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Patrick W. O'Bryon
Writer. Traveler. Europhile, especially Italy and France. Hobbies: rescuing animals from abuse, abandonment and mistreatment, and being sous chef around the kitchen to my chef de cuisine wife.
Corridor of Darkness, A Novel of Nazi Germany (paperback)
Tag Archives: National Socialism
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE RYAN LEMMON, SPY
Posted on August 21, 2022 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
Many of you have asked for some factual background on the man who inspired this multi-faceted and multi-talented character in the Corridor of Darkness novels. In his postwar years my father, Dr. Leonard O’Bryon, was known as a beloved professor … Continue reading →
DON’T LOOK NOW, BUT COVERT OPERATIVE RYAN LEMMON MAY BE TAILING YOU AGAIN!
Posted on August 17, 2022 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
From time to time interested readers have been asking when a new sequel to the Corridor of Darkness trilogy might appear. After all, three years (and a pandemic) have passed since publication of novel number four in the series, Echoes … Continue reading →
HOW THE BOOK COVERS COME TOGETHER!
Posted on November 29, 2015 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
From time to time readers have asked how the covers to my novels come together. What you see above is the original proposal for Corridor of Darkness, the first book of the series, designed by Gabrielle Prendergast. Its evocative imagery convinced me to choose her creative … Continue reading →
FULCRUM OF MALICE in PAPERBACK!
Posted on November 25, 2015 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
For all who have asked when they can order the print version of Fulcrum of Malice, Volume 3 of the Corridor of Darkness trilogy, it’s here at last… To order the trade paperback edition, click on FULCRUM OF MALICE For the eBook edition, … Continue reading →
CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS, a Novel of Nazi Germany, TAKES BRONZE IN INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS COMPETITION!
Posted on May 7, 2014 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
My first novel inspired by the espionage adventures of my father, Corridor of Darkness, a Novel of Nazi Germany, received a bronze medal today in the Suspense/Thriller category of the 18th annual 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards competition, the world’s largest book awards contest. … Continue reading →
CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS, A Novel of Nazi Germany, NOW IN BOOKSTORES
Posted on April 4, 2014 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
To all you fans of the Ryan Lemmon espionage story, thank you, thank you, thank you! Your enthusiastic response as readers and reviewers has been truly heartwarming, and is driving outstanding on-line book sales of both the paperback and eBook versions … Continue reading →
CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS WINS TOP AWARDS FOR QUALITY FICTION!
Posted on December 14, 2013 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
Two highly-respected professional reviewing groups dedicated to acknowledging quality independent fiction have recognized my debut espionage thriller Corridor of Darkness: A Novel of Nazi Germany with their top awards. Awesome Indies (AIA) gives the novel its gold Seal of Excellence, with one of their … Continue reading →
AND NOW FOR ALL YOU eBOOK READERS…CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS!
Posted on November 12, 2013 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
Many of you loyal friends, followers and readers have been waiting to hear that CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS: a Novel of Nazi Germany, is NOW AVAILABLE FOR YOUR KINDLE OR iPAD! Click here to find the ebook: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GLFIS0W And here to … Continue reading →
READY TO ENTER THE CORRIDOR?
Posted on November 7, 2013 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS. A Novel of Nazi Germany. “…rife with historical intrigue…” – Kirkus Reviews Coming this weekend to Amazon.com.
Goes Round, Comes Round: Third Excerpt from Corridor of Darkness
Posted on January 17, 2013 by Patrick W. O'Bryon
Dieter Sprenger was ebullient. It certainly wasn’t the weather that buoyed his spirits. Clouds hung low overhead, he bent his head against a biting wind blowing in off the Baltic, and the acrid smell of torched buildings still etched his … Continue reading →
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