R.J. Ellory

Hard work, constancy of purpose, darn fine stories and a dash of whiskey

DoubleDare is very pleased to introduce the best-selling novelist RJ Ellory

He is the author of fourteen novels published by Orion UK, available in twenty-six languages. You can find the English editions of his books here, the French editions here, the Dutch titles here and the German titles here.


Candlemoth (2003)

Ghostheart (2004)

A Quiet Vendetta (2005)

City of Lies (2006)

A Quiet Belief in Angels (2007)

A Simple Act of Violence (2008)

The Anniversary Man (2009)

Saints of New York (2010)

Bad Signs (2011)

A Dark and Broken Heart (2012)

Carnival of Shadows (2013)

The Devil and the River (2013)

Mockingbird Songs (2014)

KIngs of America (2017)


He has won the Livre De Poche Award, the Strand Magazine Novel of The Year, the Mystery Booksellers of America Award, the Inaugural Nouvel Observateur Prize, the Quebec Laureat, the Prix Du Roman Noir, the Plume d'Or for Thriller Internationale 2016, the Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year, both the St. Maur and Villeneuve Readers’ Prizes, the Balai d'Or 2016, and has twice won the Grand Prix des Lecteurs. He has received a further seven international award nominations include two Barrys, the 813 Trophy, and the Europeen Du Point.


You can find a fuller account of RJ Ellory's rich, interesting and, on occasion, incredibly tough life here.

We thought it worth mentioning in passing that Roger is also guitarist, lyricist, composer and lead singer with the band Whiskey Poets


Email rogerjonellory@gmail.com

Website www.rjellory.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/rjellory