Mission Impossible movies always gets your adrenaline going. The action sequences are ridiculous and yet you can take your eyes off the screen. That is why we will be recommending books to read for fans of Mission Impossible. Keep reading to find out which books you should read!
There are a lot of spy books but not all of them are similar to Mission Impossible. This list has some of the best spy books of all time as well as a few hidden gems. Many of these books have been adapted into movies so you can always watch the movies after you have finished reading the books. You can see the full list below!
Books To Read For Fans of Mission Impossible
- The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy
- The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum
- The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
- Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews
- Night Soldiers by Alan Furst
- Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
- The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré
- Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett
Nothing Beats a Good Spy Novel
This list includes many big name franchises. Everyone knows about James Bond and has seen the movies. But the novels are often ignored. They shouldn’t be as they capture the essence of spy novels.
Another classic book on this list is The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth. What makes this novel fun is that the plot is given to you within the first few pages. As the reader, you are eager to know how the events took place even though you know the end result.
And then there are the typical spy novel franchises that see the protagonist in danger every book. The stakes get bigger and wilder and these authors have mastered this genre. The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy and The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum are two spy series that you will enjoy a lot.
These are the books to read if you want to recapture the magic of Mission Impossible. What books would you add to this list? Let us know in the comments below!