Sam Bourne / Jonathan Freedland is a Bristish journalist and author. He writes a weekly column for The Guardian while also writing thrillers under the pseudonym of Sam Bourne.

Freedland is the youngest of three children and the only son of his Jewish parents. His father Micheal was a biographer and journalist. Before university, Freedland took a gap year and worked on a a kibbutz in Israel with the Labour Zionist Habonim Dror. He would then attend Wadham College, Oxaford where he studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Freedland joined BBC in 1990 and would go on to write for The Guardian and Daily Mirror. He wrote his first novel in 2006.

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Publication Order of Maggie Costello Books

(as Sam Bourne)

The Last Testament (2007)Description / Buy at
The Chosen One (2010)Description / Buy at
To Kill The President / The Plot Against the President (2017)Description / Buy at
To Kill the Truth (2019)Description / Buy at
To Kill a Man (2020)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Righteous Men (As: Sam Bourne) (2006)Description / Buy at
The Final Reckoning (As:Sam Bourne) (2008)Description / Buy at
Pantheon (As:Sam Bourne) (2012)Description / Buy at
The 3rd Woman (2014)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Bring Home the Revolution (1998)Description / Buy at
Jacob's Gift (2005)Description / Buy at
The Escape Artist (2022)Description / Buy at

If You Like Sam Bourne / Jonathan Freedland Books, You’ll Love…

The Final Reckoning is a novel by Bourne that has earned comparison’s to Dan Brown. The book starts with a man’s death at the United Nations. They think at first that it was just an accidental shooting, but it turns out to be anything but and Tom Byrne ends up on the case. He’s drawn into a deadly world of hidden fellowships, unforgivable crimes, and a 60-year quest for justice. The book features Nazi soldiers and Jewish avengers, and is based on the true story of WWII survivors who took vengeance into their own hands.

Another book by Bourne is called To Kill the Truth. This unique story features someone trying to destory the evidence of the world’s greatest crimes. Holocaust survivors and academics are being found dead, and libraries and museums are being burned down. Even digital records are being erased. A former White House operative named Maggie Costello is drawn in to help figure out what is happening and she soon finds that this is bigger than anything she could’ve possibly imagined as the deadly conspiracy could ignite a new Civil War.

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