Photo: via Tumblr

books The Best Robert Ludlum Books  

503 votes 149 voters 9.3k views 35 items Embed

List Rules Vote for the Robert Ludlum novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Robert Ludlum books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Robert Ludlum is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Ludlam is best known for his Bourne series of novels, as they were adapted into successful movies starting with The Bourne Identity in 2002. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Robert Ludlum who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

These books, like La Conspiration Trevayne and The Bourne Identity, include images when available. What are Robert Ludlum's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
list ordered by

1
55 8
The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Identity Robert Ludlum

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die The Best Biographical Novels Ever Written

2
34 5
The Matarese Circle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Matarese Circle Robert Ludlum

3
28 4
The Parsifal Mosaic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Parsifal Mosaic Robert Ludlum

4
31 5
The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Ultimatum Robert Ludlum

5
27 6
The Bourne Supremacy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Supremacy Robert Ludlum

6
20 4
The Holcroft Covenant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Holcroft Covenant Robert Ludlum

7
18 4
The Chancellor Manuscript is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books

8
11 2
The Prometheus Deception is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Prometheus Deception Robert Ludlum

9
14 5
The Aquitaine Progression is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books

10
12 4
The Icarus Agenda is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Icarus Agenda Robert Ludlum

11
9 2
The Scorpio Illusion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Scorpio Illusion Robert Ludlum

12
11 4
The Matlock Paper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Matlock Paper Robert Ludlum

13
10 4
The Matarese Countdown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Matarese Countdown Robert Ludlum

14
10 5
The Ambler Warning is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Ambler Warning Robert Ludlum

15
8 4
The Osterman Weekend is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Osterman Weekend Robert Ludlum

The 10 Lamest Superhero Costume Designs Ever Last Words Written By Famous People In Their Suicide Notes

16
7 3
The Road to Gandolfo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Road to Gandolfo Robert Ludlum

17
5 1
The Road to Omaha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Road to Omaha Robert Ludlum

18
9 6
The Sigma Protocol is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Sigma Protocol Robert Ludlum

19
4 1
The Apocalypse Watch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Apocalypse Watch Robert Ludlum

20
3 0
The Rhinemann Exchange is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Rhinemann Exchange Robert Ludlum

21
3 1
The Tristan Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Tristan Betrayal Robert Ludlum

22
11 10
The Scarlatti Inheritance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books

23
1 0
La Conspiration Trevayne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
La Conspiration Trevayne Robert Ludlum

24
5 5
The Bourne Legacy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Legacy Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

25
3 4
The Janson Directive is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Janson Directive Robert Ludlum

26
3 4
The Bancroft Strategy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bancroft Strategy Robert Ludlum

27
10 12
The Gemini Contenders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Gemini Contenders Robert Ludlum

28
1 2
The Bourne Sanction is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Sanction Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

29
1 2
The Bourne Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Betrayal Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

30
1 2
The Bourne Objective is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Objective Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

31
1 2
The Bourne Dominion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Dominion Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

32
1 2
The Bourne Imperative is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Imperative Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

33
0 1
The Hacker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Hacker Robert Ludlum

34
2 4
The Bourne Deception is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Bourne Deception Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

35
1 5
The Hades Factor is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
The Hades Factor Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds