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Best Action Fiction Books You Should Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Action Fiction books.

The Man of Legends (2017)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadNew York City, New Year’s weekend, 2001. Jillian Guthrie, a troubled young journalist, stumbles onto a tantalizing mystery: the same man, unaged, stands alongside Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, and Gandhi in three different photographs spanning eighty-five years of history.In another part of town, Will—an enigmatic thirty-three-year-old of immense charm, wit, and intelligence—looks forward to the new year with hope and trepidation.
Author(s): Kenneth Johnson

Rise Of The Six: The Preston Six Series (Volume 1) (2015)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadJoey Foust has no idea he’s a wanted man and his parents aim to keep it that way. They raised him as a normal boy in a small American town, hoping he and his friends don’t discover what lies beyond. And for eighteen years, they succeed. Joey and his friends, the Preston Six, were all born on the same day, but soon come to find they have much more in common than a simple birthdate.
Author(s): Matt Ryan

Redliners (1) (1997)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadHaving seen too much war to be safely returned to civilian life, Strike Force Company C41 is assigned to guard a colony on a hostile planet, but when the mission goes terribly wrong, the troops encounter unexpected danger. Reprint.
Author(s): David Drake

The Killer Collective (2019)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadWhen a joint FBI–Seattle Police investigation of an international child pornography ring gets too close to certain powerful people, sex-crimes detective Livia Lone becomes the target of a hit that barely goes awry—a hit that had been offered to John Rain, a retired specialist in “natural causes.”Suspecting the FBI itself was behind the attack, Livia reaches out to former Marine sniper Dox. Together, they assemble an ad hoc group to identify and neutralize the threat. There’s Rain.
Author(s): Barry Eisler

Archangel One (2019)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadHumanity has reached an uneasy truce with the Empire—but unless the allies bring the fight to the enemy, extinction is all but assured. In preparation for the inevitable next war, Commander Stephen Michaels is at the helm of the Archangel Squadron, and his orders are simple: go rogue.Disguised as mercenaries, Commander Michaels and the Archangels seek valuable intelligence on their imposing foe.
Author(s): Evan Currie

The Great Seattle Earthquake (Northwest Tales) (2019)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadA CITY SHAKEN TO ITS COREThe Seattle Fault traces a ragged line through the heart of the metropolitan area. Forces deep in the earth have built up tremendous pressure over eons. What if this subterranean fracture were to release its pent-up fury—tomorrow?Thomas P. Hopp vividly portrays the likely sequence of events—electrifying moments when the land shakes, buildings and bridges crumble, and lives are changed forever.
Author(s): Thomas Hopp

Roman Ice: An Archeological Thriller (Darwin Lacroix Adventure) (2019)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadHis rich discovery will make history… if someone doesn’t steal it first. Darwin Lacroix wants to rewrite the story of the past. The archaeologist knows that a $10 million discovery of diamonds in Iceland is just a fraction of Emperor Nero’s fortune. He’s read the ancient scrolls buried beneath Mt.
Author(s): Dave Bartell

Betrayal (2013)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadBETRAYAL: Imagine Vince Flynn’s TERM LIMITS meets David Baldacci’s ABSOLUTE POWER. –Matt Mattocks”The very definition of a page turner!” –Dick Hill –Leslie Obrien_______________________________________Presumed dead after a staged terrorist attack, FBI Agent Odysseus Carr is running for his life with the doctor who rescued him. Meanwhile, the same power players who sent Odi to his death are now manipulating an FBI profiler into blindly tracking him down.
Author(s): Tim Tigner

Technology In Action Complete (13th Edition) (Evans, Martin & Poatsy, Technology in Action Series) (2016)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadFor introductory courses in computer concepts, digital literacy, or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft Office.   Explore, discover, and experience technology with the interactive  and adaptive —the book that uses technology to teach technology! This book offers a learning system that pushes the envelope of what is possible in technology, and what is helpful in teaching.
Author(s): Alan Evans, Kendall Martin, et al.

Plan of Action (Lantern Beach PD) (2019)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadA missing Navy SEAL. Danger at the boiling point. The ultimate showdown. When Police Chief Cassidy Chambers’ husband, Ty, disappears, her world is turned upside down. His truck is discovered with blood inside, crashed in a ditch on Lantern Beach, but he’s nowhere to be found. As they launch a manhunt to find him, Cassidy discovers that someone on the island has a deadly obsession with Ty.Meanwhile, Gilead’s Cove seems to be imploding.
Author(s): Christy Barritt

Breakthrough (2013)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadONE OF THE GREATEST BREAKTHROUGHS IN HUMAN HISTORY.A SECRET THAT WAS NEVER SUPPOSED TO BE FOUND.AND A CRISIS THAT CANNOT BE STOPPED.Deep in the Caribbean Sea, a nuclear submarine is forced to suddenly abort its mission under mysterious circumstances.
Author(s): Michael C. Grumley

Hominid (2015)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadAs a child, Dr. Tess Brannick learned there was something big living in the Pacific Northwest. Now she’s going to prove it. __________________________________________ For centuries, legends of a giant hairy beast roaming the Pacific Northwest have made their way into the collective understanding. Despite the reports, conclusive proof of bigfoot has never been found. But Dr.
Author(s): R.D. Brady

Holding Action (Maelstrom Rising) (2019)

 Best Action Fiction Books You Should ReadMatt Bowen and his team made it out of Slovakia by the skin of their teeth.But the fight’s not over. And there’s no rest for the weary.The European Defense Council, desperate to salvage their dream of a Europe reshaped in their image, threaten invasion of Poland.The Triarii and what is left of American forces in Northern Europe stand by their Polish allies.
Author(s): Peter Nealen

Best Action Fiction Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some action fiction books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Discovering Short Films: The History and Style of Live-Action Fiction Shorts

Author(s): Cynthia Felando
ID: 1481652, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2015, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf

Conflict, action and suspense

Author(s): Noble, William
ID: 2074477, Publisher: Writer's Digest Books, Year: 1999, Size: 332 Kb, Format: epub

The Protean Self: Dramatic Action in Contemporary Fiction

Author(s): Alan Kennedy
ID: 1458929, Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education, Year: 1974, Size: 29 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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