Conspiracy Thrillers

The schemes behind clandestine government plans, elaborate murder plots and secret undercover operations provide the hypotheses for these conspiracy novels. They are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.

The Third BulletThe Third Bullet by Stephen Hunter
A former Vietnam sniper living an isolated existence in a small Idaho town becomes interested in exploring JFK’s assassination, asking questions few have asked before.

Vanished by Irene Hannon
Awaking after an automobile accident, a woman is surprised to learn the person she believes she injured has disappeared, along with a bystander who promised to call 911.

Target Lancer by Max Allan Collins
In October 1963, a private detective who had been involved with the Kennedys, the Mob and the CIA in the early stages of a plan to assassinate Castro realizes he may be the only person who can prevent the assassination of the President.

In Too Deep by Jayne Ann Krentz
A confirmed recluse and investigator of the paranormal is dragged into the secret history of a secluded coastal town and forced to run for his life as he unravels a cutthroat plot.

The NewsmakersThe Newsmakers by Lis Wiehl with Sebastian Stuart
A television reporter, who has just landed her dream job, snags a riveting story but begins to wonder if the events were actually engineered to create news.

The Professor of Truth by James Robertson
Twenty-one years after his wife and daughter were killed in the bombing of a plane over Scotland, an English lecturer comes to believe the wrong man was convicted.

The Vermeer Conspiracy by Eytan Halaban
A Yale student links her roommate’s disappearance to her pursuit of the centuries-old secret surrounding the true identity of painter Vermeer.

The Shadow War by Glen Scott Allen
A series of codes, forged documents and secret family histories lead a historian to a centuries-old conspiracy that’s pulling the strings of power in America.

The Black TowerThe Black Tower by Louis Bayard
Having used his mastery of disguise to catch France’s most notorious criminals, a 19th century detective tracks down the most challenging adversary of his career, a case with ties to the missing son of Marie Antoinette.

The Blood Gospel by James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell
A trio of investigators race against time to recover a book written by Christ’s own hand, battling a secret sect within the Vatican.

The Book of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber
Desperately typing out the details of a case that puts him in the center of a deadly plot, an intellectual property lawyer recounts how a bookstore fire led to the discovery of one of the most valuable historical items in the world.

The Columbus AffairThe Columbus Affair by Steve Berry
After a prize-winning investigative reporter discovers his controversial report from a war-torn region was based on deception, he is haunted by the truth that his downfall was a deliberate act of sabotage by an unknown enemy.

The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva
An ex-Israeli intelligence agent is asked by the Pope’s private secretary to investigate a death at the Vatican.

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Discovering a novel from a library of rare books, a boy searches for the rest of the author’s works only to discover that someone is destroying every book the author has ever written.

The Technologists by Matthew Pearl
In 1868, the first graduating class at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is thrown into turmoil by increasingly bizarre and deadly phenomena.

April 15, 2016