4 Books About Action

BookSummaryClub Blog 4 Books About Action

You feel a kind of adrenaline rush when you’re doing something very exciting, including reading action novels. A fast-paced, exciting story keeps you hooked with your blood rushing and your adrenaline rushing. 

You only get to experience this feeling when you lay your hands on the best action novels. If you’re a fan of action novels, then you’ve come to the right place. 

We’ve researched and compiled the best action books in the world that will help you give you the adrenaline rush you desire.

  1. Kill A Stranger by Simon Kernick 
Kill A Stranger: what would you do to save your loved one?
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Kill A Stranger: what would you do to save your loved one?
  • Hardcover Book
  • Kernick, Simon (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 376 Pages – 11/26/2020 (Publication Date) – Headline (Publisher)

Can you kill another to save a life? This is the dilemma that Matt finds himself in. Matt comes home to discover his pregnant fiancée is missing and a corpse lying on their bed. Before he can proceed with his mission of saving the woman he loves and his unborn child, he must first take care of the corpse, and then find and murder someone he has been instructed to kill. 

Would you do anything to save your loved one? They took your fiancée. They framed you for murder and the only chance you have to save her is to murder someone for them. They give you the time and place. They provide the weapon and the target and you must execute the mission in less than 24 hours… and you can’t trust anyone. 

This book is full of suspense and action and you can find out how the story ends when you get a copy for yourself and start reading!

  1. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island
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Treasure Island
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Robert Louis Stevenson (Author) – Sam Taylor (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 09/06/2019 (Publication Date) – Page2Page (Publisher)

This book is a mixture of action and adventure. It follows the story of Jim Hawkins and his friends Dr. Livessey, CaptSmollettllet, and Squire Trelawney who happen to find a map in a dead buccaneer’s sea trunk. They find the map and attempt to find the treasures that are buried somewhere. 

At the beginning of the adventure, young Hawkins is a fretful, hesitant, and excited boy too easily carried away by his fancy. By the end of the journey, having faced murder, mutiny, and mayhem, he becomes a man. 

In this book, you’ll learn about the journey of a boy and how he transformed into a man. Treasure Island by Robert Louis is a book worth adding to your collection.

  1. The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter 
The Last Widow: A Novel: The Will Trent Series, Book 9
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The Last Widow: A Novel: The Will Trent Series, Book 9
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Karin Slaughter (Author) – Kathleen Early (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 08/20/2019 (Publication Date) – Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

Karin Slaughter, a New York Times bestselling author, delivers another superb and timely thriller full of suspense, twists and turns, and shocking surprises you won’t expect. 

A mysterious kidnapping

One fateful hot summer night, a scientist from the Centers for Disease Control is kidnapped by unknown men in a shopping center parking lot. He disappears into thin air and the FEDs are desperate to save the doctor. 

A devastating explosion

One month later, on a Sunday afternoon, the blast of a bomb shakes the city to its foundation- followed by another a few moments later. One of Atlanta’s busiest and most important neighborhoods where the FBI headquarters, two major hospitals, and the Emory University have been bombed. 

A diabolical enemy

Sara Linton, a medical practitioner, and her partner Will Trent, an investigator with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, arrive at the scene and encounter a deadly conspiracy that threatens to destroy thousands of innocent lives. Sarah is later abducted and Will goes undercover to save her and prevent a massacre- risking his life for the objects of his affection- the country and Sarah.

  1. Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz
Orphan X: Evan Smoak, Book 1
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Orphan X: Evan Smoak, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Gregg Hurwitz (Author) – Scott Brick (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 01/19/2016 (Publication Date) – Brilliance Audio (Publisher)

The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure that most people consider a myth and is only spoken about in whispers. According to the rumors, the Nowhere man will do anything to get justice for the truly desperate and deserving. However, the Nowhere man is not just a legend.

Evan Smoak is a man with a mission to protect and save those with nowhere to run to. He has a dangerous past which shapes him into becoming the Nowhere man. He was chosen as a child, raised, and trained as an orphan. 

He was trained in an off-the-books black box program designed to create the best denial intelligence asset. Evan was Orphan X and was trained to be an assassin until he broke free from the program and disappeared using the skills and resources he learned from the program. 

But now, he’s in danger of being exposed as someone is tracking him down. Someone who has the same training and skill is looking to exploit Evan’s secret new identity as the Nowhere Man to get rid of him.


As a fan of action books, these books about action are sure to give you that adrenaline rush. Though these books are fiction, through them, you can learn to become more aware of your surroundings, and make quick and logical decisions, especially in dire moments. 

There are tons of books about action, but if you’re looking to explore this genre, read these books and thank me later. Good luck!

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