William Ryan
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William Ryan

William Ryan is an Irish writer, living in London. His first novel, The Holy Thief, was shortlisted for The UK Crime Writer's Association "New Blood" Dagger Award, The Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award, a Barry Award and The Theakstons' Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. The Darkening Field was shortisted for the Ireland AM Crime Novel of the Year and The Twelfth Department has been shortlisted for the UK Crime Writer's Association Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award. Visit www.william-ryan.com.

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    • The Holy Thief

    • A Novel
    • By: William Ryan
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    In a deconsecrated church, a young woman is found dead, her mutilated body displayed on the altar for all to see....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Book

    • By Don on 09-25-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A House of Ghosts

    • By: W. C. Ryan
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Winter 1917. As the First World War enters its most brutal phase, back home in England, everyone is seeking answers to the darkness that has seeped into their lives.... 

    Regular price: $31.63

    • The Twelfth Department

    • By: William Ryan
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Korolev receives an urgent call from his boss - it seems an important man has been murdered, and Korolev is the only detective they're willing to assign to this sensitive case....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Who Dunnit Set in Pre-WWII Moscow

    • By Dr. on 08-22-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Darkening Field

    • By: William Ryan
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    It is 1937, and Captain Alexei Korolev finds himself on an airplane bound for Odessa after the suspicious suicide of a loyal young party member who supposedly had an illicit relationship with the party director....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Bloody Meadow

    • By: William Ryan
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Where some of Stalin's greatest crimes lie buried....

    Regular price: $27.57

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