Authors like Michael Crichton

There are few authors like Michael Crichton; however, if you like his books, you may enjoy the following authors and novels: Shell Game by Steve Alten, Darwin’s Radio by Greg Bear, The Amber Room by Steve Berry, The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell, Treasure of Khan by Clive Cussler, Utopia by Lincoln Child, and Whiteout by Ken Follett.

Crichton’s books are typically action-based and feature a lot of technology. If you’re a fan of the techno-thriller genre, the previously-mentioned novels may provide you with the same sort of entertainment value as some of Michael’s works.



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  • Some who like Crichton also enjoy Matthew Glass’s Ultimatum.
  • A Five Year Plan by Philip Kerr is similar to some of Michael’s work.
  • You should also consider The First Patient by Michael Palmer.

Authors Like Cormac McCarthy

There are few authors like Cormac McCarthy; however, if you enjoy his writing style, you may like the following authors and books: The Wild Palms by William Faulkner, Outlander by Gil Adamson, Yonder Stands Your Orphan by Barry Hannah, and One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash.

Many have compared McCarthy’s writing style to Faulkner, and the former even admitted that he learned quite a bit from reading the latter’s work. Several literary critics consider Cormac to be one of the greatest living American writers.



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  • Some who like McCarthy also enjoy Moby Dick by Herman Melville.
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood may be well-liked by those who enjoyed The Road.
  • If you liked the Border Trilogy, you may enjoy Wildwood Boys by James Carlos Blake.