The clock is ticking, the president is on the phone and
the bomb will detonate any moment. I'm nervous and
edgy, and I'm not even the one saving the world.

Where eagles dare
by Alistair Maclean (1967)

The declaration
by Gemma Malley (2007)
First book in the Declaration series

The killer's cousin
by Nancy Werlin (1998)

The 39 steps
by John Buchan (1915)
First book in the Richard Hannay series

by Eireann Corrigan (2009)

Bang, bang, you're dead!
by Narinder Dhami (2009)
Little brother
by Cory Doctorow (2008)
First book in the Little brother series
by Gabrielle Lord (2009)
First book in the Conspiracy 365 series

by Gordon Reece (2010)

by Neal Shusterman (2008)
First book in the Unwind dystology series
Shattering glass
by Gail Giles (2002)
by Michael Grant (2008)
First book in the Gone series

Stone cold
by Robert Swindells (1993)

The 5th wave
by Rick Yancey (2013)
First book in the 5th wave series

I'm not scared
by Niccolo Ammaniti (2003)
Ship breaker
by Paolo Bacigalupi (2010)
First book in the Ship breaker series

by Julia Karr (2011)
First book in the XVI series

Blood ties
by Sophie McKenzie (2008)
First book in the Blood series
by Graham McNamee (2003)

by Sarah Mussi (2013)

She is not invisible
by Marcus Sedgwick (2013)