Spy fiction, literature concerning the forms of espionage, was a sub-genre derived from the novel during the nineteenth century, which then evolved into a discrete genre before the First World War (1914–18), when governments established modern intelligence agencies in the early twentieth century. As a genre, spy fiction is thematically related to the novel of adventure, the thriller and the politico–military thriller.

Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School, #3)
Killer Instinct (The Naturals, #2)
The Princess Spy
A Map of Betrayal
The Laughing Monsters
The Kraken King  (Iron Seas, #4)
Rogue Spy (Spymaster #5)
Dangerous Deceptions (Palace of Spies, #2)
Shoot to Kill (Young Bond, #6)
Blamed (Blood Money #1)
This Other Country (More Heat Than the Sun, #4)
Talon (Talon, #1)
Trust Me, I'm Lying (Trust Me, #1)
House of Korba (The Ghost Bird, #7)
Hotwire (Christy #2)


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  • Personal (Jack Reacher, #19)
    I Am Pilgrim (Pilgrim, #1)
    Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
    Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School, #3)
    Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
    Talon (Talon, #1)
    Authority (Southern Reach Trilogy, #2)
    Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2)
    The Target (Will Robie, #3)
    Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
    City of Stairs
    Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2)
    Zero Day (John Puller, #1)
    The Heist (Gabriel Allon, #14)
    Killer Instinct (The Naturals, #2)
    The Bourne Identity by Robert LudlumTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le CarréThe Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le CarréThe Hunt for Red October by Tom ClancyThe Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
    Best Spy Novels
    737 books — 1,077 voters

    The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. ShirerBand of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseThe Longest Day by Cornelius RyanEscape From Davao by John D. Lukacs
    World War Two Non Fiction
    275 books — 209 voters

    Unthinkable Consequences by Bob RectorThe Saladin Strategy by Norm ClarkIt Lives in The Basement by Sahara FoleyTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le CarréThe Boys from Brazil by Ira Levin
    Tight Plot Novels
    60 books — 103 voters

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    Casino Royale (James Bond, #1)
    Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy (Gallagher Girls, #2)
    Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls, #3)
    Only the Good Spy Young (Gallagher Girls, #4)

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    John Flanagan the time, King Herbert felt that to remain safe, the kingdom needed an effective intelligence force." "An intelligent force?" said Will. "Not intelligent. Intelligence. Although it does help if your intelligence force was also intelligent.
    John Flanagan, The Ruins of Gorlan

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