James Rollins Readalikes

No one writes “Indiana Jones”-style adventures like James Rollins, but some writers come close. If you can’t get enough of Rollin’s rip-roaring adventures set in exotic locales and seasoned with intriguing historical and scientific information, give one of the following books a try.  All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Adams, Will. The Alexander Cipher. 2009.
     Also available: CD

Alten, Steve. Domain. 2001.

Angsten, David. Dark Gold. 2006.

Berry, Steve. The Charlemagne Pursuit. 2008.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Brokaw, Charles. The Atlantis Code. 2009.

Bunn, T. Davis. Gold of Kings. 2009.

Carter, Philip. Altar of Bones. 2011.

Childs, Lincoln. The Third Gate. 2012.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Coonts, Stephen. Saucer: An Adventure. 2002.

Cussler, Clive. Inca Gold. 1994.
     Also available: Large Type

Dietrich, William. Ice Reich. 1998.

Du Brul, Jack. Charon’s Landing. 1999.

Golemon, David. Ancients. 2008.

Greanias, Thomas. Raising Atlantis. 2005.

Harper, Tom. The Lost Temple. 2007.

Khoury, Raymond. The Sanctuary. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Kuzneski, Chris. The Lost Throne. 2009.

Lee, Patrick. The Breach. 2010.
     Also available: eBook, eAudiobook

Levin, Daniel. The Last Ember. 2009.

McDermott, Andy. The Hunt for Atlantis. 2007.
     Also available: CD

Morrison, Boyd. The Ark. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type

Murray, Yxta Maya. The Queen Jade. 2005.

Palov, C.M. Ark of Fire. 2009.

Preston, Douglas. The Codex. 2004.
     Also available: CD

Preston, Douglas and Lincoln Child. Thunderhead. 1999.

Reilly, Matthew. Temple. 1999.

Robinson, Jeremy. Pulse. 2009.

Sullivan, Mark T. Labyrinth. 2002.

Sussman, Paul. The Lost Army of Cambyses. 2002.
     Also available: CD

Twining, James. The Double Eagle. 2005.