Political Thrillers

Power, corruption and twisting plots are the main ingredients in the roller-coaster ride of political thrillers.

Jeffrey Archer

His own falls from grace are the stuff of fiction. Writes a ripping yarn with intrigue and political drama aplenty.

David Baldacci

Bill Clinton is a fan and the political voice rings true in these thrillers. Series include Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, secret service agents, and The Camel Club.

Steve Berry

Author of the Cotton Malone series combining historical fiction with political intrigue and edge-of-your-seat suspense.

Michael Dobbs

A British MP, Dobbs writes convincingly about the world of politics, power and privilege - and all in a compelling style.

Vince Flynn

Creator of Mitch Rapp, CIA counter-terrorism agent. Fast-paced political intrigue.

Frederick Forsyth

Author of iconic titles like The Day of the Jackal and The Odessa File. Sharp political observations, well-crafted plots and nail-biting suspense make this author's work classic.

Brad Meltzer

Heart-pounding thrillers that take you on wild rides through worlds of deception, conspiracy, and murder - all set in the corridors of US power.

Richard North Patterson

Gripping stories that centre on political and social issues with compelling characters and storylines.

Brad Thor

Strong counter-terrorism and Homeland security themes make these thrillers red-hot.

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