If you have a taste for science fiction, as I do, check out this discussion of the tradition of Christians writing fantasy and sf. He lists 21 writers who have broad literary reputations, who employed Christian themes and symbols, and who wrote more than one book.
Amy Welborn and friends comment on many scripture resources from many Catholic publishers.
The Times dissects the much-used thriller formula used by the many Dan Brown imitators: “Take a sacred treasure. Add a secret conspiracy. Attach a name well known to scholars — Dante, Poe, Wordsworth, Archimedes, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, the Romanovs, Vlad the Impaler, ‘Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,’ whatever — and work it into a story that can accommodate both the Glock and the Holy Grail. If there’s any room left for the Knights Templar or DNA samples from Biblical figures, by all means plug them in.”