Chris Ryan


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hero as a man,god as a writer total respect and gratitude goes out to him.

>>By chris smith   (Thursday, 24 Apr 2003 03:22)

What is the biography of Chris Ryane?

>>By Aghapoor   (Saturday, 26 Apr 2003 13:53)

Had to say:
One that got away = 9/10
Kremlin Device = 10/10
Stand by Stand by = 9/10 (mainly for the ending!)
10th Man Down =0/10 (got bored a few chapters in I'm afraid and put it down)

Ultimate Force on ITV1 however, was excellent.

>>By Sheba   (Monday, 19 May 2003 00:54)

Crummy, only heard about Chris's place yesterday.

Hi Sheba, you here too?

Get your Tenth Man Down out and start reading again. It's a very good book and super ending.

I agree with you about Ultimate Force. The film shoots had a professional edge the like we don't get to see in budget movies. And I did like Chris Ryan. He's a really nice bloke. So easy going, and his Geordie accent is not that strong. If any thing it's been corrrupted to quite a sexy lilt by that same Hereford drawl as Andy McNab.

talk soon

>>By georgia   (Thursday, 22 May 2003 08:58)

same Hereford drawl as Andy Mcnab has acquired. Not so much saaf London any more.

I missed what I wanted to say due to being a tad rat-assed this morning after Matrix Reloaded. (Perks of being in the biz.) It was amazing and.........well, wait til you see it as I'm sure will. They were all there, any one who is any one, including a few of guess who we love reading.

>>By georgia   (Thursday, 22 May 2003 09:06)

what did you think of "Greed" ? I liked it, not his best one, but still interesting and a good twist at the end

>>By Lee   (Wednesday, 18 Jun 2003 14:27)

i haven't read any of his books but own tenth man down is it a good read?

>>By christina   (Thursday, 19 Jun 2003 19:11)

tenth man down is a heavy book but its a shame about whinger

>>By yo   (Saturday, 21 Jun 2003 01:26)

what do you mean by 'heavy'?

>>By christina   (Tuesday, 24 Jun 2003 19:37)

the slang u know it means its a good book just take my word for it

>>By yo   (Wednesday, 25 Jun 2003 18:32)

ok then

>>By christina   (Wednesday, 25 Jun 2003 18:56)

if u get bored wit it jus keep on readin cuse it gets much better

>>By yo   (Wednesday, 25 Jun 2003 20:04)

but its not as good as the watchman

>>By yo   (Wednesday, 25 Jun 2003 20:06)

is that by him aswell?

>>By christina   (Wednesday, 25 Jun 2003 20:44)

yeh it was published in 2001 and is about an undercover operative in the IRA but i will say no more

>>By yo   (Friday, 27 Jun 2003 20:52)

am reading the hit list at the moment is that good it seems so, so far

>>By christina   (Sunday, 29 Jun 2003 16:55)

to be honest wit u i aint read that yet but i want to

>>By yo   (Monday, 30 Jun 2003 00:03)

just finished it and it was great!
how many charahcters has chris ryan got going because in the hit list its neil slater and in the other ones i own tenth man down goerdie sharp and land of fire mark black (i havent read them yet) does he continue with the characters or does he just make new ones up each book

>>By christina   (Wednesday, 2 Jul 2003 19:41)

the first 4 were geordie sharp but in all his latest books he's invented new characters but i wish he would do one last book about geordie sharp and make it so he gets killed at the end

>>By yo   (Sunday, 13 Jul 2003 17:57)

do you think he will ever go back to any of his new charachters and carry them on? i hope he does!

>>By christina   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 18:27)

Hey there, Christina, Yo, Sheba, and Lee...

Found this article today -- about top ten best selling books right now in Britain. CR's Greed is number one.

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>>By am-i-binned   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 18:42)

hi fancy seeing you here!

>>By christina   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 19:05)

of all the gin joints in all the world....

>>By Paul R   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 19:50)

lol paul R
so which one should i read next zero option, stand by stand by ,tenth man down or land of fire?

>>By christina   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 19:57)

read them in order if you can. Stand By, Stand By, Zero Option, The Kremlin Device, then Tenth Man Down. After that they are stand alones. I highly recommend The Watchman- it's a great read.

take care, speak soon

>>By Paul R   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 20:06)

Hey.... all the regulars from the McNab-board. Howdy!

>>By ortlieb   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 20:12)

howdy to you too. you a CR fan ortlieb?

>>By Paul R   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 20:18)

wow we should really stop meeting like this lol!

>>By christina   (Monday, 14 Jul 2003 20:32)

Paul R:
Well, I've read a few of his fiction novels as well as TOTGA. Yes, I'm suppose I am a bit of a fan of CR, but I enjoy reading all books containing stuff about the SAS any author. I'm currently reading CQB by Mike Curtis, and I'm very pleased so far.
I'm about to order Remote Control by AM, because I haven't read any of his fiction novels yet.
The last CR-book I read was The Watchman, and was impressed! Great plot with surprising turns and twists. The Hit List was also very good, but I've forgotten who the main character was.

Am I right about the following? :
These books are linked with the same lead character, Geordie Sharpe: Stand by - stand by, Zero Option, The Kremlin Device and Tenth Man Down.
Then came the stand-alones; The Hit List, The Watchman and now finally Greed.
Am I correct?

I also bought Chris Ryan's SAS Fitness Guide. Hehe... it has great workout-routines though.
He certainly knows what he's talking about.

>>By ortlieb   (Tuesday, 15 Jul 2003 00:18)

Oops, forgot Land of Fire....

>>By ortlieb   (Tuesday, 15 Jul 2003 00:20)

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