Sam Bourne is the pseudonym of Jonathon Freedland, an award-winning journalist and broadcaster. He has written a weekly column for the Guardian since1997, having previously served as the paper's Washington correspondent. He has covered five US presidential elections, including Barack Obama's campaign in 2008;
In the annual What the papers Say Awards of2002 Jonathon Freedland was named Columnist of the Year, and in 2008 he won the David Watt Prize for Journalism. His first novel, The Righteous Men, was a Richard and Judy Summer Read and a number 1 bestseller. His next two novels, The Last Testament and The Final Reckoning, were both top five bestsellers. He lives in London with his wife and their two children.

Book List in Order:11 titles

  • The new blockbuster thriller from Sam Bourne, the author of To Kill the President Someone is trying to destroy the evidence of history's greatest crimes. Academics and Holocaust survivors dead in mysterious circumstances. Museums and libraries burn...


  • Maggie Costello uncovers an assassination plot to kill the tyrannical new president. A blockbuster thriller from No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sam Bourne. The unthinkable has happened The United States has elected a volatile demagogue ...


  • He says he wants option B’ ‘Which one is that?’ Kassian remembered, how could he forget, the ‘black book’, carried by the President’s personal military aide, the aide who was with him at all times, setting out the...


  • Connie discovers the facts about carrots and how they can help her see better in the dark as well as protect her eyesight, skin and immune system. Use Connie's story to encourage your children to love carrots too. Includes helpful nutritional informa...


  • The darkest secrets of World War II... finally revealed. The Number One bestseller returns with his most explosive book to date. Europe is ablaze. America is undecided about joining the fight against Nazism. And James Zennor, a brilliant, troubled, y...



  • Benjamin discovers the facts about broccoli and how it can help him grow and keep his bones and teeth healthy as well as protect his skin and immune system. Use Benjamin' s story to encourage your children to love broccoli too. Includes helpful nutri...


  • Sammy discovers the facts about spinach and how it can help him become strong and healthy. Rich in calcium and a multi-store of minerals for strong muscles and bones. Use Sammy' s story to encourage your children to love spinach too. Includes helpful...


  • April 2003: an Iraqi boy loots an ancient clay tablet from a long-forgotten vault in the Baghdad Museum of Antiquities. Years later, at a rally for the signing of a historic deal between Israel and the Palestinians, a suspected assassin pushes th...






  • “The biggest challenger to Dan Brown’s crown.” —Mirror (UK)When a man’s death at the United Nations turns out to be more than just an accidental shooting, unsuspecting Tom Byrne is plunged headlong into a deadly world of hidden fellowships,...


  • The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inherit the earth... A teenage computer prodigy is strangled in Mumbai. A far-right extremist is killed in a remote cabin in the Pacific Northwest. A wealthy businessman is murdered in...