Adult Book Lists: Adrenaline Rush

[Printable book list]

Alex Berenson / FIC BERENSON
John Wells series
John Wells is a CIA agent ready to put himself under deep cover and penetrate even the most dangerous of terrorist networks. He may even face the most dangerous situations yet in his own backyard.
The Faithful Spy
The Ghost War (also in large print and on audiobook)
The Silent Man
The Midnight House (also in large print and on audiobook)
The Secret Soldier (also in large print and on audiobook)
The Shadow Patrol
The Night Ranger
The Counterfeit Agent (also in large print and on audiobook)

Dan Brown / FIC BROWN
Robert Langdon series
Robert Langdon, a world-renowned symbologist and Harvard University professor, stumbles upon an ancient brotherhood up to no good; a biblical mystery embedded in the works of Leonardo da Vinci; the shadowy history of the Masons; and a riddle hidden within Dante's Inferno.
Angels and Demons
The Da Vinci Code (also in large print, on audiobook and DVD)
The Lost Symbol (also on audiobook)
Inferno (also in large print, audiobook, and ebook)

Stephen J. Cannell / FIC CANNELL
Shane Scully series
LAPD detective Shane Sculley, considered a rogue cop by his peers, faces danger from corrupt members of the force, deadly members of the movie and music business, issues of international terrorism, and many other threats.
The Tin Collectors
The Viking Funeral
Hollywood Tough
Vertical Coffin
Cold Hit
White Sister
Three Shirt Deal
On the Grind (also in large print and on audiobook)
The Pallbearers
The Prostitute's Ball
Vigilante (also in large print and on audiobook)

Lee Child / FIC CHILD
Jack Reacher series
Jack Reacher was previously a homicide detective in the military police. After retiring from the military, Jack decides to roam around incognito, fixing situations that he knows are wrong. There is plenty of danger and action, though, to keep him busy.
Killing Floor (also on ebook)
Die Trying
Running Blind
Echo Burning
Without Fail
The Enemy (also in large print and on audiobook)
One Shot (also on audiobook and ebook)
The Hard Way
Bad Luck and Trouble
Nothing to Lose
Gone Tomorrow
61 Hours
Worth Dying For
The Affair (also on ebook)
Deep Down (only in ebook)
A Wanted Man (also on ebook)
High Heat (only in ebook)
Never Go Back (also on ebook)

Tom Clancy / FIC CLANCY
Jack Ryan series
Naval historian and former Marine Jack Ryan's work with the CIA as an analyst puts him in all kinds of dangerous situations he may (or may not) be ready for.
Without Remorse
Patriot Games
Red Rabbit (also in large print)
The Hunt for Red October (also on audiobook and DVD)
The Cardinal of the Kremlin
Clear and Present Danger (also on audiobook and DVD)
The Sum of All Fears (also on large print and DVD)
Debt of Honor (also in large print)
Executive Orders (also in large print and on audiobook)
Rainbow Six (also in large print)
The Bear and the Dragon (also in large print)
The Teeth of the Tiger
Command Authority (written with Mark Greaney; also on ebook)

Michael Connelly / MYS CONNELLY
Jack McEvoy series
Jack McEvoy is a crime reporter specializing in violent homicides. When his brother, a homicide detective, appears to commit suicide, Jack decides to look into it and finds a cop-killing, poet writing serial killer. However, The Poet may not be the worst killer that Jack has to go up against.
The Poet
The Scarecrow (also on audiobook)

Clive Cussler / FIC CUSSLER
Dirk Pitt series
Working with the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), Dirk Pitt searches for important shipwrecks, often foiling the dangerous plots of villains while out on his adventures.
Pacific Vortex!
The Mediterranean Caper
Raise the Titanic!
Vixen 03
Night Probe!
Deep Six
Treasure (also in large print)
Sahara (also on DVD)
Inca Gold
Shock Wave
Flood Tide (also in large print)
Atlantis Found
Valhalla Rising (also in large print)
Trojan Odyssey
Black Wind
Treasure of Khan
Arctic Drift
Crescent Dawn
Poseidon's Arrow

