14 Best Jack Higgins Books

Jack Higgins Books: Henry Patterson, known also by his pseudonym name Jack Higgins, is a British author. He is one of the best-selling authors of popular thrillers and espionage novels. His novel The Eagle Has Landed sold more than 50 million copies and was adapted into a successful 1976 movie of the same title. We hope you enjoy our list of the best Jack Higgins Books.

Best Jack Higgins Books

Night of the Fox (The Dougal Munro and Jack Carter Novels) Dec 28, 2010 by Jack Higgins

In May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel Hugh Kelso washes up on the shore of Nazi-occupied Jersey—with a valuable secret. As one of the few men with knowledge of the impending invasion of Normandy, Kelso must be rescued at all costs.
 
Enter Harry Martineau, a covert British operative charged with the dangerous mission of impersonating a Nazi officer to infiltrate Jersey and retrieve—or silence—Colonel Kelso. It is not only their lives that hang in the balance . . .
 

The Valhalla Exchange Jun 22, 2010 by Jack Higgins

In 1945, as the Allies closed in on war-ravaged Berlin, Hitler’s personal secretary, Martin Bormann, made his escape. Since that fateful day, Bormann’s story has been shrouded in mystery.

Thirty-one years later, a journalist has begun to finally piece together Bormann’s cunning getaway. His electrifying investigation exposes the unwitting role of five Allied POWs in Bormann’s escape plot as the Nazi regime crumbled. Now, with help from a surviving POW, this journalist follows history’s twists and turns to a final, shocking conclusion.

Cold Harbour (Dougal Munro & Jack Carter Book 2) Dec 2, 2003 by Jack Higgins

May 1944. The eve of the Allied invasion of Europe. When American OSS agent Craig Osbourne is taken aboard a German E-boat off the coast of Brittany, he thinks that his war – and possibly his life – are over. But the Lili Marlene is actually operated by the Royal Navy out of an ultrasecret base on the English coast. And it will soon be returning Osbourne – a highly trained assassin – to occupied France. There, he will help the beautiful twin sister of a dead British agent infiltrate a German High Command briefing on the defense of the Atlantic Wall. Nothing will prevent the coming Allied assault – but its success may well depend on the outcome of this mission…

The Eagle Has Landed (Liam Devlin series Book 1) Mar 29, 2011 by Jack Higgins

In November of 1943, an elite team of Nazi paratroopers descends on British soil with a diabolical goal: to abduct Winston Churchill and cripple the Allied war effort. The mission, ordered by Hitler himself and planned by Heinrich Himmler, is led by ace agent Kurt Steiner and aided on the ground by IRA gunman Liam Devlin.

 

As the deadly duo executes Hitler’s harrowing plot, only the quiet town of Studley Constable stands in their way. Its residents are the lone souls aware of the impending Nazi plan, and they must become the most unlikely of heroes as the fate of the war hangs in the balance.

The Iron Tiger Jun 22, 2010 by Jack Higgins

 
Jack Drummond has always flown by his own radar. After getting drummed out of the British Navy, he’s made a rough-and-tumble living flying wherever the money takes him. But after one last weapons drop to Tibetan guerillas fighting the Communist Chinese, he’s ready to hang up his wings.
 
Unfortunately, a short stop in the tiny Himalayan country of Balpur ends with his plane in flames and Drummond out of luck—until he’s approached with a very strange offer. He must help deliver a sick child over land to the Indian border. It’s not his typical job, but it’s all he’s got. Accompanied by a nurse and an elderly priest, he sets out to make one last delivery.

Touch the Devil (Liam Devlin series Book 2) Jun 22, 2010 by Jack Higgins


Terrorist-for-hire Frank Barry has been wreaking havoc in Germany and France, with backing from the KGB. His next mission might be his deadliest, as Barry plans to steal a state-of-the-art missile and sell it to the highest bidder.
 
Only Barry’s longtime rivals, retired IRA gunman Liam Devlin and his ally Martin Brosnan, can prevent the missile from falling into the wrong hands. But first Devlin must stage a thrilling jailbreak to free Brosnan before the men set off on a gripping race against the clock to eliminate Barry and his reign of terror.
 

