Nick Pengelley is the author of the political thrillers Ryder and Ryder: American Treasure. Australian by birth, he's had careers in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom as a law professor, legal consultant, and analyst on Middle East politics, which is his passion. Pengelley lives in Toronto.
||Ryder: Bird of Prey, published by Harper Collins Canada, July 21, 2015 (paperback).
||Ryder: Bird of Prey, published by Alibi, May 6, 2015 (ebook).
“[Nick] Pengelley sets an unconventional story loose on and below the streets of London. With his unusual heroine, the author rejects the clichés of action-adventure thrillers and delivers a surprisingly entertaining read.”
- Library Journal (starred review)
"A cracking spy caper." - Naben Ruthnum, National Post
“An exciting thriller with characters that you can’t help but like . . . a thrill-a-minute story . . . well worth reading . . . Pengelley has a hit with the character of Ayesha Ryder.” - Fresh Fiction
“This fast-paced crime/political thriller not only is timely for today’s Israeli-Palestinian conflicts but it delves into historical events that helped shape the way the region’s political climate has evolved. . . . Get ready for an edge-of-your-seat ride featuring a kick-butt heroine bent on justice . . . I had a blast reading Ryder.” - Popcorn Reads