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#4 Posted on 12.9.11 1255.26 Reposted on: 12.9.18 1259.01
The Jason Bourne books are pretty good. I read the three all in a row which was probably a mistake as I was so sick of the spy genre that I haven't read anything similar in about 4 years. If you've seen the films, only the first film/book really match up at all.
#7 Posted on 14.9.11 1242.56 Reposted on: 14.9.18 1246.48
Have you read any of the Jack Reacher novels by Lee Child? They're pretty good, at least the ones I've ready. Also, I would totally recommend anything by Dennis Lehane (Gone, Baby, Gone - anything in that series, Shutter Island, or Mystic River). Lehane's stuff really aren't all cop books, but it's good stuff.
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#8 Posted on 15.9.11 1056.22 Reposted on: 15.9.18 1056.30
I don't generally read much in this genre, but I've picked up a few of the books by Jon Land in his Ben Kamal/Danielle Barnea series at airports to have something to read in-flight. They were great for that, briskly paced spy/history novels that kept me turning the pages without having to work too hard.
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#9 Posted on 15.9.11 1258.58 Reposted on: 15.9.18 1259.02
I don't read much of this genre. But I have read all of the original Ian Fleming James Bond books and enjoyed them very much. I then read Devil May Care and thought it was really bad in comparison to Ian Flemings novels.
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