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About JC Ryan
Since the publication of his first book, The Tenth Cycle, JC Ryan's books received high acclaim from readers who bought more than 800,000 of his books and read more than 57 million pages.
Ryan has been married to his college sweetheart since 1978. They have two daughters, two sons-in-law, and one grandchild.
Before he started writing mystery-suspense novels, Ryan got a military degree and served as an officer in the military for seven years before a crippling back injury forced him to change careers. He returned to university, studied law, and became a lawyer, running his own private practice for more than fifteen years before he moved to another country, became an IT project manager, and finally, in 2014, got the opportunity to pursue his lifelong dream of being a writer.
If you want to know more about JC Ryan and when his next book will come out, please visit his website at http://www.jcryanbooks.com, where you can download free eBooks and sign up to receive an email when he is about to release a new book.
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Rex Dalton and his dog, Digger, visited the island of Olib in Croatia.
A girl was murdered.
The police said it was her boyfriend who stabbed her to death, but Rex and Digger had no doubt they were making a big mistake.
Dalton decided to conduct his own investigation and bring the real killer to justice.
NO DOUBT is a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the seventh book in the electrifying new Rex Dalton series.
His requests to his superiors to wipe out the drug stores, labs, and drug lords, fall on deaf ears.
With no time to waste, and US politicians failing to act, Rex takes matters into his own hands and stirs up a hornet’s nest. One so deadly even Rex, one of the world’s most lethal assassins, might not survive.
THE POWER OF THREE is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the second book in the electrifying new Rex Dalton series.
What the terrorists didn’t know was on that fateful day they also succeeded in creating their worst nightmare.
No one knew who he was, what he looked like, where he came from, nor who he worked for. He was a sniper who could take a target out from eight-hundred yards to a mile. He could kill with a long gun, short gun, or no gun. He was lethal with edged weapons, explosives, poisons, or no weapon at all. Targets could be executed from afar or die with his breath in their faces.
Among his enemies he has many names: El Gato, the cat, Alshaytan, the Devil in Arabic, the Ghost, and many others.
His real name is Rex Dalton. He has no friends. He has no family. He has no girl. He has only one motto; don’t hate the terrorists. Instead kill them, so they can’t kill again.
THE FULCRUM is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the first book in the electrifying new Rex Dalton series.
A geologist makes an astounding discovery—the world's biggest deposit of rare-earth elements—in the remote Republic of Namibia on the west coast of Southern Africa.
But China controls ninety-seven percent of the planet's rare-earths and uses it to hold the world's electronics industry at ransom. If they discover this new find, they will go to war to maintain their monopoly.
The CIA sends a team of black ops specialists under the command of Rex Dalton, accompanied by Digger, his special forces dog, to ensure China doesn't get their hands on the mine.
Though Rex and the team try to keep the discovery a secret, it's too late to keep the Chinese from finding out. Soon, Rex and Digger are in a race against time to keep the USA and China from starting World War III and destroy the small, fledgling nation of Namibia in the process.
UNEARTHED is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the fifteenth book in the electrifying Rex Dalton series.
When an office cleaner steals candy from a bowl on a general's desk, it changes the course of history.
The President of the People's Republic of China dies while in office. A heart attack is the official cause of death.
Three days later, the Politburo announces the name of the new President.
Eight months later, the CIA disguising expert who helped Rex Dalton on his last mission in China is killed in her home in Virginia. The next day, Josh Farley and his wife, Marissa, are abducted, and Rex is running out of time to save them.
Then in Beijing, an office cleaner steals candy from a bowl on a general's desk. Two weeks later, Rex Dalton and his team help a defector escape from China, and the world is heading for war.
HOLES IN THE WALL is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the thirteenth book in the electrifying Rex Dalton series and the sequel to The Shanghai Strain.
An idyllic holiday turns into a race against time when Rex has to stop a diabolical plot.
Rex, Catia, Digger, and their friends, Josh and Marissa, are on holiday in Hong Kong. The nature is breathtaking, the people enlivening, and the shopping exhilarating.