Jeffery Deaver / MYS DEAVER
Lincoln Rhyme series
Lincoln Rhyme is a brilliant criminologist, but an accident has left him a quadriplegic. While working with police detective Amelia Sachs, Rhyme has to overcome his challenges to help find a serial killer play games with him. In subsequent works, Rhyme and Sachs continue to work together to find killers and face the danger this brings.
The Bone Collector
The Coffin Dancer
The Empty Chair
The Stone Monkey
The Vanished Man
The Twelfth Card
The Cold Moon (also on audiobook)
The Broken Window
The Burning Wire
The Kill Room
The Skin Collector

Nelson DeMille / FIC DEMILLE
John Corey series
John Corey was a homicide detective for the NYPD, but after recuperating from a wound received in the line of duty, he decides to become an FBI consultant. Now he faces lots of new and different threats.
Plum Island
The Lion's Game
Night Fall
Wild Fire (also in large print and audiobook)
The Lion (also in audiobook)
The Panther (also in large print and on audiobook)

Barry Eisler / FIC EISLER
John Rain series
John Rain feels at home nowhere, having fought in the Vietnam War in Special Forces and also because of his half-American and half-Japanese heritage. Living in Tokyo, Rain works as a regular business man by day; few would guess what his true job is. As an assassin, Rain specializes in "death by natural causes."
Rain Fall
Hard Rain
Rain Storm
Killing Rain (also on audiobook)
The Last Assassin (also on audiobook)
Requiem for an Assassin
The Detachment (also on audiobook)
Graveyard of Memories

Vince Flynn / FIC FLYNN
Mitch Rapp series
CIA agent Mitch Rapp begins his career wanting revenge on those who caused the death of his loved ones. All threats may not just be from outside the United States, though.
American Assassin (also in large print and on audiobook)
Kill Shot
Transfer of Power
The Third Option
Separation of Power
Executive Power (also on audiobook)
Memorial Day
Consent to Kill
Act of Treason (also in large print and on audiobook)
Protect and Defend (also on audiobook)
Extreme Measures (also in large print and on audiobook)
Pursuit of Honor
The Last Man (also in large print)

Lisa Gardner / MYS GARDNER
Quincy & Rainie series
Rainie Conner is a police officer in the small town of Bakersville, Oregon, when she meets Pierce Quincy, a profiler for the FBI. After a particularly hard case, she hangs up her badge and becomes a private investigator. Later in the series, the author introduces Kimberly Quincy, Pierce's daughter and rookie FBI agent.
The Perfect Husband
The Third Victim
The Next Accident
The Killing Hour (also in large print)
Gone (also in large print)
Say Goodbye (also on audiobook)

W.E.B. Griffin / FIC GRIFFIN
The Presidential Agent series
When there is a question of whether a wrong-doing was committed, the president turns to Major Charley Castillo to find answers.
By Order of the President (also in large print)
The Hostage (also in large print and on audiobook)
The Hunters (also in large print)
The Shooters (also in large print and on audiobook)
Black Ops (also on audiobook)
The Outlaws (also on audiobook)
Covert Warriors (also in large print)
Hazardous Duty

Stieg Larsson / FIC LARSSON
The Millennium series
Mikael Blomkvist, a once-respected journalist, is facing jail time and the end of his career in journalism due to story that end in a libel suit. While working on a case for an influential family, Blomkvist meets Lizbeth Salander, a genius hacker with authority issues. Together these two solve dangerous mysteries and deal with issues that Lizbeth has been avoiding for many years.
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (also on ebook)
The Girl Who Player with Fire (also on ebook)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (also on ebook)

Robert Ludlum and Eric Lustbader / FIC LUDLUM and FIC LUSTBADE
Jason Bourne series
Jason Bourne is not sure who he is or why people are trying to kill him. All he knows is that he knows a lot about how to kill people.
The Bourne Identity
The Bourne Supremacy
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Bourne Legacy
The Bourne Betrayal
The Bourne Sanction
The Bourne Deception
The Bourne Objective
The Bourne Dominion (also on ebook)
The Bourne Imperative
The Bourne Retribution (also on ebook)
The Bourne Ascendancy

