If you enjoyed reading Inferno by Dan Brown, the Bellingham Library suggests you might also enjoy reading the following titles. Click on the title to go to the library catalog page to reserve the book. Or, if you are in the library use the call number at the end of the description to find the title in the library!
The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry
An ex-Justice Department agent embarks on a search for answers about his deceased father. Such elements as Charlemagne, Nazis, ancient manuscripts, historical puzzles, and scientific surprises are integrated into the plot. Call # FIC BER
The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper
A supernatural thriller about a renowned scholar of Milton whose knowledge of “Paradise Lost” draws him into a mystery in Venice that ultimately puts him in peril. Call # FIC PYP
The Devil’s Teardrop by Jeffrey Deaver
A crazed shooter named Digger has promised to shoot into crowds in Washington, D.C. if he isn’t paid $20 million. A document analysis expert searches for clues in a ransom note. Contains many amazing facts about handwriting analysis. Call # FIC DEA
Dead Aim by Iris Johansen
A fast-moving thriller about Alex Graham, a photojournalist on assignment at a dam collapse in Colorado. She overhears a conversation between the conspirators that caused the collapse, and is forced to be on the run for her life. Call # FIC JOH
The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl
In 1865 Boston a group gathers to translate Dante’s Inferno for an American audience. While poring over the poem, the men find themselves on the trail of a serial killer who tortures his victims in ways that seem to be taken straight out of the pages of Inferno.
Call # FIC PEA
The Fire by Katherine Neville
Summoned to her family’s Colorado hideaway for her mother’s birthday, Alexandria Solarin not only discovers that her mother is missing but that the most powerful piece of a mystical chess service that had once belonged to Charlemagne has resurfaced.
Call # FIC NEV
Enigma by Robert Harris
A fictional account of the desperate efforts to break the Nazi’s Enigma code takes place in a British railway town, a struggle that becomes complicated by the pivotal disappearance of a beautiful cryptographer. Call # FIC HAR
Napoleon’s Pyramids by William Dietrich
Acquiring an ancient medallion covered with indecipherable symbols, expatriate American Ethan Gage is forced to flee for his life when he is framed for murder and forced to accompany Napoleon Bonaparte on the emperor’s quest to conquer Egypt. Call # FIC DIE
Descriptions of books are from Publishers Weekly, Amazon.com, Library Journal, and Booklist.