Break Into Nelson DeMille’s World of Crime Thrillers

NelsonDemilleWorldofCrimeFiction_NovelSuspectsNelson DeMille has been writing crime thrillers and action-adventure novels since the late 1970s. Needless to say, that’s a lot of books! Many of his bestsellers feature insidious international conspiracies, grisly murders, epic treasure hunts, and the occasional hint of romance. Some of his works (The General’s Daughter, Word of Honorand Mayday—all of which are featured on this list) have even been adapted for the screen.

If you love danger and suspense of all kinds, you may have just found your new favorite author in Nelson DeMille! But which captivating DeMille thriller should you start with? The ones listed below are a good cross-section of his expansive body of work. Whether you are in the mood for Cold War espionage, a criminal law thriller, or anything in between, you are sure to find a book that will have you biting your nails from the first chapter to the last.

Eileen Gonzalez is a freelance writer from Connecticut. She has a Master’s degree in communications and years of experience writing about pop culture. She contributes to Book Riot and Foreword Reviews, and she occasionally tweets at @eileen2thestars.