WorldCat Identities

O'Bryan, Laurence

Overview
Works: 12 works in 32 publications in 6 languages and 376 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.O984, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laurence O'Bryan
The Jerusalem puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Behind Lady Tunshuq's Palace in the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem, archaeologist Max Kaiser is found dead. In the same city, Doctor Susan Hunter, who was translating an ancient manuscript, is missing. With his girlfriend Isabel Sharp, Sean Ryan is about to piece together these two mysteries. But as they explore the ancient and troubled city, they soon find themselves drawn into a dangerous game with deadly consequences."--Page 4 of cover
The Istanbul puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sean Ryan is horrified to learn that his colleague and friend Alek Zegliwski has been savagely beheaded. His body is found hidden near the sacred archaeological site of Hagia Sophia in Instanbul. When Sean arrives in the city to identify the body, he is handed an envelope of photographs belonging to Alek and soon finds himself in grave danger. Someone wants him dead--but why? Aided by British diplomat Isabel Sharp, Sean begins to unravel the mystery of the mosaics in the photographs and inches closer to snaring Alek's assassin. But evil is at work in Istanbul and when a lethal virus is unleashed upon the city, panic spreads fast across Europe. Time is running out for Sean and Isabel. They must catch the killer before it's too late . . ." -- p. [4] of cover
The Manhattan puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Ryan is working for a top American bank piecing together an ancient puzzle when he discovers a far more explosive revelation. As he delves deeper into a web of intrigue, corruption and murder, he puts himself in grave danger ... He's kidnapped and framed as prime suspect in a gruesome murder. Unable to defend himself and nowhere to be found, it's up to his wife Isabel to save him. Can she crack the code and prove his innocence? Or will she too 'disappear', in the vaults of New York, exposed to a truly terrifying evil?
Conspiracy thriller 4 book bundle( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cairo puzzle : the last puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry warned her. "If you go to Cairo, you'll get yourself killed." But what choice does Isabel have? She has to find Sean, her missing husband, and she's discovered that a hospital in Cairo treated an American patient recently, flown to Cairo from Germany for some unexplained reason. But she's arrived at the wrong moment. A mass uprising is being crushed in Tahrir Square. The next day, an Egyptian billionaire announces a discovery at the Great Pyramid of Giza. Isabel decides to talk to him. He might help her find Sean. She ends up deep in the desert, at a camp run by the Muslim Brotherhood. They murder her driver in front of her, then ask her to carry one simple task. They will lead her to Sean if she agrees. But what they are asking goes against everything she believes in. And time is running out. The Great Pyramid of Giza provides the final piece of the puzzle, which Isabel and Sean first encountered in Istanbul. In a fabled hall, assumed by most to be an ancient myth, Isabel finds out what happened to her husband. She also discovers what lies beneath the Great Pyramid, based on real, ground penetrating archaeology, which will undermine what millions cherish as the truth
I sotterranei di Istanbul by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nuremberg puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sean Ryan discovers a terrifying conspiracy to rid Germany of its refugees. After flying to Nuremberg, he sees blood on its streets, and anger boiling over. An old friend in the city, Eleni Kibre, tells him about the anti-refugee groups spreading fast across Germany. An hour after he leaves her she is murdered. The police arrive at Sean's hotel to question him. He was the last person to see her alive. Then Eleni's partner goes missing. Can Sean stop a new genocide, or will he too become a victim? Hatred of foreigners has been buried for decades in Europe, but not deep enough. Long lost letters from Pope Pius XII to Adolf Hitler, which the Vatican is willing to do anything to retrieve, are the final pieces of this truly shocking puzzle, which Sean must solve before a modern genocide is released on the world." -- Amazon.com
The perfect murder : spine-chilling short stories for long summer nights by Jacqui Rose( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Istanbul Puzzle - Book 1 - Puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Buried deep under Istanbul, a secret is about to resurface with explosive consequences! Alex Zegliwski has been savagely beheaded. His body found in an underground archaeological dig, hidden beneath the holy temple of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. When Sean arrives in the ancient city to identify his colleague's body, he is handed an envelope of photographs belonging to Alek and soon finds himself in grave danger. Someone wants him dead but why? Aided by British diplomat Isabel Sharp, Sean begins to unravel the mystery of the mosaics in the photographs and inch closer to snaring Alek's assassin. Evil is at work and when a lethal virus is unleashed on the city, panic spreads fast. Time is running out for Sean and Isabel. They must catch the killer before it's too late. An electrifying conspiracy thriller which will entice fans of Scott Mariani, Sam Bourne and Dan Brown
Aporretos phakelos Konstantinoupole by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Greek, Modern and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Manhattan Puzzle - Book 3 - Puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A global puzzle. A secret symbol. A conspiracy that ends in death. Perfect for fans of Dan Brown's Inferno. An international cover-up that could change the course of history... Sean has been tracking a symbol from another age. It provides a clue to a barbaric conspiracy. A puzzle with an answer feared for millenia. When Isabel wakes to find Sean hasn't come home she doesn't worry. At first. But when the police turn up on her doorstep wanting to interview him, she has to make a decision. Does she keep faith in him or does she believe the evidence? The symbol Sean and Isabel have been chasing will finally be revealed in Manhattan as one of the greatest banks in the world totters. Can Isobel uncover the truth before time runs out... or will she too be murdered?
The Jerusalem Puzzle - Book 2 - Puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An archaic manuscript contains a secret, one that could change the world ... The second in the series, from the author of The Istanbul Puzzle. Behind Lady Tunshuq's Palace in the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem, archaeologist, Max Keiser, has been found dead. In the same city, Doctor Susan Hunter who was translating an ancient script discovered in Istanbul, is missing. With his girlfriend Isabel Sharp, Sean Ryan is about to piece together the mystery of his colleague Max's death and Susan's disappearance. But as they explore the ancient and troubled city, they soon find themselves drawn into a dangerous and deadly game of fire. A taut thriller in the tradition of Dan Brown and Robert Harris
 
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