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List of best books about revenge, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books about getting revenge are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched revenge bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about revenge. If you're looking for a list of top books on revenge then you're in the right place.

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Edgar Allan Poe, John Grisham, and Anne Rice have all written books about Revenge.

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The Count of Monte Cristo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Alexandre Dumas, Auguste Maquet The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas completed in 1844. It is one of the author's most popular works, along with The Three Musketeers. Like many of ...more

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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Charles Portis True Grit is a 1968 novel by Charles Portis that was first published as a 1968 serial in The Saturday Evening Post. The novel is told from the perspective of a woman named Mattie Ross who ...more

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The Cask of Amontillado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Edgar Allan Poe "The Cask of Amontillado" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's Book. The story is set in an unnamed Italian city at ...more

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A Tale of Two Cities is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the ...more

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Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Charles Dickens Great Expectations is Charles Dickens' thirteenth novel and his penultimate novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is ...more

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The Serpent Prince is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Elizabeth Hoyt

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Charade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Gilbert Morris

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The Scarlet Letter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter is an 1850 romantic work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his magnum opus. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, ...more

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The First Wives Club is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Olivia Goldsmith

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Final Justice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Fern Michaels

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Storm Season is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Janet Morris, Chris Morris Storm Season is part of the Thieves World Shared Universe and contains a story from the Sacred Band of Stepsons literary series, Wizard Weather, by Janet Morris,

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Revenge R Us is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
R. L. Stine

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The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer ...more

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Revenge is best served cold is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Revenge

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True Colors is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Susan Kyle

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Waking Beauty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Paul Witcover Waking Beauty is a book written by Paul Witcover.

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The Master of Ballantrae is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Robert Louis Stevenson The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale is a book by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, focusing upon the conflict between two brothers, Scottish noblemen whose family is torn apart ...more

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Dead even is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Mariah Stewart

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Dictation: A Quartet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Cynthia Ozick Dictation: A Quartet is a book by Cynthia Ozick.

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Kiss Me While I Sleep is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Linda Howard

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Blow Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Eric Pete

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Vow of vengeance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Lewis B. Patten

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The dirt eaters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Dennis Foon

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The Good Brother is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Chris Offutt The Good Brother is a book by Chris Offutt.

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Coal Run is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Tawni O'Dell Coal Run is a 2004 novel by the American writer Tawni O’Dell.

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Destiny unleashed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Sherryl Woods

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Nothing but the night is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Bill Pronzini

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The league of night and fog is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Revenge

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False Impression is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Jeffrey Archer False Impression is a mystery novel by English author Jeffrey Archer, first published in February 2005 by Macmillan. The novel was published in several countries, including Brazil, where it was ...more

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When she was bad-- is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Louise Mensch

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Her name was Lola is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Russell Hoban

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Bound by a promise is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Susan Kyle

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Crimson hit is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Bob Burton

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The Salesman: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Joseph O'Connor The Salesman: A Novel is a book by Joseph O'Connor.

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Forgetfulness is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Ward Just Forgetfulness is a book by Ward Just.

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The Life and Loves of a She-De... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Fay Weldon The Life and Loves of a She-Devil is a 1983 novel by British feminist author Fay Weldon about a highly unattractive woman who goes to great lengths to take revenge on her husband and his ...more

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The Last Juror is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
John Grisham The Last Juror is a 2004 legal thriller novel by John Grisham, first published by Doubleday on February 3, 2004.

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The Bride Of Black Douglas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books About Revenge

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Under radar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Michael Tolkin

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We All Fall Down is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Robert Cormier We All Fall Down is a suspense novel for young adults by Robert Cormier.

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Hardcore Hayduke is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
George Hayduke

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Vengeance rider is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Lewis B. Patten

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Damnation Falls is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Edward Wright Damnation Falls is a book by Edward Wright.

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Victory is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Joseph Conrad Victory is a psychological novel by Joseph Conrad first published in 1915, through which Conrad achieved "popular success." The New York Times, however, called it "an uneven ...more

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Hating Gladys is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Leona Gom

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Gradisil is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Adam Roberts Gradisil is a science fiction novel by British author Adam Roberts.

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The Tin Man is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Dale Brown The Tin Man is a 1998 novel by best-selling American writer Dale Brown. In the novel, Patrick McLanahan, a recurring character in Brown's books, returns from overseas conflict to his hometown, ...more

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The alias man is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Bill Pronzini

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Charlie Johnson in the Flames is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Michael Ignatieff Charlie Johnson in the Flames is the second novel by Canadian academic Michael Ignatieff. The book follows the story of journalist Charlie Johnson who, while covering ethnic violence in the ...more

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Revenge of the Snob Squad is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books About Revenge
Julie Anne Peters