Best Romance/Mystery/Adventure Books

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The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
1.  The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics) by Alexandre Dumas
The list author says:
  "One of my favourite Books of all time!  An Absolute Masterpiece!  There are all sorts of themes dealt with in this book: Revenge, Madness, True Love, Disguise etc."
£6.79   Used & New from: £0.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (266 customer reviews)

The Woman in White (Oxford World's Classics)
2.  The Woman in White (Oxford World's Classics) by Wilkie Collins
The list author says:
  "The best mystery story ever written in my opinion! A Classic!  It has everything to hold the readers attention: Madness, Disguise, Romance,Trickery and Murder in the Murky Streets of London."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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The 39 Steps
3.  The 39 Steps by John Buchan
The list author says:
  "Beautifully Written! The descriptions of Scotland are simply breathtaking!"
£11.95   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews)

Gone with the Wind
4.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The list author says:
  "I watched the film first BUT the book is something else!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (293 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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North and South (Penguin Classics)
5.  North and South (Penguin Classics) by Elizabeth Gaskell
The list author says:
  "It is impossible not to fall in love with the character of John Thornton in this novel!"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (130 customer reviews)

Where Eagles Dare
6.  Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean
The list author says:
  "A fabulous book even for those who don't like reading about war! Yet it is difficult to beat the film starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

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No Name (Oxford World's Classics)
7.  No Name (Oxford World's Classics) by Wilkie Collins
The list author says:
  "This book does not get as much recognition as Collin's 'The Woman In White' yet I feel it is just as good.  The ending is simply magical!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

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The Time Traveler's Wife
8.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "I am not a big fan of modern novels but this one is so enjoyable!  It is the first book that I have ever cried over!"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,348 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
9.  Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics) by Charlotte Brontė
The list author says:
  "An all time classic! The character of Rochester is wonderful!"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Rebecca (VMC)
10.  Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "A truely gothic style tale with lots of mystery!"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (387 customer reviews)

War and Peace (Penguin Classics)
11.  War and Peace (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "War and Peace truely captures the sense of the period!"
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.13
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Prisoner of Zenda (Oxford World's Classics)
12.  The Prisoner of Zenda (Oxford World's Classics) by Anthony Hope
The list author says:
  "Unfortunately I watched both film adaptions of this book first with Ronald Coleman and Stewart Granger but the book is still fantastic!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Rupert of Hentzau
13.  Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope
The list author says:
  "This book should have also been adapted into a film. It is Outstanding!"
£7.75   Used & New from: £4.94
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Moonstone (Penguin Popular Classics)
14.  The Moonstone (Penguin Popular Classics) by Wilkie Collins
The list author says:
  "Although this book as been portrayed as Collin's greatest I do not agree as I feel it is not as good as 'The Woman in White' or 'No Name.'  But still a teriffic read!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

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The Princess Bride
15.  The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The list author says:
  "In short: A Magicial Book! (Read It!!!!)"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (175 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie Collection)
16.  And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie Collection) by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "Lock all your doors and windows when reading this book!  Horrifying BUT Simply Brillant!"
£4.92   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (241 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Moving Finger (Miss Marple)
17.  The Moving Finger (Miss Marple) by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "Another Great Agatha Christie Book!"
£12.99   Used & New from: £2.20
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Northanger Abbey (Penguin Classics)
18.  Northanger Abbey (Penguin Classics) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "Not as brillant as the recent ITV period Drama starring Felicity Jones and J.J. Field but still beautifully put together!"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

Lady Audley's Secret (Penguin Classics)
19.  Lady Audley's Secret (Penguin Classics) by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
The list author says:
  "One Word: Fantastic! If you like Wilkie Collins but dislike Dickens - you will love this!!!"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

The Mysteries of Udolpho (Oxford World's Classics)
20.  The Mysteries of Udolpho (Oxford World's Classics) by Ann Radcliffe
The list author says:
  "A Gothic Tale! Read Northanger Abbey to get the sense of this book and then pick up with this!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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The Chinese Shawl (Miss Silver Mysteries)
21.  The Chinese Shawl (Miss Silver Mysteries) by Patricia Wentworth
The list author says:
  "The best Miss Silver Mystery by far! Wentworth kept me guessing until the last chapter!"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

East Lynne (Oxford World's Classics)
22.  East Lynne (Oxford World's Classics) by Ellen Wood
The list author says:
  "Bigamy, Fraud, Murder, Adultery!  A truely Gothic novel!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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The Odessa File
23.  The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth
The list author says:
  "Fast Moving Plot! A very much enjoyable read about Nazi War Criminals!  Jon Voight made this book in the film adaption!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

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Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics)
24.  Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "A Must Read For Everyone On This Planet!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (616 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Les Miserables (Classics)
25.  Les Miserables (Classics) by Victor Hugo
The list author says:
  "Conveys wonderfully the times of the French Revolution! A Masterpiece!"
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

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Jane Eyre (Fine Edition) (Hardcover) Font Size help? 0 11 May 2010
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