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Ian Walkley

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I had wanted to write novels since my teenage days, but like many people, I pursued a career, in my case covering social and consumer research and business development.

When I started No Remorse in 2008, in my spare time, I was a director of a national market research agency. Writing about consumer behaviour was something I did regularly, both for client reports, and as a contributor in the national e-magazine Marketing Update. I had also some years earlier co-authored and edited two published books on small business.

Creative writing, I discovered, is an entirely different beast from business writing. I attended writers' courses, read lots of books about writing fiction, and talked to other writers.

I enjoy applying my experience as a consum...more


At the Book Expo America on 1 June 2013, I was presented with the prize for Best Mystery/Suspense Novel in the 2013 Indie Reader Discovery Awards.

The IRDA Awards were established to recognise outstanding indie published books from around the globe. The Awards were presented in New York at Book Expo America, the world’s second biggest publishing and book show.

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Average rating: 4.00 · 61 ratings · 30 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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" No Remorse is a fast paced thriller that grabs you from the start and doesn’t let go until the end. It’s an action packed story with strong characters, and has an amazing plot that at times was quite disturbing. The current day references make thi... " Read more of this review »
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" I was lucky enough to get a copy of the book and I loved it. I still can't believe that No Remorse is a debut novel. Ian Walkley has produced a complex thriller that has it all: exotic settings, action, and realistic characters. The plot is believ... " Read more of this review »
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" Lee McCloud (Mac), Military and special ops has gathered some of his friends to try and rescue the daughter of a friend and her friend who had been kidnapped by Mexican bandits. The ransom/rescue goes bad and two girls( not the daughter and friend... " Read more of this review »
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"I've reduced the price of my novel No Remorse during December from $3.99 to $0.99. Kirkus Reviews says about the book: "Walkley’s beefy prose and rous...more "
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message 1: by Dusko

Dusko Doder congrats on the nice Kirkus review, Ian. I'd like to invited you to be my friend, but I don't know how to do it. cheers dusko


message 2: by Ian

Ian Walkley Thanks Dusko
I've invited you, so just agree.
Hope your book is going well.
Do you have a publisher of the paperback in Australia?
Cheers
Ian


Dusko wrote: "congrats on the nice Kirkus review, Ian. I'd like to invited you to be my friend, but I don't know how to do it. cheers dusko"


Sandie Ian: Both my husband and I think that NO REMORSE is one of the best books we've read in ages. Hope that one of those Hollywood types read it and see the potential for a blockbuster movie. In the meantime I'm telling anyone who will listen that this is a must for their TBR list.


message 4: by Ian

Ian Walkley Sandie wrote: "Ian: Both my husband and I think that NO REMORSE is one of the best books we've read in ages. Hope that one of those Hollywood types read it and see the potential for a blockbuster movie. In the..."

Thanks Sandie. I show people your review all the time. I also got a great Kirkus Review.
Cheers
Ian


message 5: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Ian. Thanks so much for Friending me here. How's the writing going with you?


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