Always happy to hear from you.
If you have anything you'd like to tell me, or if you have any questions about my books, please send me a message and I will reply as quickly as I can. I am also very willing to give any advice to aspiring authors, but simply because of time restraints it's often difficult to read any material you might send. I look forward to hearing from you. R.J. ELLORY




'CANDLEMOTH' by R J Ellory

Originally published in the U.K. in 2003, Ellory’s searing first novel recounts how Daniel Ford came to be on death row in 1982 for beheading his best friend, Nathan Verney,… Continue reading


Just to wish each and every one of you a truly wonderful Christmas, and a happy, healthy, prosperous and successful 2013. This past year has had its ups and downs, but – as always – I have never ceased to… Continue reading


      Paul Auster once said that becoming a writer was not a ‘career decision’ like becoming a doctor or a policeman. You didn’t choose it so much as get chosen, and once you accepted the fact that you… Continue reading


Here I find a friend who does not judge.

Here I find a friend who regales and entertains, who educates, edifies, enlightens, amuses, horrifies, challenges, disturbs, comforts, consoles, identifies, relates and reasons. Here I find a friend who is there… Continue reading

The Search for Research…

‘No matter what you do, no matter how hard you try, you can never escape your own memories…’

I stand quietly ahead of a small, industrial lake. It is a cold January morning in Washington D.C. Beside me stands a… Continue reading

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