Danny Black

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 123 ratings

Masters of War Publisher's Summary

In Paris, an elderly man is assassinated as he takes his morning walk. In the war-torn cities of Syria, government forces wage a bloody war against their own people. The Russians are propping up the government, the French are backing one rebel fraction and the British are backing another. And in north Africa, young SAS trooper Jamie Truman is coming to the end of a gruelling tour of duty, or so he thinks.

Jamie has a new mission. An MI6 agent needs to make contact with Syrian rebel forces, and also with the private military contractors who are - unofficially - training this rebel faction as it struggles to bring down their government and establish a new regime that will be favourable to British business interests. As they travel deep into rebel heartland, Jamie will learn who the masters of war, the men who call the shots, really are. As Jamie finds himself sucked into the murky orbit of the private military, he discovers a world where death is dispensed by the highest bidder and individuals will betray anybody if the price is right. And where a secret lurks that will change the course of Jamie's own life, however long that might last...

©2013 Chris Ryan (P)2013 Hodder & Stoughton
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  • Book 1

    • Masters of War

    • Danny Black, Book 1
    • By: Chris Ryan
    • Narrated by: Jamie Parker
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    In Paris, an elderly man is assassinated as he takes his morning walk. In the war-torn cities of Syria, government forces wage a bloody war against their own people. The Russians are propping up the government, the French are backing one rebel fraction and the British are backing another. And in north Africa, young SAS trooper Jamie Truman is coming to the end of a gruelling tour of duty, or so he thinks. Jamie has a new mission.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Chris Ryan's new hero

    • By Ray on 10-30-13

    Regular price: $21.31

  • Book 2

    • Hunter-Killer

    • Danny Black, Book 2
    • By: Chris Ryan
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Following a suicide bombing in central London, series SAS hero Danny Black is recruited to be part of an assassination squad, directed by a joint MI5/MI6/CIA committee and tasked with hunting down and killing the terrorist cells believed to be planning further atrocities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Killer

    • By kindling2 on 07-29-15

    Regular price: $21.31

  • Book 3

    • Hellfire: Danny Black, Book 3

    • By: Chris Ryan
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Islamic State is here, all around us. There is no defence. Only attack. On the Syria/Iraq border, a British hostage is beheaded by IS terrorists. When the executioner breaks down, he is led into a nearby tent, where a masked figure is waiting for him. This mysterious person is treated with a mixture of respect and terror. They call him the Caliph.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chris Ryan does it again

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $21.31

  • Book 4

    • Bad Soldier

    • Danny Black Thriller 4
    • By: Chris Ryan
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    A migrant boat battles through the rough Mediterranean. Its passengers are desperate, starving and scared. They are also being ruthlessly targeted by the SAS. Islamic State militants are smuggling themselves into Europe using these boats. Only by locating such men before they make it into the UK can the Regiment stop them committing their acts of terror on British soil.

    Regular price: $26.64

  • Book 5

    • Warlord

    • Danny Black Thriller 5
    • By: Chris Ryan
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    When the SAS takes on the Narcos, there can be only one winner. Set in 2011 in Mexico and London, Warlord is based on real events. Series hero Danny Black leads an SAS squad on loan to the CIA and sent to the Mexican border. The old Colombian drug gangs are being driven out by New Mexican gangs and their crack killing teams, called the Zitas. This is leading to a new, unprecedented flood of heroin engulfing Southern American states.

    Regular price: $26.64

  • Book 6

    • Head Hunters

    • Danny Black Thriller, Book 6
    • By: Chris Ryan
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The Taliban are on the rise. A top-secret SAS kill team is assassinating high-value targets. It is bloody, violent, relentless work, suitable only for the Regiment's most skilled and ruthless head hunters. Like Danny Black. But when Danny joins the kill team, he learns that Taliban militants are not his only problem. There are elements within the British Army who want to bring the SAS to book. And there are elements within the SAS who have their crosshairs on Danny himself. 

    Regular price: $21.81