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Anthony Ryan is a Scottish writer of fantasy and science fiction, best known for his books about Vaelin Al Sorna, which started in 2013 with Blood Song. He worked as a full-time researcher before switching to full-time writing. He currently lives in London, England. He has a degree in Medieval History. Biography Anthony Ryan was born in Scotland in 1970 but has spent much of his adult life in London. Anthony Ryan initially self-published Blood Song, however, he switched to major publication when Penguin books offered him a three-book deal in May 2012. He started writing full-time after the success of the publication. He continues to self-publish a series of SF Noir novellas. Bibliography Raven's Shadow Trilogy Blood Song (2013) Tower Lord (2014) Queen of Fire (2015)Raven’s Blade Duology Sequel Series to Raven’s Shadow Trilogy The Wolf’s Call (July 2019) The Black Song (August 2020)Slab City Blues Slab City Blues (2011) A Song for Madame Choi (2011) A Hymn to Gods Long Dead (2012) The Ballad of Bad Jack (2013) An Aria for Ragnarok (2015) Slab City Blues: The Collected Stories (2015)The Draconis Memoria Trilogy The Waking Fire (2016) The Legion of Flame (2017) The Empire of Ashes (2018)Seven Swords Series The Scarlet Ziggurat (2023) A Pilgrimage of Swords (2019) The Kraken’s Tooth (2020) City of Songs (2021) To Blackfyre Keep (Oct 2022) Across the Sorrow Sea (Sep 2023)The Covenant of Steel The Pariah (August 2021) The Martyr (June 2022) The Traitor (July 2023)Short stories Raven's Shadow The Lord Collector. Available in Blackguards Anthology. A Duel of Evils. Available in Unfettered II Anthology. The Lady of Crows Many Are the Dead Songs of the Dark (Subterranean Press 2020) Collects four stories listed above.The Draconis Memoria Sandrunners. Available in Legends II Anthology - Stories in Honour of David Gemmell.References External links "Hi, I'm Anthony Ryan and I write fantasy and science fiction - AMA" "Interview with Anthony Ryan, author of Blood Song (Raven's Shadow 1) - July 2, 2013" "Blood Song" . Discover the Anthony Ryan popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Anthony Ryan books.

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  • Priest of Gallows synopsis, comments

    Priest of Gallows

    Peter McLean

    Gangster, soldier, priest. Queen's Man. Governor.'If you haven't yet picked up this riveting and unique series, I highly recommend you do' Fantasy Book Critic Tomas Piety has every...

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    The White Devil

    Paul Hoffman

    THE GRIPPING NEW ADVENTURE FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE LEFT HAND OF GOD SERIESAmerica is on the brink of civil war. Only Thomas Cale can stop it . . .Thomas Cale the world's most dange...

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    Trust Me

    Peter Leonard

    Peter Leonard showed remarkable maturity for a firsttime novelist in his debut novel Quiver. In Trust Me, he reaches for new heights as he crafts a classic noir thriller loaded wit...

  • The First to Lie synopsis, comments

    The First to Lie

    Hank Phillippi Ryan

    USA TODAY BESTSELLER!Bestselling and awardwinning author and investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan delivers another twisty, thrilling, cat and mouse novel of suspense that wil...

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    Fire Wings

    Anthony Ryan

    For centuries the Sentinel Eyrie has stood watch over the Maw, the foul lair of the Voice and its monstrous servants. Long have the dishonoured and the damned journeyed to the Eyri...

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    Many Are the Dead

    Anthony Ryan

    "The Faith requires all we have."New York Times bestselling author Anthony Ryan returns to the Raven's Shadow world in this prequel novella set ten years before the events in Blood...

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    Righteous Fury

    Markus Heitz & Sheelagh Alabaster

    The first in the fastandfurious fantasy adventure The Legends of the Älfar: the worlds of the dark elves and the dwarves collide in what Malazan Empire calls 'Tolkien with a dash o...

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    Sandrunners - A Draconis Memoria Short Story

    Anthony Ryan

    A short story set in The Draconis Memoria universe created by New York Times Bestselling Author Anthony Ryan.In this prequel story to The Waking Fire, newly graduated Bloodblessed ...

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    The Murder List

    Hank Phillippi Ryan

    THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER The Murder List is a new standalone suspense novel in the tradition of Lisa Scottoline and B. A. Paris from awardwinning author and reporter Hank Phillipp...

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    A Tide of Black Steel

    Anthony Ryan

    From the international bestselling author Anthony Ryan comes the spectacular first novel in a new epic new fantasy trilogy inspired by Norse mythology. A new age has dawned. A...

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    The Red Apprentice

    Jamie Jackson

    When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer returned to Old Trafford as caretaker manager midway through the 201819 season, he breathed new life into a team that was drifting. In this new and defini...

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    A Duel of Evils

    Anthony Ryan

    Legendary warrior King Tavurek marshals his mercenary army to combat a mighty Volarian host led by a man known to history as the Spearpoint. In the bloodbath that follows, there ca...

