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Hugh Corbett Books in Order: How to read Paul C. Doherty’s Series

Medieval Murder Mysteries, but not with Cadfael.

Who is Hugh Corbett?

Written by english author and historian Paul C. Doherty, this murder mystery series is set during the 13th-century reign of Edward I of England.

This is the story of Hugh Corbett, the chancellor of England’s faithful clerk, as he investigates threats to the King and Country. During his work, he is assisted by Ranulf-atte-Newgate, a felon saved from execution. Corbett solves murder mysteries, but also identifies spies and robbers.

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Jericho Quinn Books in Order: How to read Marc Cameron’s series?

By one of the writers working on the Jack Ryan series.

Who is Jericho Quinn?

Prolific American author doesn’t only write Jack Ryan’s story, he is also the man behind another spy thriller series about Special Agent Jericho Quinn.

Air Force veteran, champion boxer and trained assassin Jericho Quinn wad hand-picked for a new global task force that, officially, does not exist. Now, he answers only to the Director of National Intelligence and the U.S. President himself and work to stop the terrorists who want to destroy America.

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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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Nick Stone Books in Order: How to read Andy McNab series?

Andy McNab is a former SAS operator and you write about what you know…

Who is Nick Stone?

Main protagonist in the Andy McNab written series, Nick Stone is an ex-member of British Army regiment the SAS.

After a difficult youth, Nick Stone signed up to the Army, and was eventually being recruited into the SAS. Troubling events and violent public deaths pushed him out of the British Army, but not out of the spy life. Now, he keeps on going, working as a kind of mercenary.

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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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Kirk McGarvey Books in Order: How to read David Hagberg series?

David Hagberg’s style has been described as a cross between Tom Clancy and Ian Fleming, so you know who’s gonna save us from the Russians!

Who is Kirk McGarvey?

Super-spy Kirk McGarvey is the main protagonist in the techno-thrillers written by the American novelist—and ex-cryptographer for U.S. Air Force Intelligence—David Hagberg since 1989.

When the series began, Kirk McGarvey was a retired CIA assassin, but he couldn’t escape his life in the world of spies and killers. He still is one the best and when the world needs saving—mostly the USA—he is the first to spring into action.

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Dewey Andreas Books in Order: How to read Ben Coes series?

If you are into Mitch Rapp and Scot Harvath, the Dewey Andreas series might be for you.

Who is Dewey Andreas?

Star of the international political thriller and espionage novels written by Ben Coes, Dewey Andreas is a former U.S. Special Forces soldier who was kicked out of the military after being falsely accused of crimes he did not commit.

After surviving a terrorist attack Dewey Andreas and stopping the men responsible, he starts working for the CIA. Now, Dewey is sent on a mission to help protect his country.

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Her Royal Spyness Books in Order: How to read Rhys Bowen series?

If you like a bit of historical comedy with some British royalty, Her Royal Spyness is for you.

What is Her Royal Spyness?

Written by British author Rhys Bowen, Her Royal Spyness is a humorous historical series about the penniless cousin of King George V of England in 1932 who is acting as a spy for the queen.

Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, daughter to the Duke of Atholt and Rannoch, is flat broke. And when her brother cuts off her allowance, she leaves Scotland for London where she has been summoned by the Queen to spy on her playboy son. Soon, this amateur sleuth starts to solve crimes.

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Alex Hawke Books in Order: How to read Ted Bell’s series?

I always find it quite funny that American author wrote about British characters, like Alex Hawke. But it works.

Who Alex Hawke is?

Lord Alexander Hawke is a British secret agent created by American author Ted Bell.

While sailing in the Caribbean, young Alex Hawke witnesses an act of unspeakable horror as modern-day pirates brutally murder his parents. It is a tragedy that will haunt him forever, and shape his destiny. Now adult, Alex Hawke works as a skilled spy for the British government and stop international crisis on a regular basis.

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John Milton Books in Order: How to read Mark Dawson Series?

It’s not easy to make amends when you were a killer, ask John Milton!

Who is John Milton?

Former British Secret Service agent John Milton considered himself an artisan and his trade was murder. Milton was the man the government sent when everything else has failed. He was ruthless, brilliant, anonymous and, of course, Lethal. But after ten years, he had enough.

Now, John Milton is trying to make amends. He is on the road and troubles find him easily. No surprise some reviewers are describing as “the English Jack Reacher.”

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