Anthony Ryan
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Anthony Ryan

Anthony Ryan is the New York Times best selling author of the Raven's Shadow epic fantasy novels as well as the Slab City Blues science fiction series. He was born in Scotland in 1970 but spent much of his adult life living and working in London. After a long career in the British Civil Service he took up writing full time after the success of his first novel Blood Song, Book One of the Raven's Shadow trilogy. He has a degree in history, and his interests include art, science and the unending quest for the perfect pint of real ale. For news and general wittering about stuff he likes, check out Anthony's blog at: anthonyryan.net.

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    • Blood Song

    • Raven's Shadow, Book 1
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steven Brand
    • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,272
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,264

    From "a new master storyteller" comes the beginning of an epic fantasy saga of blood, honor, and destiny....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, but the narration did not live up to it.

    • By Anthony on 06-29-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Queen of Fire

    • A Raven's Shadow Novel
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steven Brand
    • Length: 26 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,174
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,722
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,727

    After fighting back from the brink of death, Queen Lyrna is determined to repel the invading Volarian army and regain the independence of the Unified Realm....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Completion of the Collapse of Potential

    • By Joe Chad on 07-14-15

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Tower Lord

    • Raven's Shadow, Book 2
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steven Brand
    • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,001
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,332
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,333

    Named Tower Lord of the Northern Reaches by King Janus' grateful heir, he can perhaps find peace in a colder, more remote land far from the intrigues of a troubled Realm....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Masterpiece from Anthony Ryan. One

    • By Howard on 09-21-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Waking Fire

    • The Draconis Memoria
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steven Brand
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,793
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,675

    Throughout the vast lands controlled by the Ironship Trading Syndicate, nothing is more prized than the blood of drakes....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent Start to a New Series

    • By Joshua on 09-21-16

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Empire of Ashes

    • The Draconis Memoria, Book 3
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 23 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 487
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461

    For hundreds of years, the Ironship Trading Syndicate was fueled by drake blood - and protected by the Blood-blessed, those few who could drink it and wield fearsome powers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good work!

    • By Grant on 09-02-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Legion of Flame

    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 25 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 723
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 681
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 680

    For centuries the Ironship Trading Syndicate relied on drake blood - and the extraordinary powers it confers to those known as the Blood-blessed - to fuel and protect its empire....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good continuation of the series

    • By Isobel on 07-13-17

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Wolf's Call

    • A Raven's Blade Novel
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Length: 23 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Vaelin Al Sorna is a living legend, his name known across the Realm. It was his leadership that overthrew empires, his blade that won hard-fought battles - and his sacrifice that defeated an evil more terrifying than anything the world had ever seen....

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Unfettered II

    • New Tales by Masters of Fantasy
    • By: Shawn Speakman - editor, Charlaine Harris, Jim Butcher, and others
    • Narrated by: Sarah Coomes, Michael Kramer, Emily Woo Zeller, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    Life can kick us when we are down. In Shawn Speakman's case, he is fighting back. Proceeds from this anthology will help eliminate medical debt for other authors....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is a very nice fantasy anthology.

    • By AtomixIGN on 07-06-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Lord Collector

    • A Raven's Shadow Novella, Book 1.5
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steven Brand
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 565
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 516
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 515

    Author's note: The following story takes place in the same world as my novel Blood Song, the first volume in the Raven's Shadow trilogy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everything but the price

    • By Avid Reader on 07-10-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Lady of Crows

    • Raven's Shadow, Book 0.5
    • By: Anthony Ryan
    • Narrated by: Steven Brand
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    A quest for bloody vengeance forces Derla, a skilled veteran of the Varinshold underworld, into the service of arch schemer King Janus....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED it ....this story ended too soon 😕

    • By Lysane Maynard on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $13.99

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