Jason Matthews

Jason Matthews is a retired officer of the CIA’s Operations Directorate. Over a thirty-three-year career he served in multiple overseas locations and engaged in clandestine collection of national security intelli­gence, specializing in denied-area operations. Matthews conducted recruitment operations against Soviet–East European, East Asian, Middle Eastern, and Caribbean targets. As Chief in various CIA Stations, he collaborated with foreign partners in counterproliferation and counterterrorism operations. He lives in Southern California.

Books by this Author

Strangers on a Bridge
Palace of Treason
Red Sparrow

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Author Appearances

JACOB BURNS FILM CENTER
film screening, conversation, Q&A, booksigning
A screening of "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" will be followed by Jason Matthews in conversation with Village Books' Bob Minzenheimer about the film, Jason's life as a CIA officer, and his new book PALACE OF TREASON. Q&A and signing to follow.
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
JUN 1
RAINY DAY BOOKS
Interview, Q&A, Signing
Jason Matthews will be interviewed by Vivien Jennings to discuss his life in the CIA, journey to becoming a bestselling novelist, and PALACE OF TREASON.
2706 W. 53rd Street
Fairway, KS 66205
JUN 18

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