If you are fan of Ken Follet writing then you may want to know what are the some best books of Ken. You may want to read more novels of Ken Follet.
So here in this article, we have gathered some great books, which you can check and choose to add to your reading list.
Kenneth Martin Follett is a Welsh author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 160 million copies of his works. Many of his books have achieved high ranking on bestseller lists.
A Dangerous Fortune By Ken Follett
In 1866, tragedy strikes at the exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns in a mysterious accident involving a small circle of boys.
The drowning and its aftermath commence a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many enjoys… From the exclusive men’s team and brothels that cater to every dark desire of London’s upper classes to the dazzling ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the manipulators of this planet’s wealth, Ken Follett conjures up a stunning array of contrasts.
This stunning novel portrays a family splintered by lust, bound by a shared heritage… men and women swept toward a perilous orgasm where greed, fed by the shocking truth of a boy’s death, must be stopped, or maybe not just 1 individual’s dreams, but those of a nation, will perish…
A Place Called Freedom By Ken Follett
Scotland, 1766. Sentenced to a life of misery in the barbarous coal mines, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for getaway. His only ally: the beautiful, highborn Lizzie Hallim, who’s trapped in her own kind of hell.
Though divided by politics and position, these two restless young people are bound by their enthusiastic look for a place called freedom.
In the teeming streets of London into the infernal hold of a slave ship to a sprawling Virginia plantation, Ken Follett’s turbulent, unforgettable novel of revolution and liberty brings together a vibrant cast of heroes and villains, fans and rebels, hypocrites and hell-raisers–all propelled by destiny toward an epic struggle that will transform their lives forever.
“Gripping… a very entertaining tale.” –Chicago Tribune
“Compelling.” –San Francisco Chronicle
“Quick-paced.” –New York Daily News
“A totally entertaining reading experience” –Minneapolis Star Tribune
Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
During these books, Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families — American, Russian, German, English, and Welsh — since they make their way through the twentieth century.
Now they come to a few of the most tumultuous eras of : the enormous social, political, and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1980s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam into the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution — and roll and rock.
East German educator Rebecca Hoffman discovers she has been spied on by the Stasi for years and devotes an impulsive act that will influence her family for the remainder of their lives. … George Jakes, the child of a mixed-race bunch, bypasses a corporate law profession to join Robert F. Kennedy’s Justice.
Department, and finds himself in the midst not only of those seminal events of the civil rights battle, but a far more private battle of his own. …
Cameron Dewar, the grandson of a senator, jumps at the opportunity to do some official and unofficial espionage for a cause he believes in, only to discover that the entire world is a far more dangerous area than he’d imagined. …
Dimka Dvorkin, a young aide to Nikita Khrushchev, becomes a prime agent both for good and for ill since the United States and the Soviet Union race to the brink of nuclear war, while his twin sister, Tania, carves out a role that will take her out of Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw — and into history.
As always with Follett, the historic background is carefully researched and left, the action fast-moving, the characters rich in nuance and emotion. With the hand of a master, he brings us into a world we thought we understood but today won’t ever seem the exact same again.
Eye of the Needle By Ken Follett
One enemy spy knows the secret to the Allies’ greatest deception, a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin — code name:”The Needle” — who holds the key to ultimate Nazi victory.
Only 1 person stands in his way: a lonely Englishwoman on an isolated island, who is starting to love the killer who has mysteriously entered her life.
All will come to a terrifying conclusion in Ken Follett’s unsurpassed and unforgettable masterwork of suspense, intrigue, along with also the dangerous machinations of the human heart.
Fall of Giants By Ken Follett
It’s 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The Williams, a Welsh coal-mining family is connected by love and enmity to the Fitzherberts, aristocratic coal-mine owners.
Lady Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a traveler in the German Embassy in London.
Their destiny is entangled with that of an ambitious young aide to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and to 2 orphaned Russian brothers, whose aims to emigrate to America fall foul of war, conscription, and revolution.
