Alan Judd is a pseudonym used by Alan Adwin Petty. Born in 1946, he is a former soldier and diplomat who now works as a security analyst and writer in the United Kingdom. He writes both books and articles, regularly contributing to a number of publications, including The Daily Telegraph and The Spectator. His books include both fiction and non-fiction titles, with his novels often drawing on his military background.
- A Breed of Heroes (1981 - adapted by Charles Wood as a BBC television film in 1996)
- Short of Glory (1984)
- The Noonday Devil (1987)
- Tango (1989)
- The Devil's Own Work (1991)
- Legacy (2001)
- The Kaiser's Last Kiss (2003)
- Dancing with Eva (2006)
- Uncommon Enemy (2012)
Non fiction Titles
- Ford Madox Ford (1990)
- First World War Poets (Character Sketches) (1997)
- The Quest for C: Mansfield Cumming And the Founding of the Secret Service (1999)
- A Breed of Heroes won the 1981 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and was shortlisted and became runner-up in the 1981 Booker Prize.
- In 1991, he won the Guardian Fiction Award for his book The Devil's Own Work.
- Project MUSE - An Interview with Alan Judd Retrieved 2012-01-02.
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