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Books like Hunter

Discussion in 'The Book Rack' started by ridethelink, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. ridethelink


    Feb 10, 2004
    I really like the Swaggers and the books by Stephen Hunter- can anyone recommend a similar story/author?
  2. eisman

    eisman ARGH! CLM

    Jul 28, 2002
    Moving Target
    Try "Hard Rain".

    The books by A J Quinnell are very good, but hard to find. Despite "Man on Fire" being made into two horrible movies he has greater popularity outside the USA. Very accurate.

  3. jason10mm

    jason10mm NRA-GOA-TSRA

    Jan 27, 2001
    Clarksville, TN
    "Hard Rain" and it's sequal "Rain Fall" are set in Japan, so I think there is one mention of a pistol (a Glock) and it doesn't even get used. But the books are excellent. You will become a Scotch drinker afterwards :)

    Andy McNab is very good, probably has the best credentials of any thriller writer. Michael Wynn has some pretty good gun stuff in his books. Vince Flynn is a little pulpy (but so is Hunter nowadays). Brad Thor is another decent thriller writer. All these guys have linear books, so it would help to start with the first one they published.
  4. Blaster

    Blaster Hunc tu caveto

    Feb 2, 2000
    Checkout any of the books by Vince Flynn. I just read all of his work after reading Hunter.