Around a decade ago we published ian graham s blisteringly good fantasy debut. He has also written graphic novels retelling classic tales by william shakespeare and daniel defoe. Overall, ian grahams monument is a fantasy novel that captures the. When a planned meeting with an old friend goes horribly wrong, declan finds himself on the run from a shadowy conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep their evil intentions a closely guarded secret.
About ian ian graham author of the black shuck thriller. They consist of tall, sculpted stone shafts and are often associated with low circular stones referred to as altars, although their actual function is uncertain. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the path of the hawk. Ian graham is a fantasy author living in the north of england. Ian james alastair graham 19232017, longtime peabody scholar and resident of cambridge, died peacefully on august 1st, 2017, in suffolk england at the age of 93. Ian graham graham,ian used books, rare books and new books find all books by ian graham and compare prices find signed collectible books by ian graham choose your own video. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Monument is a bit different to other books ive read in an awesome way. The peabody museum of archaeology and ethnology presents a book launch for ian grahams memoir the road to ruins on sunday march 27, 2011 from 4 to 6 pm at the peabody museum 11 divinity ave. Find out more about this and other fantasy adventures at uk.
Global warming, a very peculiar history ebook by ian. When not writing, he is usually playing folk guitar badly or longdistance running slowly. Billy graham warns of fire and brimstone in final book. Monument, my first novel, is now available in ebook from orbit books. He managed to do well and achieve much more as an officer, but now he is a fulltime author who has joined. Maya stelae singular stela are monuments that were fashioned by the maya civilization of ancient mesoamerica.
Nov 19, 2015 around a decade ago we published ian grahams blisteringly good fantasy debut. For years, declan mciver has lived under the radar married to a beautiful woman and operating a successful business but that life is about to change. A drunken vagrant, consumed by greed, steals an artifact of unimaginable powerand finds the fate of the world thrust onto his shoulders. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading monument.
Ian mcewan on his novel nutshell books podcast books. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. In his eyes there is only greed, and in his heart only bitterness. Many stelae were sculpted in low relief, although plain monuments are found throughout the maya region. Keep your eye on this author, hes going to be a big name in thrillers before long. Buy monument paperback softback by ian graham isbn. My best book of the moon by graham, ian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now. An exlibrary book and may have standard library stamps andor stickers. Monument ian graham 9780441012633 books monument ian graham 9780441012633 book. Plotwise, the book is fairly straightforward throughout with the main.
It recounts the story of ballas, a vagrant who challenges luck and fate by actions immoral and risky. A vagrant betrays a priests kindness by stealing an artifact from the chu. Finally, ian graham seems to be from the same mold as those british adventurers and explorers that went before him, making it fitting that he is also alfred maudslays biographer. In 1958 ian graham drove his black 1927 rollsroyce torpedo into mexico, and began a love affair with the ancient maya that was to last more than half a. Ian mcewan on his novel nutshell books podcast presented by claire armitstead and produced by susannah tresilian fri 2 sep 2016. Ian graham is an experienced author of illustrated nonfiction books on a wide range of topics, including aviation and spaceflight. Monument by ian graham and a great selection of related books.
The road to ruins is a must read for anyone who enjoys a tale well told. The path of the hawk is a prequel to his first novel, monument. A guide to buying the best video system for your money. Ian graham is the author of the ultimate book of imposters, as well as more than 200 childrens nonfiction books on a wide range of topics. But when word reaches him that the woman he loves is involved in a plan to detonate a bomb on the queens birthday, he takes it upon himself to save her and hundreds of others from certain death. He is an adjunct associate professor in the school of nursing at queens university, kingston, ontario. Join facebook to connect with ian graham leask and others you may know.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The younger graham, who is now president of the billy graham evangelistic association, was at the billy graham library in charlotte, n. Ian grahams biography, bibliography, list of books, with the current titles, summaries, covers, excerpts, author notes, and availability. Im very pleased to be joined today by a really fantastic writer, ian graham. See all books authored by ian graham, including you wouldnt want to be on apollo.
When ballas robs a temple and steals an important artifact, he sets in motion events that spiral downwards and put him in. Monument is different from may books in the genre owing to the askew morality of the protagonist, ballas being a. Ian graham is an archaeologist dedicated to the preservation and cataloguing of maya relics. It featured an antihero the likes of which wed never seen before, and david gemmell called it the most exciting fantasy of the year, adding that graham was a magnificent storyteller. For anyone who ever wanted to be an archaeologist, ian graham could be a hero. Ian howes maxtonegraham born july 3, 1959 is an american television writer and producer. And there are people who seek to hasten his journey there. In 1958 ian graham drove his black 1927 rollsroyce torpedo into mexico, and began a love affair with the ancient maya that was to last more than half a century. Monument by ian graham meet your next favorite book.
Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. Monument by ian graham book cover, description, publication history. My best book of the moon by graham, ian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Published by macmillan childrens books 06031992 1992. He started writing at fifteen and has never stoppedhis office is.
Ian graham author of the black shuck thriller series. When ballas robs a temple and steals an important artifact, he sets in motion events that spiral downwards and put him in a series of awful situations. Monument ian graham 9780441012633 books download as pdf. The stories and characters he writes about are centered on the explosive conflicts created when the three intersect. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. In 25 years, he has written more than 200 books and numerous magazine articles. A drunken vagrant, consumed by greed, steals an artifact of unimaginable. When a young priest saves him from a beating in the street. Ian graham writes the kind of stories i want to read. An actionpacked grimdark fantasy recommended by david gemmell and full of magic and adventure now in ebook for the very first time. Graham ison has been involved in some espionage cases as well as guarding us presidents and crowned heads when they visited britain. Ian lived a marvelous, adventurous, and productive life and has been recognized as a maverick genius, the last explorer, and a fierce advocate as well as a guiding force in the protection and preservation of. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app.
Monument by ian graham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Monument is a masterpiece of storytelling a new classic of fantasy fiction, now in ebook for the first time. Discount prices on books by john graham, including titles like culture and society from within. A very peculiar history book 26 thanks for sharing.
Ian graham leask was born and raised in the london area. The peabody museum of archaeology and ethnology presents a book launch for ian graham s memoir the road to ruins on sunday march 27, 2011 from 4 to 6 pm at the peabody museum 11 divinity ave. Graham combines the study of maya epigraphy and sculptural art with longterm field studies in guatemala, british honduras, western honduras, belize, and southern mexico. Around a decade ago we published ian grahams blisteringly good fantasy debut. Ian graham books list of books by author ian graham.
Now he desires peace above all else and a second chance at life. Ian graham is a lifelong entrepreneur with an interest in politics, history, and religion. He has formerly written for saturday night live 19921995 and the simpsons 19952012, as well as serving as a coexecutive producer and consulting producer for the latter. Some fans have even claimed that monument predicted the current grimdark. Mar 06, 2019 monument ian graham 9780441012633 books download as pdf. Ian graham s biography, bibliography, list of books, with the current titles, summaries, covers, excerpts, author notes, and availability.1539 1433 1255 161 667 1409 1154 1575 371 1614 960 1279 655 706 1090 562 1623 247 454 1447 739 124 1519 1206 900 629 273 496 1173 213 1426 192 1062 1274 1025 1173 130 474