Adam Lebor is a British journalist and author mystery and thriller novels from London. He was brought up in 1970s London and went to college at Leeds where he was the editor of the student’s newspaper. He had a peripatetic career in several Fleet Street newspapers as he worked in a variety of stories from Nazi criminals that had escaped to London and the best Martini that London could offer. By 1991, he had graduated to become a foreign correspondent.  In his new role, he shifted base to Budapest, where he started by reporting on the collapse of Communism. He also worked in Yugoslavia where he covered the wars in Bosnia and Croatia before he eventually decided to make a home in Paris from where he wrote his debut novel “The Budapest Protocol” in 2009.

Books in order of publication:

Detective Balthazar Kovacs Danube Blues Books

District VIII(2017) 
Kossuth Square(2019) 

Yael Azoulay Books

The Budapest Protocol(2009) 
The Geneva Option(2013) 
The Istanbul Exchange(2013) 
The Washington Stratagem(2014) 
The Reykjavik Assignment(2016) 

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Hitler’s Secret Bankers: The Myth of Swiss Neutrality During the Holocaust(1997) 
A Heart Turned East: Among the Muslims(1997) 
Surviving Hitler: Corruption and Compromise in the Third Reich(2000) 
Seduced by Hitler: The Choices of a Nation and the Ethics of Survival(2000) 
Milosevic: A Biography(2002) 
City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa(2006) 
“Complicity with Evil”: The United Nations in the Age of Modern Genocide(2006) 
The Believers: How America Fell for Bernard Madoff’s $65 Billion Investment Scam(2009) 
Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank that Runs the World(2013)