To Catch a King Jun 22, 2010 by Jack Higgins

 As the Nazi war machine prepares to invade England, Hitler plots to kidnap the Duke and Duchess of Windsor while they travel in Portugal, and install them as puppet monarchs under the thumb of his fascist regime. But when an American bartender and a young Jewish nightclub singer catch wind of the scheme, they set out to derail the Nazi conspiracy. As Hitler’s henchmen close in, their thrilling rescue mission—and the surprising help it receives—will have the power to turn the tide of the Nazi progress toward European domination.

Eye of the Storm (Sean Dillon Book 1) Jul 1, 1993 by Jack Higgins

Elusive master terrorist Sean Dillon reemerges during the Gulf War when Saddam Hussein hires him to assassinate Margaret Thatcher, and only Martin Brosnan can stop him.

A Prayer for the Dying (The Martin Fallon Novels Book 2) Jun 22, 2010 by Jack Higgins

Martin Fallon has more blood on his hands than any man has a right to. And once upon a time he had no problem with that, killing for his IRA brethren without remorse or regret. But when a mistake leads to the explosion of a school bus full of children, Fallon flees to London to hide with his guilt.
 
His seclusion is broken when he agrees to make one last killing on behalf of the criminal Meehan brothers—and that may be his greatest mistake. For the hit is witnessed by a priest—and now the Meehans want him dead, too.

On Dangerous Ground (Sean Dillon Book 3) Jul 1, 1995 by Jack Higgins

As 1997 approaches, England’s prime minister learns of a secret document signed by Mao Tse-tung that could delay the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong for an additional 100 years. The British hire former terrorist Sean Dillon to keep the document from coming to light, before parties in Hong Kong retrieve it and destroy the balance of world power.

Thunder Point (Sean Dillon Book 2) Sep 1, 1994 by Jack Higgins

1945. The day before Hitler commits suicide, he arranges for Nazi leader Martin Bormann to flee to South America in a German U-boat.

1992. Terrorist Sean Dillon is saved from a Yugoslavian firing squad—if he agrees to help the British government retrieve the long-lost documents of Martin Bormann. The wreck of Bormann’s U-boat has been discovered in the Caribbean, along with a secret list of Nazi sympathizers. The names include high-level citizens from the U.S. and Great Britain—and may implicate the Duke of Windsor himself. The evidence lies in a watertight briefcase on the bottom of the sea. And the desperate search to find it will send shockwaves across the world …

Cry of the Hunter (The Martin Fallon Novels Book 1) Jun 22, 2010 by Jack Higgins

Martin Fallon is a legend. After joining the IRA he shot up the ranks in the fight against the Brits in Northern Ireland with his tactical brilliance and devotion. Then, after a daring escape from prison, he simply disappeared. And that’s the way he wants it to stay. After years of hiding from the world in his books and the bottle, he thinks he’s out.
 
He’s wrong.
 
The IRA wants him to break Patrick Rogan, a high-ranking Ulster rebel, out of prison. Fallon reluctantly agrees, and soon finds himself swept back into the Troubles. But in his absence, the IRA has changed. Gone are those who wanted freedom, replaced by those like Rogan—bloodthirsty psychopaths who want nothing but power. And now Fallon must bring his own legend to life in order to bring them down.

East of Desolation Sep 4, 2008 by Jack Higgins

Classic adventure from the undisputed master of action and adrenalin-pumping suspense.

When a plane crashes in the icy Greenland desert with no passengers on board, and no means of identification, Joe Martin is hired to fly to the scene of the crash by the insurance company involved and the beautiful widow of the dead pilot. But the routine mission spirals into hair-raising suspense when a priceless batch of emeralds are added to the mystery, and suddenly Joe finds himself in mortal danger.

A Darker Place (Sean Dillon Book 16) Dec 17, 2008 by Jack Higgins

Outspoken Russian writer Alexander Kurbsky wanted to “disappear” into the West. To avoid the wrath of the ruling elite, he makes elaborate plans with covert experts Charles Ferguson and Sean Dillon for his escape.

It’s a real coup for the West-except for one thing: Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. And his master plan is about to unfold.