At a plot of unfolding play and sophistication that is intriguing,”Fall Of Giants” moves seamlessly from Washington to St Petersburg, from the dirt and threat of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty.
Hornet Flight By Ken Follett
Ken Follett follows his bestsellers Jackdaws and Code to Zero with an Outstanding Book of early days of World War II…
It is June 1941 and the war isn’t going well for England. Across the North Sea, eighteen-year-old Harald Olufsen takes a shortcut to the German-occupied Danish island of Sande and finds an astonishing sight that will change the momentum of this war.
He must get word to England-except that he does not have any way to get there. He has just an old derelict Hornet Moth biplane rusting away in a ruined church: a plane so decrepit it is unlikely ever to get off the ground…even if Harald knew how to fly it.
Jackdaws by Ken Follett
-Day is coming. They do not know where or when, but the Germans know it’ll be soon, and for Felicity”Flick” Clairet, the stakes have never been higher.
A senior agent in the ranks of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) responsible for sabotage, Flick has survived to become one of Britain’s most effective operatives in Northern France.
She knows that the Germans’ ability to thwart the Allied attack depends upon their lines of communications, also in the days before the invasion no target is of greater strategic importance than the largest telephone exchange in Europe.
But when Flick and her Resistance-leader husband try a direct, head-to-head attack that goes horribly wrong, her world turns upside down.
Her group destroyed, her husband missing, her superiors unsure of her, her own confidence badly shaken, she has one last chance at the target, but the challenge, once daunting, is now near impossible.
The new plan requires an all-woman team, not one of them professionals, to be assembled and trained within days. Code-named the Jackdaws, they will try to infiltrate the exchange under the noses of the Germans–but the Germans are waiting for them now and have plans of their own.
There are secrets Flick does not know–secrets within the German ranks, secrets among her hastily recruited team, secrets among those she trusts the most.
And as the hours tick down to the point of no return, most daunting of all, there are secrets within herself…
The Key to Rebecca By Ken Follett
Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took critics and readers by storm when first released more than twenty decades back.
Today, it is still one of the greatest espionage books ever written. Look out for Ken’s new publication, A Column of Fire, accessible now.
An excellent and ruthless Nazi master representative is on the loose in Cairo. His mission is to send Rommel’s advancing army the secrets that will unlock the city doors. In all Cairo, only two people can stop him.
One is a down-on-his-luck English officer no one will listen to. Another is a vulnerable young Jewish girl…
The Pillars of the Earth By Ken Follett
Everything readers anticipate from Follett is here: intrigue, fast-paced action, and passionate romance.
But what makes The Pillars of the Earth extraordinary is that the time the twelfth century; the place feudal England; and the topic the construction of a glorious palace.
Follett has re-created the crude, flamboyant England of the Middle Ages in every detail. The vast woods, the walled cities, the castles, and the monasteries turned into a familiar landscape.
Against this richly imagined and intricately interwoven backdrop, stuffed with all the ravages of war and the rhythms of daily life, the master storyteller brings the reader irresistibly to the intertwined lives of his characters in Their fantasies, their labors, and their enjoys:
From humble stonemason to imperious monarch, each character is brought vividly to life.
The construction of the cathedral, with the almost eerie artistry of this unschooled stonemasons, is the middle of this drama.
Around the website of the construction, Follett weaves a story of betrayal, revenge, and love, which begins with the public hanging of an innocent man and ends with the humiliation of a tribe.
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Whiteout by Ken Follett
Twelve missing samples of a deadly virus. Toni Gallo, the security director of a Scottish medical research firm, knows she has problems, but she has no idea of the nightmare to come.
As a Christmas Eve blizzard whips out of the north, several individuals, Toni among them, converge on a remote family house. All have something to gain or lose in the drug developed to combat the virus.
As the storm worsens, the emotional sparks – jealousies, distrust, sexual attraction, rivalries – crackle; desperate secrets are revealed; hidden traitors and unexpected heroes emerge. FIlled with startling twists at every turn, Whiteout rockets Follett right into a class by himself.