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R.J. Ellory

Biography

R.J. Ellory

R.J. Ellory is the author of 12 novels, including the bestselling A QUIET BELIEF IN ANGELS, which was the Strand magazine's Thriller of the Year, shortlisted for the Barry Award, and a finalist for the SIBA Award. He is also the author of CITY OF LIES, CANDLEMOTH, THE ANNIVERSARY MAN, A QUIET VENDETTA, A SIMPLE ACT OF VIOLENCE, and the eBook original series Three Days in Chicagoland.

Books by R.J. Ellory

by R.J. Ellory - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The death of a young heroin dealer causes no great concern for NYPD Detective Frank Parrish --- Danny Lange is just another casualty of the drug war. But when Danny’s teenage sister winds up dead, questions are raised that have no clear answers. As the homicides continue --- and a disturbing pattern emerges --- Frank tries desperately to make some sense of the deaths, while battling with his own demons.

by R.J. Ellory - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

John Harper has just made a discovery: the father he believed to be dead for more than 30 years is alive, though lying in a coma in a Manhattan hospital. Harper finds himself seduced by a lifestyle that he seems to have inherited --- an underworld life of power, treachery and menace. As he desperately tries to uncover the facts of his own past, he becomes more and more entangled in a dark and shocking conspiracy.

by R.J. Ellory - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Accused of killing his best friend Nathan, Daniel Ford has exhausted all appeals and now faces the electric chair in 30 days. Father John Rousseau is the man to whom the last month of Daniel's life has been entrusted. With time running out, Ford begins to tell his story --- beginning with his first meeting with Nathan, through first loves, Vietnam, the death of JFK, and finally their flight from the draft that ended in Nathan's brutal murder.

by R.J. Ellory - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When Catherine Ducane disappears, the cops react rapidly --- she is the daughter of the Governor of Louisiana. Her bodyguard turns up horribly mutilated, and when her kidnapper calls he doesn't want money: he wants time alone with a functionary from a Washington-based organized crime task force. 

by R.J. Ellory - Fiction, Thriller
Washington, embroiled in the mid-term elections, did not want to hear about serial killings. But when the newspapers reported a fourth murder, when they gave the killer a name and details of his horrendous crimes, there were few people who could ignore it. Detective Robert Miller is assigned to the case and rapidly uncovers a complication --- the victims do not officially exist. Reviewed by L. Dean Murphy.