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Claire Ryan

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Claire Ryan is an Irish author and web consultant, now living in Vancouver BC. She originally wanted to just write fantasy novels for a living, but was told from a very young age that she should do something 'practical'.

That turned into a degree in Geology, a postgrad in computers, and eventually a large dose of experience and technical skills in everything from data analysis to graphic design to marketing.

After hearing the stories of authors scammed by POD companies with nothing to show for it, she started the Raynfall Agency in April 2012 in the hope of developing a better way do publishing. Her first work, The Author's Marketing Handbook, is part of her overall plan to get the basic knowledge of online marketing into the hands of as many...more


Lots of work has gone into ABookForMe over the last few weeks. I’ve got some great feedback from everyone, which I’m very happy about, and I’ve made a number of improvements. Top of the list, though, is the Amazon cache – after the rebuild, it’s finally starting to return good results, even I don’t have that many books yet.

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My total tally of books is just over 100,000. N...

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Average rating: 4.30 · 10 ratings · 6 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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Blood Ties by Richard Pitman
Blood Ties
by Richard Pitman
read in July, 2012
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I didn't enjoy this as much as I enjoyed Hunted - it's more mystery than thriller - but it's still a good solid read.

Just be prepared, like in many of Richard and Joe's books, to keep a rather excessive amount of plot straight in your head. :P
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