· Cussler, Clive.
· Forester, C. S. Horatio
Hornblower books. Those have been reprinted recently after the A &
· Francis, Dick.
· Jenkins, Left Behind:
the Kids series.
· Marsden, Marsden series
that began with Tomorrow When the War Began?
· McInness, Helen.
Most of them aren't overtly violent, and there's very little sex.
However, there is a great deal of intrigue and suspense. Most of her books
deal with WWII Intelligence or the Communist threat. They are perhaps a
little dated (and some of them are a little strident, although she
would say that's my uniformed liberal bias talking), but I think
they still hold up as good reads.
· Pearson, Ridley. Ridley
is VERY devoted to research and accurate detail, but here isn't a lot of
sex in his books either.
· Thompson, Julian. Brothers
is an interesting tale and could be read by a younger reader. (I love Grounding
of Group 6 but it would be too mature.)
· Turner, Megan Whelan.
two wonderful books, Thief and Queen of Attolia, are definitely Clancyeque
There are more spies, secrets, intrigue and convoluted plots to keep anyone
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