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Best Romance/Mystery/Adventure Books

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The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
"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."
The Woman in White (Oxford World's Classics)
The Woman in White (Oxford World's Classics)
"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."
The 39 Steps
The 39 Steps
"Beautifully Written! The descriptions of Scotland are simply breathtaking!"
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind
"I watched the film first BUT the book is something else!"
North and South (Penguin Classics)
North and South (Penguin Classics)
"It is impossible not to fall in love with the character of John Thornton in this novel!"
Where Eagles Dare
Where Eagles Dare
"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!"
No Name (Oxford World's Classics)
No Name (Oxford World's Classics)
"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!"
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
"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!"
Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
"An all time classic! The character of Rochester is wonderful!"
Rebecca (VMC)
Rebecca (VMC)
"A truely gothic style tale with lots of mystery!"
War and Peace (Penguin Classics)
War and Peace (Penguin Classics)
"War and Peace truely captures the sense of the period!"
The Prisoner of Zenda (Oxford World's Classics)
The Prisoner of Zenda (Oxford World's Classics)
"Unfortunately I watched both film adaptions of this book first with Ronald Coleman and Stewart Granger but the book is still fantastic!"
Rupert of Hentzau
Rupert of Hentzau
"This book should have also been adapted into a film. It is Outstanding!"
The Moonstone (Penguin Popular Classics)
The Moonstone (Penguin Popular Classics)
"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!"
The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride
"In short: A Magicial Book! (Read It!!!!)"
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie Collection)
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie Collection)
"Lock all your doors and windows when reading this book!  Horrifying BUT Simply Brillant!"
The Moving Finger (Miss Marple)
The Moving Finger (Miss Marple)
"Another Great Agatha Christie Book!"
Northanger Abbey (Penguin Classics)
Northanger Abbey (Penguin Classics)
"Not as brillant as the recent ITV period Drama starring Felicity Jones and J.J. Field but still beautifully put together!"
Lady Audley's Secret (Penguin Classics)
Lady Audley's Secret (Penguin Classics)
"One Word: Fantastic! If you like Wilkie Collins but dislike Dickens - you will love this!!!"
The Mysteries of Udolpho (Oxford World's Classics)
The Mysteries of Udolpho (Oxford World's Classics)
"A Gothic Tale! Read Northanger Abbey to get the sense of this book and then pick up with this!"
The Chinese Shawl (Miss Silver Mysteries)
The Chinese Shawl (Miss Silver Mysteries)
"The best Miss Silver Mystery by far! Wentworth kept me guessing until the last chapter!"
East Lynne (Oxford World's Classics)
East Lynne (Oxford World's Classics)
"Bigamy, Fraud, Murder, Adultery!  A truely Gothic novel!"
The Odessa File
The Odessa File
"Fast Moving Plot! A very much enjoyable read about Nazi War Criminals!  Jon Voight made this book in the film adaption!"
Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics)
Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics)
"A Must Read For Everyone On This Planet!"
Les Miserables (Classics)
Les Miserables (Classics)
"Conveys wonderfully the times of the French Revolution! A Masterpiece!"