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Running Dog

Thumbtack    Running Dog by Don DeLillo

Moll Robbins, a New York city journalist is trailing the activities of an influential senator. In the process she is dragged into the black market world of erotica and shady, infatuated men, where a cat-and-mouse chase for an erotic film rumored to "star" Adolph Hitler leads to trickery, maneuvering, and bloodshed.

Year: 1978
Genre: Political ThrillerSatire

Fletch and the Man Who

Thumbtack    Fletch and the Man Who by Gregory Mcdonald

Full of sharp-witted commentary and rich details, Fletch and the Man Who takes a satirical, behind-the-scenes look inside the world of American politics.

Year: 1983
Genre: Murder MysteryPolitical Thriller

Executive Orders

Thumbtack    Executive Orders by Tom Clancy

Many eyes are on Jack Ryan now, and many of them are unfriendly. In Beijing, Tehran, and other world capitals, including Washington, D.C., there are those eager to take advantage where they may, some of whom bear a deep animus toward the United States - some of whom, from Ryan's past, harbor intense animosity toward the new President himself. Soon they will begin to move on their opportunities; soon they will present Jack Ryan with a crisis so great even he cannot imagine it.

Year: 1996
Genre: Political Thriller

The Cobweb

Thumbtack    The Cobweb by Neal Stephenson and J. Frederick George

When a foreign exchange student is found murdered at an Iowa University, Deputy Sheriff Clyde Banks finds that his investigation extends far beyond the small college town--all the way to the Middle East. Shady events at the school reveal that a powerful department is using federal grant money for highly dubious research. And what it's producing is a very nasty bug.

Year: 1996
Genre: Bio-WarfarePolitical Thriller

Term Limits

Thumbtack    Term Limits by Vince Flynn

In one bloody night, three of Washington's most powerful politicians are executed with surgical precision. Their assassins then deliver a shocking ultimatum to the American government: set aside partisan politics and restore power to the people. No one, they warn, is out of their reach--not even the president.

Year: 1998
Genre: AssassinsCIAFBIPolitical Thriller

A God in Ruins

Thumbtack    A God in Ruins by Leon Uris

Spanning the decades from World War II to the 2008 presidential campaign, A God in Ruins is the riveting story of Quinn Patrick O'Connell, an honest, principled, and courageous man on the brink of becoming the second Irish Catholic President of the United States.

Year: 1999
Genre: Buried PastPolitical Thriller

Transfer of Power

Thumbtack    Transfer of Power by Vince Flynn

The CIA's top operative as he must stop a massacre in Washington, DC, and save the president before terrorists reach the White House.

Year: 1999
Genre: KidnappingPolitical ThrillerTerrorist

The Bear and the Dragon

Thumbtack    The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy

A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears--including antiterrorism specialist John Clark--to Moscow, for he fears the worst is yet to come. And he's right. The attempt has left the already unstable Russia vulnerable to ambitious forces in China eager to fulfill their destiny--and change the face of the world as we know it...

Year: 2000
Genre: EspionagePolitical ThrillerTerrorist

Separation of Power

Thumbtack    Separation of Power by Vince Flynn

With the specter of World War III looming, the president calls on top counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp, who scours the alleys of Baghdad and the avenues of Washington for America's enemies. But with only two weeks to take out the nukes, Rapp is up against a ticking clock--and impossible odds.

Year: 2001
Genre: Political ThrillerTerrorist

Executive Power

Thumbtack    Executive Power by Vince Flynn

Mitch Rapp returns with this fast-paced spy thriller following the country's best assassin as he finds himself in the crossfire of America's deadliest enemies.

Year: 2003
Genre: CIAEspionagePolitical Thriller

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1978Running Dog by Don DeLillo Political Thriller, Satire
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1983Fletch and the Man Who by Gregory Mcdonald Murder Mystery, Political Thriller, Fletch
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1996Executive Orders by Tom Clancy Political Thriller, Jack Ryan
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1996The Cobweb by Neal Stephenson Political Thriller, Bio-Warfare
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1998Term Limits by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Assassins, CIA, FBI, Washington D.C.
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1999A God in Ruins by Leon Uris Buried Past, Political Thriller
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1999Transfer of Power by Vince Flynn Kidnapping, Political Thriller, Terrorist, Mitch Rapp, Washington D.C.
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2000The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy Political Thriller, Espionage, Terrorist, Jack Ryan
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2001Separation of Power by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Terrorist, Mitch Rapp
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2003Executive Power by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, CIA, Espionage, Mitch Rapp
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2004Memorial Day by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, CIA, Mitch Rapp, Afghanistan
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2004The Plot Against America by Philip Roth Alternate History, Political Thriller
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2006Act of Treason by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Terrorist, Mitch Rapp
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2007Protect and Defend by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Espionage, Mitch Rapp, Iran, Israel
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2007Sixty Days and Counting by Kim Stanley Robinson Eco-Disaster, Hard SF, Near Future, Political Thriller, Science in the Capital
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2008Extreme Measures by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Espionage, Terrorist, Mitch Rapp
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2008First Daughter by Eric Van Lustbader Kidnapping, Political Thriller, Alli Carson, Jack McClure
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2009Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Terrorist, Mitch Rapp
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2010Last Snow by Eric Van Lustbader Murder Mystery, Organized Crime, Political Thriller, Alli Carson, Jack McClure
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2012Father Night by Eric Van Lustbader Action, Political Thriller, Alli Carson, Jack McClure
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2012Kill Shot by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Assassins, CIA, Mitch Rapp

 

 

 


 

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