Crime Fiction Series and Why They Work So Well – April 29, 2019

Real Detective. Real Crime. Fiction. Crime Fiction Series and Why They Work So Well. Desmond P. Ryan is the author of a new series launched in September 2018. Des's stories come from years as a detective with Toronto Police Service. Des now teaches Police Foundations at Humber College and writes the DC Mike O'Shea series while his two-year-old naps.

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The CSI-ing of Real Crime Investigation and Prosecution – Mar. 25, 2019

Real Detective. Real Crime. Fiction. The CSI-ing of Real Crime Investigation and Prosecution. How crime fiction novels, movies and television shows impact real life investigations. Desmond P. Ryan is the author of a new series launched in September 2018. Des's stories come from years as a detective with Toronto Police Service. Des now teaches Police Foundations at Humber College and writes the DC Mike O'Shea series while his two-year-old-naps.

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Women in Crime Fiction – Feb. 25, 2019

Real Detective. Real Crime. Fiction. Women in Crime Fiction. Victims, Side-kicks, Femme Fatales, and Heroes Desmond P. Ryan is the author of a new series launched in September 2018. Des's stories come from years as a detective with Toronto Police Services. Des now teaches Police Foundations at Humber College and writes the DC Mike O'Shea series while his two-year-old naps.

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“Death Before Coffee” – Book Release – Feb. 8, 2019

Death Before Coffee weaves a homicide investigation through the life of an inner-city police detective intent on balancing his responsibilities as a son, brother, and newly single father with his sworn oath of duty. When faced with death, Mike is forced to make decisions that stir up old memories, compelling him to confront the choice to hold on or let go. Real Detective. Real Crime. Fiction.

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Introduction to Crime Fiction – Jan. 28, 2019

Real Detective. Real Crime. Fiction. Introduction to Crime Fiction. Noir, Police Procedural, Cozy and why we love them. Desmond P. Ryan is the author of a new series launched in September 2018. Des's stories come from years as a detective with Toronto Police Service. Des now teaches Police Foundations at Humber College and writes the DC Mike O'Shea series while his two-year-old naps. Visit realdesmondryan.com

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