Thriller > Conspiracy

    A Wanted Man by Lee Child

All Jack Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has hitched more than a ride. He has tied himself to a massive conspiracy, in which nothing is what it seems, and nobody is telling the truth.

Year: 2012
Genre: ConspiracyFBI

    Absolute Power by David Baldacci

When burglar Luther Whitney breaks into a Virginia mansion, he witnesses a brutal crime involving the president -- a man who believes he can get away with anything -- and now, Luther may be the only one who can stop him in this bestselling thriller.

Year: 1996
Genre: Conspiracy

    Artemis by Andy Weir

Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich. Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity's first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae. Rich enough to pay off a debt she's owed for a long time.

Year: 2017
Genre: Action & Adventure SFConspiracyNear Future

    Cyclops by Clive Cussler

A wealthy American financier disappears on a treasure hunt in an antique blimp. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts toward Florida with a crew of dead men--Soviet cosmonauts. Dirk Pitt discovers a shocking scheme: a covert group of US industrialists has put a colony on the moon, a secret base they will defend at any cost.

Year: 1986
Genre: ActionConspiracy

    Dragon by Clive Cussler

A Japanese cargo ship bound for the United States is instantly, thunderously vaporized, taking with it a Norwegian vessel. Japanese fanatics have developed a chilling plan to devastate and destroy the Western powers. From the ocean depths to the discovery of cache of lost Nazi loot, Dirk Pitt is untangling a savage conspiracy and igniting a daring counterattack.

Year: 1990
Genre: ConspiracyExtortionTerrorist

    Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up the Plan, a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times. But in a fateful turn the joke becomes all too real, and when occult groups, including Satanists, get wind of the Plan, they go so far as to kill one of the editors in their quest to gain control of the earth.

Year: 1989
Genre: Conspiracy

    Journey of the Pharaohs by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

n 1074 B.C., vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler--along with its mysterious cargo--sinks off the coast of Scotland. How are these three mysterious events connected? And, more importantly, what do they mean for Kurt Austin and his NUMA team?

Year: 2020
Genre: ConspiracyTreasure HuntWhats New

    Numero Zero by Umberto Eco

1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duce's death remain controversial. 1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a fee he can't resist to ghostwrite a book. As Colonna learns of the editor's paranoid theory that Mussolini's corpse was a body double and part of a wider Fascist plot.

Year: 2015
Genre: ConspiracyInvestigative Reporter

    Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane

Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. Sucked into a conspiracy thick with deception, violence, and possibly madness, Rachel must find the strength within herself to conquer unimaginable fears and mind-altering truths.

Year: 2017
Genre: ConspiracyPsychological Thriller

    Six Days of the Condor by James Grady

Sandwiches are a part of Ronald Malcolm's every day, but one just saved his life. On the day that gunmen pay a visit to the American Literary Historical Society, he's out at lunch. The society is actually a backwater of the Central Intelligence Agency, where Malcolm and a few other bookworms comb mystery novels for clues that might unlock real life diplomatic questions. One of his colleagues has learned something he wasn't meant to know.

Year: 1974
Genre: CIAConspiracy

    The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum

Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country in Hoover's unethical use of his scandal-ridden private files, they decide to do away with him—quietly, efficiently, with no hint of impropriety.

Year: 1977
Genre: ActionConspiracy

    The Constant Gardener by John le Carré

The novel opens in northern Kenya with the gruesome murder of Tessa Quayle -- young, beautiful, and dearly beloved to husband Justin. When Justin sets out on a personal odyssey to uncover the mystery of her death, what he finds could make him not only a suspect among his own colleagues, but a target for Tessa's killers as well.

Year: 2001
Genre: ConspiracyMurder Mystery

    The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum

The Fourth Reich is waiting to arise—and the only man who can stop it is about to sign its birth certificate. In 1945 the children of the Third Reich were secretly hidden all over the world, to be concealed until they came of age in the 1970s, at which point $780 million would be waiting in a Swiss bank.

Year: 1978
Genre: Conspiracy

    The Stranger by Harlan Coben

A secret destroys a man's perfect life and sends him on a collision course with a deadly conspiracy in this shocking thriller from bestselling author Harlan Coben.

Year: 2015
Genre: Conspiracy

    Treasure by Clive Cussler

Charts of lost gold...breathtaking art and rare volumes...maps of hidden oil and mineral deposits that could change the world's balance of power. Now Dirk Pitt discovers the secret trail of the treasures of Alexandria--a trail that plunges him into a brutal conspiracy for total domination of the globe.

Year: 1988
Genre: ConspiracyTreasure Hunt

 

TitleAuthorSeriesTags

A Wanted Man Lee Child Jack Reacher
Absolute Power David Baldacci
Artemis Andy Weir
Cyclops Clive Cussler Dirk Pitt
Dragon Clive Cussler Dirk Pitt
Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco Knights Templar
Journey of the Pharaohs Clive Cussler NUMA Files
Numero Zero Umberto Eco
Since We Fell Dennis Lehane
Six Days of the Condor James Grady
The Chancellor Manuscript Robert Ludlum J. Egar Hoover
The Constant Gardener John le Carré
The Holcroft Covenant Robert Ludlum Nazi
The Stranger Harlan Coben
Treasure Clive Cussler Dirk Pitt