As an avid reader and huge fan of thriller novels, I created an A~Z list of Historical Conspiracy Mystery Thriller Authors who write sub-genres of thrillers, such as conspiracy, action adventures, historical mystery, and lots of genre twists.
Here's the R ~ Z list ...
With a collection of series and a selection of individual books, Mario Reading is an established writer. One of his series focuses on Nostradamus, while the other one is about Templars and his character John Hart. Mario got into books at a young age when he
With a good selection of books, James Rollins is a New York Times bestselling author. A former vet, Rollins found that creating characters on paper was a better career for him. Works from Rollins have been translated into many languages, and they are well-known for both action and adventure.
Dominic Selwood is both a writer for the Daily Telegraph and a novelist. Just like James Becker, Dominic Selwood's books have the theme of religion and the Crusades. Part of his inspiration came from growing up in Cyprus and exploring the ruins of the Crusades. Another part of his inspiration comes from his time as a barrister.
Bestselling author Paul Sussman was an archaeologist and journalist originally, he uses that experience to create what he calls intelligent novels. With around ten books to his name, Paul was quite the accomplished author. Unfortunately, Paul Sussman passed away in 2012, suddenly. Most of his works are available on Amazon in a variety of different formats. Paul died very suddenly from a ruptured aneurysm in May 2012 so his wife Alicky keeps his website updated.
Rob Swigart started off his writing career as a reporter/journalist. Working for a variety of different outfits, he was able to gather a lot of experience. Now he writes both fiction and non-fiction masterpieces. His most recently published pieces deal with the Inquisition being brought to the present time and documents from the past playing a role.
Bill's lifelong passion was to write archaeological thrillers. Bill has always had a burning interest in archaeological finds, mysteries of the past, unexplained things in the jungle, and stories of adventure in remote places. Over the years he traveled extensively around the world and visited sites such as Machu Picchu, Stonehenge, Avebury, Egypt, Petra, and many ancient Olmecs, Aztec, and Maya cities in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.
Simon Toyne is the international bestselling author of the Sanctus trilogy - Sanctus, The Key, and The Tower - and the Solomon Creed series. He wrote Sanctus after quitting his job as a TV executive, and it became the biggest-selling debut thriller of 2011 in the UK. His books have been translated into 27 languages and published in over 50 countries.
Tom West is the author of nine books full of history and mystery. Tom West is only a pseudonym. His book Einstein Code has secret ciphers, deadly deadlines, and all of the intrigue you need to make a great story. West has worked with James Patterson on Private Down Under, the name he used at the time was Michael White. Maybe we can get the real Tom West to step forward and stop his real name mystery?
Vincent Zandri is a noir author with many books to his name. He updates his website and Twitter regularly. His books will take you on sleuthing journeys throughout the world. Vincent’s writing has won awards and made bestselling lists. Travelling around the world, Vincent finds inspiration from a variety of places and experiences.
There you have it. A list of authors who you simply have to read if you love this genre as much as I do!
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