Books That Go Boom: Terrorism Thrillers

We worry about crime in the streets and insane serial killers, but sometimes the threat comes from outside the U.S.A. Be it greedy drug bosses, religious fanatics, those driven by nationalistic fervor or led by maniacal leaders, we are all at risk. If you enjoy reading about thwarting terrorism of all kinds, try a few of these books. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.

Eco/Bio-terrorism
Homegrown terror
International terror

Eco/Bio-Terrorism

Case, John. The First Horseman. 1998.
     Also available: Large Type

Crichton, Michael. State of Fear. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook, eAudiobook

Cussler, Clive. Polar Shift. 2005.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

DeMille, Nelson. Plum Island. 1997.
     Also available: CD

Gerritsen, Tess. Gravity. 1999.
     Also available: Large Type

Granger, Bill. Burning the Apostle. 1993.
     Also available: Large Type

Hartmann, Elizabeth. The Truth About Fire. 2002.

Holmes, Chris. The Medusa Strain. 2002.

MacAlister, V.A. The Mosquito War. 2001.

Mills, Kyle. Darkness Falls. 2007.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Preston, Richard. The Cobra Event. 1997.
     Also available: Large Type

Rollins, James. The Last Oracle. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

See, Carolyn. There Will Never be Another You. 2006.
     Also available: CD

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Homegrown Terror

Blauner, Peter. Man of the Hour. 1999.

Chafets, Zev. The Project. 1997.
     Also available: Large Type

Child, Lincoln. Utopia. 2002.

Coyle, Harold. Against All Enemies. 2002.

Follett, Ken. The Hammer of Eden. 1998.
     Also available: CD

Goodwillie, David. American Subversive. 2010.

Kava, Alex. Black Friday. 2009.
     Also available: eBook, eAudiobook

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International Terror

Aaron, Richard. Gauntlet. 2009.

Altman, John. The Watchmen. 2004.

Armstrong, Campbell. Jigsaw. 1995.

Berenson, Alex. The Silent Man. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Britton, Andrew. The Invisible. 2008.
     Also available: CD

Cerasini, Marc. Vanishing Point. 2007.

Clancy, Tom. Teeth of the Tiger. 2003.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Coonts, Stephen. Liberty. 2003.
     Also available: CD

DeMille, Nelson. The Lion's Game. 2000.
     Also available: Large Type

DuBois, Brendan. Final Winter. 2008.

Finder, Joseph. The Zero Hour. 1996.
     Also available: Large Type

Flynn, Vince. Pursuit of Honor. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Gavron, Assaf. Almost Dead. 2010.

Hagberg, David. Joshua’s Hammer. 2000.

Hewson, David. City of Fear. 2010. (Adult Mystery HEW).

Ignatius, David. Body of Lies. 2007.
     Also available: Digital Player

LeCarré, John. A Most Wanted Man. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Reich, Christopher. Devil’s Banker. 2003.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Reich, Christopher. Rules of Deception. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Rosenberg, Joel C. Dead Heat. 2008.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Silva, Daniel. Moscow Rules. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Stewart, Chris. The God of War. 2008.

Strieber,Whitley. Critical Mass. 2009.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Thor, Brad. Takedown. 2006.

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