Ryan Drake

by 3 books in this series
An experienced special forces operative, and later a CIA paramilitary officer, Ryan Drake is a man who finds people who don't want to be found. Once a soldier in the British Army, he now works for the CIA as a 'shepherd' - an elite investigation team that finds and brings home missing agents.
#1 - Redemption
#1 - Redemption
Introducing Ryan Drake - think Jason Bourne meets Jack Reacher...If you like Lee Child, Vince Flynn and David Baldacci, you will love this riveting and unputdownable thriller from bestselling author Will Jordan.

'Entertaining' - The Telegraph
'I can honestly say that I couldn't put this book down.' -- ***** Reader review
'Just builds and builds and the climax [is] thrilling.' -- ***** Reader review
'Top-notch' -- ***** Reader review
'This book does not let up. It hits the gas and it doesn't let up on the pedal.' -- ***** Reader review


Ryan Drake
is a man who finds people who don't want to be found.

Once a soldier in the British Army, he now works for the CIA, leading an elite investigation team that tracks down missing agents. But his latest mission - to free a prisoner codenamed Maras and bring her back onto US soil within forty-eight hours - is more dangerous than anything his team has attempted before.

But it's when the mission is successfully completed that the real danger for Drake begins. Faced with a terrible threat, he is forced to go on the run with Maras - a veteran agent scarred by years of brutal imprisonment.

Hunted by his former comrades and those willing to do anything to protect a deadly secret, Drake is left with no choice but to trust a dangerous woman he barely knows.

For he has only one chance to save those he loves and time is running out...

Drake will return in Sacrifice.
#2 - Sacrifice
#2 - Sacrifice
Let bestselling author Will Jordan take you on a break-neck speed ride with CIA agent Ryan Drake in this compelling and unmissable thriller. Fans of Lee Child, Vince Flynn and David Baldacci will love this!

'Entertaining' - The Telegraph

'Engrossing' -- ***** Reader review
'A real page-turner' -- ***** Reader review
'From the start Mr Jordan weaves a spell - the action is fast and believable' -- ***** Reader review
'Creative plot played out at a relentless pace - great stuff, Mr Jordan!' -- ***** Reader review
'Great book that will have you keep turning the pages' -- ***** Reader review
'Superb from start to finish' -- ***** Reader review

Afghanistan, 2008
: a Black Hawk helicopter carrying a senior CIA operative is shot down by a surface to air missile, its lone passenger taken hostage by a fanatical new insurgent group.

Knowing this man holds information vital to the ongoing conflict, the CIA bring in Ryan Drake and his elite Shepherd team to find and rescue their lost operative.

But nothing is what it seems, and within hours of arriving in the war-torn country, Drake and his team find themselves caught in a deadly conflict between a brutal terrorist warlord and the ruthless leader of a private military company.

And lurking in the shadows is a woman from Drake's past determined to settle old scores...
#3 - Betrayal
#3 - Betrayal
If you are looking for an adrenalin-fuelled, blood-pumping, break-neck speed thriller then look no further than Will Jordan's third novel featuring British CIA agent Ryan Drake. Compelling, unputdownable and unforgettable, it's perfect for fans of Lee Child, Vince Flynn and David Baldacci!

'Entertaining' - The Telegraph

'The writing is excellent and I found it hard to put down' -- ***** Reader review
'Gripping from start to finish'-- ***** Reader review
'Could not put the book down'-- ***** Reader review
'Excellent read - Will Jordan does not disappoint'-- ***** Reader review
'Ryan Drake - a sure winner' -- ***** Reader review


Washington, DC. Former soldier and elite CIA operative Ryan Drake is heading out for dinner when he witnesses a sniper attack on a crowded freeway.

A motorcade full of Russian Federal Security Force members - in Washington for a top level conference with their US counterparts - has been ambushed. Many have been killed and worst of all, Drake discovers that the leader of the strike team was Anya - the dangerous and enigmatic woman he once risked everything to protect.

Drake cannot believe her capable of such an atrocity but with the Russians baying for blood and tensions rising, Drake and his depleted team head for Siberia to discover the truth.

And here he must confront the terrifying possibility that Anya's betrayal will unmask secrets greater and more devastating than he could ever have imagined.

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