Military Fiction

Military fiction mainly deals with military operations, adventures, memoirs etc. by country's military wing - army, air force or navy. It has few sub-genres like military thriller, military historical fiction, military science fiction etc. Military fiction may have an angle of civilian intelligence agencies but the majority of plot revolves around military operations or situations. Earlier a sub-genre of the espionage fiction/thriller genre, military fiction is becoming an independent genre of its own. Some famous authors include Tom Clancy, Harry Patterson (pseudonym Jack Higgins), Alistair M ...more

The Fifth Risk
Exit Strategy (The Murderbot Diaries, #4)
In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown
The Christmas Scorpion (Jack Reacher, #22.5)
Five Years Gone
On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle
Long Live the Beautiful Hearts (Beautiful Hearts, #2)
Valley Forge
Uncompromising Honor (Honor Harrington, #14)
Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times
Wrecked (IQ #3)
The Christmas Key (Twilight, Texas #9)
Still Not Into You
The Bones Beneath My Skin
Rescuing Mary (Delta Force Heroes #9)
Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23)
Heartbreak Warfare
The Christmas Scorpion (Jack Reacher, #22.5)
Rescuing Mary (Delta Force Heroes #9)
Finally Mine
Hour of Need (Scarlet Falls, #1)
Alex (In the Company of Snipers, #1)
Seconds to Live (Scarlet Falls #3)
Close to Home (Tracy Crosswhite, #5)
Red War (Mitch Rapp, #17)
Claiming Grace (Ace Security #1)
Long Live the Beautiful Hearts (Beautiful Hearts, #2)
From Here to You (Crash and Burn, #1)
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World
Bring Down the Stars (Beautiful Hearts, #1)
We Were Soldiers Once... and Young by Harold G. MooreA Bright Shining Lie by Neil SheehanA Rumor Of War by Philip CaputoDispatches by Michael HerrThe Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Vietnam War Books
189 books — 95 voters
Gardens of the Moon by Steven EriksonA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Blade Itself by Joe AbercrombieThe Black Company by Glen CookDeadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson
Military Fantasy
271 books — 534 voters

A Soldier's Duty by Jean JohnsonOn Basilisk Station by David WeberDamnation by Jean JohnsonAn Officer's Duty by Jean JohnsonHellfire by Jean Johnson
Heroines of Military Science Fiction
126 books — 92 voters
I'll Be Your Drill, Soldier by Crystal RoseLatakia by J.F.  SmithSpecial Forces by Aleksandr VoinovCut & Run by Abigail RouxStrength of the Pack by Kendall McKenna
Best Gay Military
302 books — 521 voters

Something About You by Julie JamesA Lot like Love by Julie JamesWild Card by Lora LeighThe Darkest Hour by Maya BanksUnlawful Contact by Pamela Clare
I Love A Man In Uniform
1,456 books — 1,445 voters

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
The Art of War
Black Hawk Down
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden
The Things They Carried
Starship Troopers
The Hunt for Red October (Jack Ryan Universe, #4)
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Darkest Hour (KGI, #1)
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War

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Whether the mask is labeled fascism, democracy, or dictatorship of the proletariat, our great adversary remains the apparatus—the bureaucracy, the police, the military. Not the one facing us across the frontier of the battle lines, which is not so much our enemy as our brothers' enemy, but the one that calls itself our protector and makes us its slaves. No matter what the circumstances, the worst betrayal will always be to subordinate ourselves to this apparatus and to trample underfoot, in its ...more
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