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    House of War

    Scott Mariani

    The edgeofyourseat thriller from the #1 bestseller.‘A gripping tale that will have you turning the pages well into the night’ MARK DAWSONA DEADLY TERROR PLOT. A RACE AGAINST THE CL...

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    Red River Seven

    A. J. Ryan

    Seven strangers. One mission. Infinite horror. A man awakes on a boat at sea with no memory of who or where he is. He's not alone there are six others, each with a unique set of s...

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    Stoicism and the Art of Happiness

    Donald Robertson

    The stoics lived a long time ago, but they had some startling insights into the human condition insights which endure to this day. The philosophical tradition, founded in Athens b...

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    The Empire of Ashes

    Anthony Ryan

    In the White Drake's war, the price of freedom is paid in blood and fire....For hundreds of years, the Ironship Trading Syndicate was fueled by drake bloodand protected by the Blo...

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    An Aria for Ragnarok

    Anthony Ryan

    The fifth and final volume in the Slab City Blues series by Anthony Ryan, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Raven's Shadow series.Alex McLeod has a score to se...

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    Robert P. Kolker & Nathan Abrams

    The definitive biography of the creator of 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Shining, and A Clockwork Orange, presenting the most indepth portrait yet of the groundbreaking filmmaker.The ...

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    Dark Paths

    Markus Heitz & Sheelagh Alabaster

    The third in the fastandfurious fantasy adventure The Legends of the Älfar: the worlds of the dark elves and the dwarves collide in what Malazan Empire calls 'Tolkien with a dash o...

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    Chris Ryan

    You wake up in a dark room with no idea where you are. You are gagged and forced into a waiting truck. You have done nothing wrong. What would you do? Fourteenyearold Ben travels t...

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    Im Zeichen der Mohnblume - Die Schamanin

    R.F. Kuang

    Die TikTokSensation aus den USA! Rebecca F. Kuang erschafft eine Welt voller Kampfkunst, Götter und uralter Magie.Rin ist ein einfaches Waisenmädchen, das im Süden des Kaiserreichs...

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    Songs of the Dark

    Anthony Ryan

    "Heard whispers of the Dark all my life. It's a strange feeling when a whisper becomes a shout."SONGS OF THE DARK collects all four novellas from the world of Anthony Ryan's intern...

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    Devastating Hate

    Markus Heitz & Sheelagh Alabaster

    The second in the fastandfurious fantasy adventure The Legends of the Älfar: the worlds of the dark elves and the dwarves collide in what Malazan Empire calls 'Tolkien with a dash ...

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    Flash Flood

    Chris Ryan

    Ben's on a trip to London to meet his mum. But an accident at the Thames Barrier, combined with a tidal surge and a dramatic thunderstorm and suddenly his trip turns into some...

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    Letters from Russia

    Marquis de Custine

    The Marquis de Custine's unique perspective on a vast, fascinating country in the grip of oppressive tyrannyIn 1839, encouraged by his friend Balzac, Custine set out to explore Rus...

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    The Girls Inside

    NJ Mackay

    A gripping, compelling psychological thriller about a cult, a fire, and the dark secrets that four young girls have carried with them but can no longer keep buried...Blue grew up i...

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    Buzz Saw

    Jesse Dougherty

    The remarkable story of the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals told by the Washington Post writer who followed the team most closely.By May 2019, the Washington Nation...

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    Priest of Crowns

    Peter McLean

    'Praise be to Our Lady of Eternal Sorrows, and blessed be the Ascended Martyr.' Those were the words on lips of the faithful: Blessed be the Ascended Martyr, and woe betide you if ...

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    Nachtengel - Nemesis

    Brent Weeks

    Er ist der Nachtengel, und seine Waffe sind die Schatten: Der Auftakt der packenden »New York Times«BestsellerSaga »Nightangel«.Der Nachtengel dient der Rache, der Gerechtigkeit un...

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    Slab City Blues

    Anthony Ryan

    Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. There's a stranger in town, a stranger with claws and a penchant for killing assassins. Findi...

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    Nachtengel - Gemini

    Brent Weeks

    Was wird der Nachtengel tun, wenn ein unschuldiges Kind eine Bedrohung für die ganze Welt ist? Die Fortsetzung der NightangelSaga.Als Nachtengel ist Kylar Stern der Avatar der Rach...

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    Chris Ryan

    When Ben Tracey sets out with his cousin to spot hen harriers a protected bird of prey he doesn't expect to stumble upon a secret operation. But renegade researchers are using a ...

  • Hits, Flops, and Other Illusions synopsis, comments

    Hits, Flops, and Other Illusions

    Ed Zwick

    This heartfelt and wry career memoir from the director of Blood Diamond, The Last Samurai, Legends of the Fall, About Last Night, and Glory, creator of the show thirtysomething, an...

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    Blood Song

    Anthony Ryan

    The first in the “powerful” ( New York Times bestselling fantasy series.Vaelin Al Sorna was only a child of ten when his father left him at the iron gate of the Sixth ...

  • The Lord Collector synopsis, comments

    The Lord Collector

    Anthony Ryan

    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. I wrote it because I wanted to more fully e...