Some highly recommended reading on Goodreads’ reader popularity lists

Posted: August 6, 2013 in Books in general

All three books in our conspiracy thriller series, The Orphan Trilogy (The Ninth Orphan / The Orphan Factory / The Orphan Uprising), figure prominently – alongside  the works of such greats as Dan Brown, Stieg Larsson, Robert Ludlum and John Le Carre – in readers’ popularity lists on the huge Amazon-owned literary site

Our historical adventure-romance Fiji: A Novel also comes in at #3 in the Best Action-Adventure Novels category. (The Orphan Uprising is #1 in that category).

Here’s the top performers (as at 6 August, 2013) in Goodreads “Intrigue Book Lists”. Hope you agree there sure are some great books in this list…

The Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonAngels & Demons by Dan BrownThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

Thrillers    1,187 books    —    1,677 voters

The Bourne Identity by Robert LudlumThe Hunt for Red October by Tom ClancyTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le CarréThe Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le CarréNonofficial Asset by William Sewell

Best Spy Novels    489 books    —    513 voters

The Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAngels & Demons by Dan BrownThe Ninth Orphan by James MorcanThe Orphan Trilogy by James MorcanThe Orphan Factory by James Morcan

Conspiracy Fiction   667 books    —    286 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingWater for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Best Gripping Books   354 books    —    281 voters

Jurassic Park by Michael CrichtonThe Ninth Orphan by James MorcanThe Andromeda Strain by Michael CrichtonThe Hunt for Red October by Tom ClancySphere by Michael Crichton

Best Technothrillers Ever   344 books    —    251 voters

The Orphan Uprising by James MorcanAgainst The Tide by John F. HanleyFiji by Lance MorcanIce Station by Matthew ReillyPatriot Games by Tom Clancy

Best Action-Adventure Novels   254 books    —    231 voters

For Nothing by Nicholas DenmonRemembrance by Michelle MadowEntwined by Heather DixonSilence by Becca FitzpatrickThe Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen

Intriguing book covers   322 books

Wild Hearted by Lea BronsenThe Orphan Uprising by James MorcanBurden of Sisyphus by Jon MessengerStorm Front by Jim ButcherMonster Hunter International by Larry Correia

Best violent action novels   63 books    —    120 voters

The Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Wise Man's Fear by Patrick RothfussA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. Rowling

my Favorite Fantasy books   161 books    —    114 voters

The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettWolf Hall by Hilary MantelPope Joan by Donna Woolfolk CrossWhen Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay Penman

Medieval and Renaissance historical fiction   42 books    —    54 voters

Front Page Fatality by LynDee WalkerLowcountry Boil by Susan M. BoyerBrides of the Storm by Amanda Albright StillEchoes of the Storm by Amanda Albright StillTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Best Southern Mysteries   26 books    —    33 voters

The Ninth Orphan by James MorcanTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le CarréThe Boys from Brazil by Ira LevinFalse Impressions by Sandra NikolaiThe Zombie Room by R.D. Ronald

Tight Plot Novels   22 books    —    25 voters

The Man She Married by Dani SinclairA Woman of Mystery by Charlotte DouglasUnforgettable by Cassie MilesLover, Stranger by Amanda StevensOne Night Standoff by Delores Fossen

A Memory Away… – Harlequin Intrigue

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Happy reading!Lance & James


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