Need some action and adventure in my life!
Sometimes the daily grind of life can get you down, and even if we've got a grand adventure to look forward to in the future, we need something to get the heart pumping right now. These books were page turners, edge of the seat romps. Often for various reasons, they're not just American style thrillers, there's also a romance, a crime drama and even a non-fiction. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova - grand literary themed thriller The Stonekeeper (The Amulet Book 1) by Kazu Kibuishi - graphic novel series very addictive Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch - Terry Pratchett meets London crime in this series Lady’s Command (Adventurers Quartet#1) by Stephanie Laurens - regency romance on the seas A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming - American style thriller but in an English style Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence - dark fantasy series Underground by Andrew McGahan - fantastic Australian dystopian thriller Open by Andre Agassi - searingly honest, surprisingly engaging read, even if you don't like tennis Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein - spy thriller set during World War II