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After Midnight by Robert Ryan
  

After Midnight

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Ryan likes to take a piece of historical fact, mostly from World War I or II, and flesh out characters and emotions to create some very intriguing mysteries. This one has a daughter tracing her missing RAF father in Northern Italy. I like his mix of adventure, fact, fiction and romance. Heâs good.

Comparison: Robert Goddard, Gerald Seymour, Douglas Kennedy.
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Synopsis

After Midnight by Robert Ryan

In 1964, a young Australian girl, Linda Carr, is trying to track down the wreckage of the Liberator bomber in which her father died when it crashed in North Italy in 1944 during World War Two. She employs the help of Jack Kirby, a British Mosquito fighter pilot who was on operations in the area when her father died. He is now a motorcycle racer competing in the Isle of Man TT, but he is finding it hard to adjust to life during peacetime. He too was shot down during the war and spent some time helping the Italian partisans on the ground so he knows a great deal about Nazi brutality, betrayal, corruption and the settling of scores that was the partisan's life in Italy at the time. He also fell in love with Francesca, one of the partisan leaders, and he is keen to find out what happened to her and renew their affair. However, what they uncover is more dangerous and complex than either Linda or Jack could ever have imagined.

About the Author

Robert Ryan
Rob Ryan was born in Liverpool. He has written for The Face, Arena, Conde Nast Traveller, Esquire, GQ Magazine and The Sunday Times. He lives in North London with his wife and three children.

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Publication date

26th September 2005

Author

Robert Ryan

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing Ltd

Format

Paperback (b Format)
320 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Books for the Boys
Historical Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755321872

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