Until two ladies are attacked at Stanley Market by members of the triad group, Sun Yee On. Without hesitation, Catia, Marissa, and Digger jump into action and rescue the women.
Thus, their blissful holiday comes to a violent end. Now they’re targets of the Chinese government who wants to keep secret the hellish scheme by the President of China to gain control of the world.
THE SHANGHAI STRAIN is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the eleventh book in the electrifying Rex Dalton series.
They stole it. He’s going to take it back—by force.
In October 1943, Hitler’s SS troops surrounded Rome’s Jewish Ghetto and plundered the Jews’ most precious heritage: two ancient libraries containing unique books and manuscripts dating from before the birth of Christ, from the time of the Caesars, the emperors, and the early popes.
The Nazi ambassador to the Vatican reported to his masters in Berlin that the looting and deportations took place ‘under the Pope's windows’.
Now, Rex Dalton and his wife, Catia, and Digger, their military dog, set out on a quest to find the stolen libraries and return them to the Jewish community of Rome.
But before long, they cross paths with modern-day Nazi diehards, anti-Semites, and a secret organization of super-rich elite who will kill to keep the past a secret.
Are they looking for Rex, on some other mission, or on holiday?
Rex doesn’t have a good feeling about it. Cops, spooks, soldiers, military analysts, and many others don’t believe in coincidence, and neither does he.
It is time for him and Digger to get out of India. Rex decides to take a trip to Thailand, where he is planning to undergo cosmetic surgery to change his looks to hide from the people in his past.
Thailand is known as ‘The Land of Smiles’ and Rex finds that it is an appropriate moniker, especially so when he meets his Thai language teacher, Sunstra. Her name means ‘girl with beautiful eyes’.
Right from the beginning there are good vibes between them and they become fast friends and before long there is a romance in the making. But then things seldom work out they way they are planned. Sunstra disappears when a tsunami devastates the southern part of the country where she is visiting her family.
Rex and Digger try to find her. But then her family receives a ransom demand. She is alive but she not going to remain alive for long if her father doesn’t sign the papers to sell his land.
Rex and Digger have to race against time to rescue her before she is killed, but Sunstra’s family is not very cooperative.
SIDESWIPED is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the forth book in the electrifying new Rex Dalton series.
Then Digger introduces Rex to a beautiful French girl, not once, but twice. Soon, Rex and the girl become good friends. Then she disappears, and Rex is accused of having something to do with it.
Thus, begins a series of dramatic and life-threatening events with international repercussions with Rex, Digger and the French girl in the center of it.
THE FRENCH GIRL is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the sixth book in the electrifying new Rex Dalton series.
The Cold War between the US and China is heating up as China is getting more vocal and aggressive with its demands.
Rex Dalton and his team are sent on a covert mission to recruit one of the People's Liberation Army's most senior generals to spy for the CIA.
But then it is discovered that China is facing a famine much worse than the Great Chinese Famine of 1959 to 1961, during which thirty million people starved to death. A hellish abyss of food insecurity and starvation—the breeding ground for war.
The world is watching with bated breath as US-China relations are spiraling out of control towards war.
Rex's mission has to succeed--the world depends on it—but time is running out.
THE ABYSS is a full-length novel, a nail-biting thriller by best-selling author JC Ryan. It is the fourteenth book in the electrifying Rex Dalton series and the sequel to Holes In The Wall.
A delusional genius bent on restoring an empire must be stopped.
Rex, Catia, and Digger are on Rhodes Island, Greece, when an assassin kills two people right in front of their eyes.
They jump into action to help. The assassin flees, but Rex and Digger give chase, and when they catch up with her, she commits suicide.
Back at their hotel, while busy reporting the incident to John Brandt, three masked men storm into their room with guns blazing.
Thus, the trio is drawn into a CIA operation to uncover the identity and whereabouts of a terrorist mastermind about to unleash death and destruction across Europe.