Karen Vail Series
Karen Vail is no ordinary FBI agent.
She’s a profiler, brought to life by Alan Jacobson’s seven years of unprecedented access to, and research with, the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit. The Karen Vail series has been raved about by reviewers, readers, law enforcement officers of all stripes, real FBI profilers…and even one of the legendary founding fathers of the Behavioral Analysis Unit in Quantico.
OPSIG Team Black Series Novels
America’s safety is on the line!
Missions the United States government cannot sanction–or acknowledge–fall under the purview of OPSIG, the Operations Support Intelligence Group, run out of a secret office in the basement of the Pentagon.
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Host Jessica Mazo of Martini Productions interviews Alan Jacobson at ThrillerFest about his two series, the OPSIG Team Black novels and the FBI profiler Karen Vail books—and the close quarters combat training he did in the Phoenix desert with Chris Kyle’s Craft International.read more
Alan sits down with PBS’ Books du Jour host Frederic Colier to discuss the sixth Karen Vail novel, Spectrum, why he chose to take us back in time to Vail’s first day on the job with the NYPD as a beat cop—and his 9/11 dilemma.read more
FBI profiler Mark Safarik interviews Alan Jacobson about the Karen Vail novels and where the idea behind Vail came from. Alan then turns the tables and interviews Mark on his career catching some of the deadliest killers.read more
Alan talks with Book Case TV’s Frederic Colier about No Way Out, how he found himself face to face with a real FBI profiler more than two decades years ago, and how that profiler became instrumental in helping him shape all of the Vail novels.read more
FBI Profiler Karen Vail returns in her fifth adventure, No Way Out, a high-stakes thriller set in England. Join Alan on location in London as he brings Karen Vail to your doorstep and touches on some of the problems Vail faces assimilating to the British culture—and the off-limits places Alan visited during the course of his research.read more
Alan gives us insight into the mind of Karen Vail, the baggage she must deal with, and the challenges she faces with the Dead Eyes killer.read more
Recent Books by Alan Jacobson
The latest jaw-dropping thriller from USA Today bestselling author Alan Jacobson, featuring esteemed FBI profiler Karen Vail, on the hunt for an escaped serial killer …
From the first page, you know you’re in the hands of a storyteller at the top of his game: The Lost Codex has nonstop action, living-breathing characters, rich detail …”