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The Best Books With Shadow in the Title 

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Updated November 18, 2017 139 votes 21 voters 3.3k views

It turns out that books with shadow in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 90+ good books with shadow in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles aren't books about shadows, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word shadow in the title.

Books with shadow in the title include Death's Shadow by Darren Shan, The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad. If you have a favorite shadow book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has shadow in the name, it belongs on this list.

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The Return of the Shadow... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
J. R. R. Tolkien
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Shadow and Sound is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
James Siegel
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Shadow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Blaise Cendrars
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Lights and Shadows of Fr... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
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Shadow Country is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Peter Matthiessen
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Shadows On A Wall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Hilary Masters
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Shadow box is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
George Plimpton
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Shadows in the water is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Kathryn Lasky
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The shadows rise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
John Evangelist Walsh
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Shadow over San Mateo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Lauraine Snelling
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Shadow of the Almighty ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Elisabeth Elliot
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The long shadow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Daniel Pipes
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Out of the shadows is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Kay Hooper
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Shadow over Scorpio is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Juanita Coulson
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Sunlight and shadow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Cameron Dokey
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Smoke and shadows is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Tanya Huff
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Sick of shadows is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Marion Chesney
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Shadows is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Edna Buchanan
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Shadow of the bear is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Brian Payton
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Shadow of doubt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Terri Blackstock
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Kissed by shadows is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Jane Feather
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The shadow king is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Jane Stevenson
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The shadow of Albion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Andre Norton, Rosemary Edghill
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Shadow Warriors is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
Tom Clancy
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In the shadow of history... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Shadow in the Title
J. Frank Dobie