The 10 Best Spy Novels

Updated March 20, 2018 by Quincy Miller

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Double crosses. Sleeper cells. Turncoat agents. If the mere mention of these things gets your pulse racing, you'll want to pick up a few of these spy novels. Filled with intrigue and espionage, these books will leave you guessing who the good guys are — and where the hours went. Just don't blame us if you find yourself trying to dig up secrets on your friends and co-workers as a result. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best spy novel on Amazon.

10. Slow Horses

9. The Darkling Spy

8. The Faithful Spy

7. Agent in Place

6. Need to Know

5. Red Sparrow

4. House of Spies

3. The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

2. The Sympathizer

1. The Alice Network

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Last updated on March 20, 2018 by Quincy Miller

Quincy is a writer who was born in Texas, but moved to Los Angeles to pursue his life-long dream of someday writing a second page to one of his screenplays.

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