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Sunday, September 02, 2012

Conservative books/authors recommended...suspense, spy, character development

I shamelessly mined this information from FreeRepublic.com's forum. Enjoy:

Craig Johnson’s Longmire mysteries

Ted Bell

Ben Coes (character: Dewey…)

Barry Eisler (character John Rain)

77 Days in September (e.m.p.)

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.

Robert B. Parker “Spencer”


Matthew Bracken books (trilogy)

Joseph Conrad The Secret Agent

Len Deighton Berlin Game, Mexico Set, and London Match, a trilogy of spy novels

“Foreign Enemies and Traitors” by Matthew Bracken

Helen MacInnes’s mysteries & spy thrillers

Allen Drury Advise & Consent Throne of Saturn

Charles McCarry is a must, especially his Paul Christopher novels

George MacDonald

Fraser’s Flashman novels

Frederick Forsyth: The Avenger The Afghan The Cobra

Dashiell Hammett especially ”The Glass Key”.

Ross McDonald,

Raymond Chandler,

Rex Stout

Ian Rankin’s novels featuring Edinburgh detective John Rebus, a Scottish clone of Harry Bosch

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