Best Selling Books In History
The Eagle Has Landed 50 million
The best selling spy thriller book on our list and thus in history, Jack Higgins The Eagle Has Landed was published in 1975. The riveting pages follow the mission of a group of German paratroopers and an Irish IRA Irish Republican Army member as they land on the English coast in 1943. Their mission? Kidnap British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Also made into a 1976 film, The Eagle Has Landed is a mustread for any lover of suspense.