Thrillers by Robert Harris

Robert Harris was originally known for his historical fiction.  Many of us remember reading Pompeii and his two ancient Rome novels, Imperium and Conspirita.  He has recently started writing page turning thrillers that suspense readers really shouldn't miss.  The Ghost became the movie Ghost Writer and Harris is currently writing the screen play for his newest thriller, The Fear Index.

 

Thrillers  
The fear index / Robert Harris

The fear index / Robert Harris

A genius hedge-fund manager finds his life unraveling after he is targeted by people who would love to get their hands on his secret computer algorithms that accurately predict the financial markets.

The ghost / Robert Harris

The ghost / Robert Harris

Having served as Great Britain's longest-enduring prime minister, Adam Lang accepts a large cash advance to write a tell-all memoir of his life and controversial political career, an effort for which he hires a ghostwriter who uncovers dangerous secrets about the former leader's term.

DVD

  Historical Fiction
Pompeii : a novel / Robert Harris

Pompeii : a novel / Robert Harris

When the aqueduct that brings fresh water to thousands of people around the bay of Naples fails, Roman engineer Marius Primus heads to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius to investigate, only to come face to face with an impending catastrophe, the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.

Imperium : a novel of ancient Rome / Robert Harris

Imperium : a novel of ancient Rome / Robert Harris

A tale inspired by the writings of Tiro, Cicero's confidential secretary, traces the life of the ancient Roman orator from his beginnings as a young lawyer through his competitions with Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus in the political arena.

Conspirata : a novel of Ancient Rome / Robert Harris

Conspirata : a novel of Ancient Rome / Robert Harris

Powerful and brilliant politician Cicero struggles with the high human cost of agendas gone terribly wrong.  This is the second installment in the trilogy that began with Imperium.

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Summaries from publisher materials.

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