[13.09.06] Ultimate Weapon is a new book by Chris Ryan, schedueled to be released on September 20th.
[09.02.05] Blackout is a new book by Chris Ryan, schedueled to be released on September 1st.
[01.11.03] The Real Heroes of Telemark tells the true story of the sabotage against the heavy water plant at Rjukan, destroying Hitler'shope of a nuclear bomb. Bravery, cunning and endurance over and beyond the call of duty on the part of the SOE (a forerunner of SAS) agents parachuted into Norway made this operation, which met with much problems, possible.
Chris Ryan is the pseudonym of one of the other survivors of Bravo Two Zero, the SAS patrol into Iraq that went seriously wrong.
Chris Ryan's book about Bravo Two Zero is called The One That Got Away.
He has also written the following thrillers that seem well-written, and he gives Andy McNab serious competition:
Chris Ryan also writes a series of children's action books, the Alpha Force series. The heroes are a group of youngsters. The series presently includes the following books:
Further reading about the SAS regiment:
The Real Bravo Two Zero by Michael Asher (also ex-SAS) represents yet another account of the events. Asher retraced the route and events of Bravo Two Zero ten years later, and tells a slightly different story from McNab and Ryan.
[30.04.03]A must for
the reader of modern crime novels, The
Mammoth Encyclopedia of Modern Crime Fiction gives a encyclopedic view
of post-war crime fiction. For non-English readers it is a drawback that very
little non-English material is included, but it is a great fountain of facts
about English language authors. Its scope is strictly crime, leaving thrillers
out - it still fills 780 pages, so you'll have more than enough to read.
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