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R. J. Ellory - Author


R.J. Ellory is a critically acclaimed author whose novels include the bestselling A Quiet Belief in Angels, which was a Richard & Judy Book Club selection and won the Nouvel Observateur Crime Fiction Prize. Ellory's novels have been translated into twenty-six languages, and he has won the USA Excellence Award for Best Mystery, the Strand Magazine Best Thriller 2009, the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year for A Simple Act of Violence, the St Maur Prize, the Avignon Readers' Prize, the Livre de Poche Award and the Quebec Laureat. He has been shortlisted for a further thirteen awards in numerous countries, including four Daggers from the UK Crime Writers' Association. Despite the American setting of his novels, Ellory is British and currently lives in England with his wife and son.

He has also written books under the name Roger Jon Ellory, which can be viewed by clicking here.

In 2011 R. J. Ellory was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library, awarded to an author for a body of work.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by R. J. Ellory

Kings of America by R. J. Ellory
Kings of America
R. J. Ellory
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. New York in 1930 is a teeming abyss of crime and idealism at the outset of Roger Ellory's first novel in some time. Fleeing his home soil folllowing a momentous crime,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017
Kings of America by R. J. Ellory
Kings of America
R. J. Ellory
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. New York in 1930 is a teeming abyss of crime and idealism at the outset of Roger Ellory's first novel in some time. Fleeing his home soil folllowing a momentous crime,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017
Carnival of Shadows by R. J. Ellory
Carnival of Shadows
R. J. Ellory
Senior Special Agent Travis was just 15 when his mother murdered his very violent father. He learnt very early on to keep his emotions to himself and believes totally in upholding the law to the letter. His case here concerns...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
A Carnival of Shadows by R. J. Ellory
A Carnival of Shadows
R. J. Ellory
Senior Special Agent Travis was just 15 when his mother murdered his very violent father. He learnt very early on to keep his emotions to himself and believes totally in upholding the law to the letter. His case here concerns...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
The Devil and the River by R. J. Ellory
The Devil and the River
R. J. Ellory
A beautiful and vivacious 16-year old girl, Nancy, disappears in 1954. In 1974 her body, preserved and showing signs of ritual killing, surfaces. The sheriff landed with the case is a Vietnam veteran still suffering from the trauma of war. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
A Dark and Broken Heart by R. J. Ellory
A Dark and Broken Heart
R. J. Ellory
A dark and atmospheric noir thriller from the award-winning author of A Quiet Belief in Angels. A thief steals from other thieves, hoping for the perfect crime as they aren't likely to go to the police. But the robbery...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013

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