Ryan, Chris 1961-
Most widely held works about Chris Ryan
Most widely held works by Chris Ryan
Ultimate weapon by Chris Ryan ( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Published for the first time in the U.S., this pulse-pounding military thriller set in Iraq is by international bestselling author and real-life SAS hero.
Firefight by Chris Ryan ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Former SAS Captain Will Jackson is a man with nothing to lose. A veteran of the most dangerous missions the Regiment could throw at him, his life was torn apart the day a terrorist attack killed his family. Now he leads a life of grief-stricken obscurity, the world of warfare nothing but a distant memory. People higher up the chain of command have other plans, however. They're in a mess of their own making, and unless they sort it out, thousands of innocent people will pay the price. And so they make Jackson on an offer he can't refuse. An offer that will take him straight back into a brutal theatre of war.
The one that got away by Chris Ryan ( Book )
39 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 458 libraries worldwide
The SAS mission behind Iraqi lines is one of the most famous stories of courage and survival in modern warfare. Of the eight members of the SAS regiment who set off, only one escaped capture. This is his story.
The increment by Chris Ryan ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
The Incriment is the super-secret assassination unit of the SAS--and it has one less member. Matt Browning has been served his walking papers after having the temerity to challenge an order. But his association with Britain's premier fighting unit is not at an end: his ex-colleagues enlist him to help a massive drug company get rid of counterfeit medicines manufactured by ruthless European gangsters. But it transpires that an old army colleague of Matt's is on what looks like a psychotic killing spree--and he's not alone.
Land of fire by Chris Ryan ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 libraries worldwide
The watchman by Chris Ryan ( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 384 libraries worldwide
SAS captain, Alex, returns from a mission in Sierra Leone on orders to find that someone has been murdering MI5 officers. It becomes clear that the killer is SAS trained-- an insider. Under strictest secrecy, Alex is ordered to track down and eliminate the killer, and is assigned an MI5 officer-- the attractive but abrasive Tracy Weaver.
The hit list by Chris Ryan ( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and French and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Neil has left the SAS, however, as he tries to make a new life for himself, he discovers that some habbits are hard to break.
Strike back by Chris Ryan ( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Two soldiers. Sir Peregrine Collinson, Britain's most decorated military hero. And John Porter, once one of the SAS's most promising young soldiers, now a broken man living rough on the streets of London. In Beirut, TV reporter Katie Dartmouth has been captured by a gang of terrorists. She is to be executed unless British are withdrawn from Iraq. A nation holds its breath and the Government is on the edge of collapse. Both men believe they can save her. But only one of them can reach her.
Greed by Chris Ryan ( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Fresh out of the SAS, Matt Browning is down on his luck. He owes half a million pounds and if he doesn't get the money soon, he dies. From nowhere, he is offered a lifeline. A hit on al-Qaeda, sanctioned and helped by M15. Matt gathers a small team of former SAS men to steal $10 million in gold and diamonds from the world's most deadly terrorist organisation. M15 will give them all the equipment and information they need and no charges will ever be pressed. Matt thinks it's the perfect crime. Safe, quick, and patriotic. But after the money is stolen, the killing starts.
One good turn by Chris Ryan ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
An injured soldier wakes up in a dark damp basement to discover that he has lost his memory and is found guilty of cowardice, impersonating a fellow soldier, and theft.
Blackout by Chris Ryan ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Blackout--three cities all lose power and noone claims responsibility. the fear is of an imminent terrorist attack. Josh Harding is a tough SAS soldier. Yet his disregard for authority has landed him a secondment to MI6's anti-terrorist unit. In the wake of the mysterious "Three Cities" attacks, Josh finds himself on the way to the USA, on the trail of a pair of intrepid young hackers who are out to try and make themselves a fortune, and who are in grave danger from those who would kill for the secrets they have managed to uncover--how to control the power of the Western world.
Stand by, stand by by Chris Ryan ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Zero option by Chris Ryan ( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 246 libraries worldwide
SAS Sergeant Geordie Sharp is required to undertake two top-secret missions, in the full knowledge that if they go wrong the authorities will deny all involvement. In the first he commands a hit team on a Black (100% non-attributive) task assigned to the SAW, the Reginment's ultra-secret Subversive Action Wing. Returning to base, Sharp finds he is to carry out a high-level political assassination in mainland Britain. If he fails, his four-year-old son will die at the hands of the IRA.
Who dares wins by Chris Ryan ( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Sam and Jacob Redman. Two brothers, SAS through and through. When Jacob is booted from the Regiment for one moment of madness he disappears. Not even his family knows where he is or if he is alive. All the is about to change. Sam is ordered to conduct a dangerous mission which leads him to a choice between his unit and his brother.
Blackout : Chris Ryan by Chris Ryan ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The Kremlin device by Chris Ryan ( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 237 libraries worldwide
For the first time in history the SAS is assigned a task in Russia. The aim of Operation Nimrod is to train leaders and instructors of Tiger One, a new Spetznaz Unit created to combat the ever-increasing threat of the criminal gangs known collectively as the Mafiya. Then, during final briefing in Hereford, Sharp finds that his orders contain a sinister hidden agenda.
Tenth man down by Chris Ryan ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
When as SAS team is sent to train government troops in Kamanga, a war-torn republic in southern Africa, Geordie Sharp is caught up in his most dangerous assignment. Rebel forces have seized Kamanga's diamond mines. The crack government unit is to recover these assets, with Geordie's squad providing back-up. However, a witch doctor has predicted that ten whites are going to die - and the prediction starts to come true.
The kill zone by Chris Ryan ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Twister by Chris Ryan ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Outbreak by Chris Ryan ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Ben Tracey is looking forward to spending the summer in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where his father has been hired to examine the valuable mineral Coltan that's being mined there. They soon realise that the people living in the village near the mine are frightened and it doesn't take long for Ben and his father to discover why: behind the door of every hut there is at least one person dying or seriously ill, and no one seems to be doing anything to help.
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