Cody McFadyen / FIC MCFADYEN
Smoky Barrett series
Smoky Barrett was once one of the best FBI special agents that hunted down serial killers. Then one of the killers tortures her and kills her family. After losing everything, Barrett considers suicide until a new serial killer taunts her, bringing her back from the edge and ready to once again go after these monsters.
Shadow Man (also in large print)
The Face of Death (also on audiobook)
The Darker Side

James Patterson / MYS PATTERSO
Alex Cross series
Dr. Alex Cross is a senior detective with the Washington, D.C. police, and he also has a doctorate in Psychology. He uses these skills to go after terrifying killers.
Along Came a Spider (also on ebook)
Kiss the Girls (also on ebook)
Jack and Jill
Cat & Mouse (also in large print)
Pop Goes the Weasel
Roses Are Red
Violets Are Blue
Four Blind Mice
The Big Bad Wolf (also in large print and on audiobook)
London Bridges
Mary, Mary (also on audiobook)
Cross (also in large print and on audiobook)
Double Cross (also in large print and on audiobook)
Cross Country (also in large print, audiobook and ebook)
Alex Cross's Trial (also on ebook)
I, Alex Cross (also on ebook)
Cross Fire (also in large print and on audiobook)
Kill Alex Cross
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross
Alex Cross, Run (also on ebook)
Cross My Heart (also in large print, audiobook and ebook)

Ridley Pearson / FIC PEARSON
Walt Fleming series
Walt Fleming is the sheriff of Blaine County, Idaho. As sheriff, he has to face not just dangerous criminals, but also the dangerous elements.
Killer Weekend
Killer View
Killer Summer
In Harm's Way (also in large print and on audiobook)

James Rollins / FIC ROLLINS
Sigma Force series
Sigma Force, an elite covert arm of the U.S. Defense Department, is made up of former Special Forces officers trained as experts in various scientific fields.
Sandstorm (also in large print)
Map of Bones
Black Order (also in large print)
The Judas Strain
The Last Oracle
The Doomsday Key
The Devil Colony
Bloodline (also in large print, audiobook and ebook)
The Eye of God (also in large print and on audiobook)
The Sixth Extinction (coming Aug. 12, 2014)

John Sandford / FIC SANDFORD
Lucas Davenport series
Lucas Davenport is a detective in the Minneapolis Police Department. He is not always good at doing things by the book, but he gets the job done.
Rules of Prey
Shadow Prey
Eyes of Prey
Silent Prey
Winter Prey
Night Prey
Mind Prey
Sudden Prey
Secret Prey
Certain Prey
Easy Prey
Chosen Prey
Mortal Prey
Naked Prey
Hidden Prey
Broken Prey
Invisible Prey
Phantom Prey
Wicked Prey
Storm Prey
Buried Prey
Stolen Prey
Silken Prey
Field of Prey

Karin Slaughter / MYS SLAUGHTE
Will Trent series
Will Trent is an agent in the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, based in Atlanta, with an interesting handicap for a police officer: He is dyslexic and has trouble reading and writing. He is partnered with Faith Mitchell from the Atlanta PD, and even though the two don't always see eye to eye, they get the job done.
Triptych (also in large print)
Fractured (also on audiobook)
Undone (also on audiobook)
Broken (also in large print and on audiobook)
Fallen (also in large print and on audiobook)
Criminal (also in large print and on audiobook)
Unseen (also on ebook)

Brad Thor / FIC THOR
Scot Harvath series
Ex-Navy Seal Scot Harvath is one of the president's Secret Service agents. Then after his rescue adventure, he becomes someone the president depends on to defend the nation against foreign aggressors.
The Lions of Lucerne
Path of the Assassin (also on audiobook)
State of the Union
The First Commandment
The Last Patriot
The Apostle (also in large print and on audiobook)
Foreign Influence
Full Black
Black List
Hidden Order