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Ben Hope Books In Order: How to read Scott Mariani series?

Ben Hope has been described as “James Bond meets Jason Bourne, with a historical twist,” which is an explosive combination.

Who is Ben Hope?

Written by British author Scott Mariani, this series of thrillers is about Ben Hope, an ex-SAS Major and former theology student.

Ben Hope is tortured by a tragedy from his past. After years with the SAS, he walked away from the army to pursue a new career. Now, he is using his expertise as a hostage rescue operative to find and bring home kidnapped children, as well as other innocent victims of the evil kidnap and ransom industry.

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Kevin Kerney Books in Order: How to read Michael McGarrity Series?

If you are into outdoorsy crime stories like the ones with Cork O’Connor or Dave Robicheaux, the Kevin Kerney series might be for you.

Who is Kevin Kerney?

Written by New Mexican author and former law enforcement officer Michael McGarrity, the Kevin Kerney series takes place in New Mexico, from the Tularosa Basin and Lincoln County to Hermit’s Peak, but also sometimes in Santa Fe.

It’s about law enforcement officer Kevin Kerney who used to be a cop, a private investigator and even a forest ranger, but he is now a police chief.

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The NUMA Files Books in Order: How to read Clive Cussler series?

After the Dirk Pitt series and The Oregon Files, it’s time for another Clive Cussler series, The NUMA Files.

What are the NUMA Files?

Written by american author Clive Cussler, The NUMA Files is a spin-off of the the Dirk Pitt series.

The story centers around Kurt Austin, Team Leader of National Underwater & Marine Agency’s Special Assignments division. It’s basically an underwater exploration series.

Dirk Pitt makes brief appearances in the books Serpent, White Death, Polar Shift, Devil’s Gate, The Storm, Zero Hour, and Ghost Ship and is mentioned in Lost City. Also, Some characters from the Pitt novels appear such as Sandecker, Al Giordino, Rudi Gunn, Hiram Yaeger and St. Julien Perlmutter.

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Richard Sharpe Books in Order: How to read Bernard Cornwell series?

Before The Saxon Stories series, Bernard Cornwell was the author of the Richard Sharpe series.

Who is Richard Sharpe?

As I was saying, this series was written by Bernard Cornwell. It chronicles the life of Richard Sharpe in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

Sharpe was born in poverty. He joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears.

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Time Quintet Books in Order: How to read Madeleine L’Engle series?

I heard that the movie adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time was bad. As I always say, at least, there are the books!

What’s the Time Quintet series?

The Time Quintet is a fantasy/science fiction series written by Madeleine L’Engle. And, as the title suggests, the series contains five novels.

The Time Quintet series follows the lives of Meg Murry, her youngest brother Charles Wallace Murry, and their friend Calvin O’Keefe. Together, they try to save the world from evil forces. Everything began with Meg and Charles Wallace trying to find their missing father with the help of Calvin. This quest put them on a trip through time and space.

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Harry Potter Books in Order: How to read J.K. Rowling’s popular series?

My hero today needs no introduction, but let’s make one anyway!

Who is Harry Potter?

Played by Daniel Radcliffe on the big screen, Harry James Potter is one of the most famous wizards of modern times. He just doesn’t know it when the story begins.

On his eleventh birthday, Harry learns that he is a wizard, and joins Hogwarts where he meets Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Harry Potter is ready to live dangerous adventures with his two best friends to fight evil and He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.

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Dirk Pitt Books in Order: How to read Clive Cussler Series?

Did you know that Matthew McConaughey wasn’t the only one who played Dirk Pitt in a movie? Richard Jordan did it in 1980 in an adaptation of Raise the Titanic!

Who is Dirk Pitt?

Dirk Pitt is a fictional character created by famous best-seller author Clive Cussler. With his sidekick Al Giordino, Pitt is a renowned adventurer.

Son of a Senator, military man, and an accomplished pilot who loves to drink blue agave Tequila, Dirk Pitt is the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA) and travels the world to help where he can to save the sea life and human lives.

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Throne of Glass Series in Order: How to read Sarah J. Maas books?

You can be young and deadly, just ask Celaena Sardothien.

What’s the Throne of Glass Series?

Written by Sarah J. Maas, the Throne of Glass is a fantasy series that takes us in a land without magic where we follow Celaena Sardothien, an 18-year-old assassin in the kingdom of Adarlan.

After being imprisoned for a year by the king, Celaena Sardothien accepts an offer to compete with other assassins for a chance to serve as the king’s champion and win her freedom. This leads her to great and dangerous adventures, world-shattering revelations and more.

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Ranger’s Apprentice Books in Order: How to read John Flanagan series?

I wrote about The Brotherband Chronicles series a few days ago, so why not do Ranger’s Apprentice now?

What’s the Ranger’s Apprentice series?

Ranger’s Apprentice is a fantasy series written by Australian author John Flanagan. The story follows the adventures of Will, an orphan who is taken as an apprentice Ranger, as he strives to keep the Kingdom of Araluen safe from invaders, traitors, and threats.

In his adventures Will is joined on his adventures by his mentor Halt and his best friend Horace. The universe of the Ranger’s Apprentice expands to a prequel series and a spin-off.

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The Brotherband Chronicles in Order: How to read John Flanagan books?

Fantasy series are not always about magicians. Sometimes, they are about sea warriors!

What’s the Brotherband Chronicles?

The Brotherband Chronicles is a series of fantasy novels written by Australian author John Flanagan. It is a spin-off from the Ranger’s Apprentice series, but with new Skandian characters.

The main character is Hal Mikkelson, a half-Araluen/half-Skandian, member of the Brotherband and captain of the ship Heron. With his crew, Hal must prove their worth and fight for the Skandia.

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