Authors Studio: Meet the Masters

Authors Studio: Meet the Masters

International bestselling author Peter James sits down with Alan Jacobson to talk about Alan’s writing process, his advice for authors, where and how he writes, and more. Sit back and enjoy Peter James TV’s Authors Studio: Meet the Masters, featuring Alan...
​Martini Productions Interview

​Martini Productions Interview

Host Jessica Mazo of Martini Productions interviews Alan Jacobson at ThrillerFest about his two series–and the close quarters combat training he did in the Phoenix desert with Chris Kyle’s Craft International. Check out Alan’s book trailers and other...
Books du Jour PBS NYC interview

Books du Jour PBS NYC interview

Alan sits down with PBS’ Books du Jour host Frederic Colier to discuss the sixth Karen Vail novel, Spectrum—and his 9/11 dilemma. Watch Alan’s book trailers and other interviews, including four with FBI profiler Mark Safarik, by clicking here. Please feel...
FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 1)

FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 1)

FBI profiler Mark Safarik interviews Alan Jacobson about the Karen Vail novels, where the idea behind Vail came from, and more. Alan then turns the tables and interviews Mark on his career catching some of the deadliest killers—and why he feels it’s so important for...
Book Case TV interview

Book Case TV interview

Alan talks with Book Case TV’s Frederic Colier about No Way Out…and how he found himself face to face with a real FBI profiler. (Note: Alan did not shave his beard and grow his hair long; the thumbnail below for the interview is determined by YouTube. But...
No Way Out trailer

No Way Out trailer

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… Check out Alan’s other book trailers and author interviews, including four...
The 7th Victim trailer

The 7th Victim trailer

Watch the book trailer for The 7th Victim, the first novel in the Karen Vail series. Check out Alan’s other book trailers and author interviews, including four with FBI profiler Mark Safarik, by clicking here. Please feel free to share this...
Crush trailer

Crush trailer

Watch the book trailer for Alan’s novel Crush, the second in the Karen Vail series. The trailer was filmed on location in the Napa Valley: at the Napa County Sheriff’s Department, at the county morgue, and at some of the wineries that appear in...
Inmate 1577 trailer

Inmate 1577 trailer

Watch the book trailer for Inmate 1577, the fourth novel in the Karen Vail series, featuring photos and videos from Alcatraz and San Francisco. ***** click on image to view video ***** Check out Alan’s other book trailers and author interviews, including four...
Author Magazine interview

Author Magazine interview

Alan sat down with Author Magazine in Seattle after the launch of The 7th Victim. In this interview, he provides tips for aspiring writers, some background on his writing method, and the creative process. ***** click on image to view video ***** Check out Alan’s...
FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 2)

FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 2)

FBI profiler Mark Safarik interviews Alan Jacobson about the Karen Vail novels, where the idea behind the Crush killer came from, the research he did with the “real” Karen Vail, SSA Mary Ellen O’Toole, and more. Watch part two below: Watch part three...
FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 3)

FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 3)

In part three, Mark and Alan talk personal safety—and how to get their free eBook on staying safe. Mark then slips on his FBI hat…and Agent Safarik talks profiling—behavioral crime analysis—what it is, how it works, and what it is not. He dispels some...
FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 4)

FBI Profiler Mark Safarik & Author Alan Jacobson (Part 4)

In part four of the interview between FBI Profiler Mark Safarik and Author Alan Jacobson, Mark talks about what it’s like sitting across the table from a serial killer. He also explains his work with the Vidocq Society and Forensic Behavioral Services...
Killer Instinct – Mark Safarik’s TV series

Killer Instinct – Mark Safarik’s TV series

This is the trailer for season one of Mark Safarik’s riveting TV series, Killer Instinct, which aired on NBC’s Cloo network and Biography Channel. It’s also available on iTunes. ***** click on image to view video ***** Check out Alan’s other...