| Andrew Kaplan|| Author|
| Scorpion, Dragonfire, Hour of the Assassins, War of the Raven|Andrew Kaplan Wikipedia
Andrew Gary Kaplan is an American author, best known for his spy thriller novels. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 18, 1941. He went to Stuyvesant High School and Brooklyn College and after serving in the U.S. Army, he went to Europe and Africa, where he worked as a free-lance journalist and war correspondent for the International Herald Tribune in Paris. He served in the Israeli Army during the Six Day War of 1967. As a student leader in Israel, he helped start what was initially called "the University of the Negev" (today, Ben Gurion University of the Negev) and the Israeli Olympic fencing team. After graduating in 1970 from Tel Aviv University, he earned his MBA at Oregon State University. He has been a technology businessman and is the author of eight international best-selling novels, which have been translated into 21 languages around the world: Hour of the Assassins, Scorpion, Dragonfire (a main selection of the Book of the Month Club in Britain), War of the Raven and the other books of the Scorpion and Homeland series: "Scorpion Betrayal", "Scorpion Winter", "Scorpion Deception", and "Homeland: Carrie's Run", a bestselling original novel prequel to the hit award-winning "Homeland" television series . His second book in the Homeland series, "Homeland: Saul's Game", won the 2015 Scribe Award for Best Original Media Tie-in Novel.