy the members of the SS troop who murdered his parents and most of the citizens of his hometown in Norway. Christiansen embarks upon a relentless search, a search that leads to Nazis in hiding, Israeli spies, and a deadly secret that could lead to another holocaust
Chain Reaction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,330. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
It is 1944 and the war is not going well for the Germans. Their only hope, as the Reich has come to realize, lies in developing a nuclear weapon. Baron Joachim von Niehauser is a Prussian nobleman, a man well-versed in the arts of war yet one on whom its ugly lessons have not been lost. His mission: to make contact with a German spy placed long ago in the Manhattan Project.
The President's Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
It was a great team from the start. Simon Faircliff: candidate for the U.S. Senate, the liberal’s darling, with the charisma of a great leader. And Frank Austen: young, sharp, ruthless; in search of a job—and a cause. Their goal: the White House. Only then did Frank Austen begin to doubt.
The Berlin Warning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
“What we need is an American.” That was the word from British Military Intelligence. It was October 27, 1941, and Hitler was victorious from Calais to the outskirts of Moscow. Only Britain held out against him, fighting alone, stretched to the limit. Her one hope of survival was that the United States would enter the war, and the Germans were hell-bent to prevent that.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A news clipping about a grim murder in a Dayton motel shatters the lives of a father and son who share a prosperous New England law practice. The father suffers a fatal heart attack and the son succeeds him as the trustee of dark secrets. And so Jim begins his search, a dangerous journey that moves from Paris to San Francisco and deep into his own past, in search of an elusive killer.
The Blood Star
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 268,100. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The sequel to Nicholas Guild’s international best-seller The Assyrian, The Blood Star, which Publishers Weekly called “a rich, intoxicating feast. . . shot through with dark, exotic lyricism,” is the epic story of Tiglath Ashur’s years of exile in Arabia, Egypt, Sidon, Greece and Sicily, and then of his return to his homeland of Assyria, where the mystery of his fate is at last unraveled.
The Assyrian
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 244,060. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An international best-seller, The Assyrian, which Publishers Weekly described as “an absorbing epic novel” and Kirkus Reviews, in a starred review, called “All in all: an exciting, full-blooded epic peopled with dozens of memorable characters,” is set in the 7th Century B.C. and is a story of love, war and betrayal centering on Tiglath Ashur, a minor prince of the royal house of Ashur.

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