W.L. Ripley

W.L. Ripley

W.L. Ripley is the author of two critically acclaimed mystery series, one featuring Wyatt Storme, an Ex-NFL star and atavistic cowboy, and the other featuring Cole Springer, an enigmatic ex-secret service agent.

Ripley is a native Missourian who has been a sportswriter, a successful high school and college basketball coach, and well-respected educator. He enjoys watching football and playing golf, spending time with friends and family, and enjoying a good cigar when his wife, Penny, allows it. He’s a father, grandfather, and unapologetic Schnauzer lover.

Ripley writes daily from his Western Missouri home. He’s also busy crafting a new Wyatt Storme novel and developing another series of books with two new heroes.

 

Books by W.L. Ripley

Hail Storme – Audiobook

Hail Storme - Audiobook

The audiobook edition of W.L. Ripley's novel, read by J. Rodney Turner

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Eye of the Storme

Eye of the Storme

Wyatt Storme investigates the rape of a young co-ed in Branson, Missouri in this action-packed, third adventure in the series.

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Storme Front

Storme Front

To help a desperate friend, ex-footballer Wyatt Storme and his hard-charging buddy Chick Easton ride shotgun on an illegal gun shipment...and things go very wrong. The second novel in the action-packed series.

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Reviews For W.L. Ripley

Real People Don’t Talk Like That 5.0

Ripley is the blue-collar Elmore Leonard, toiling in the workaday world of the genre mainstream but turning out finely crafted caper novels featuring nimble, fast-talking protagonists who see larceny as an opportunity for good clean fun.

Booklist

Real People Don’t Talk Like That 5.0

Ripley succeeds in creating characters about whom we care

Washington Times

Real People Don’t Talk Like That 5.0

For those of us who still feel an ache for the immortal John D, there might finally be a replacement on the horizon.

Tampa Tribune

Real People Don’t Talk Like That 5.0

His dialogue sparkles, with nearly every scene having a clever reversal in it that approaches poetry.

Jeremiah Healy

Real People Don’t Talk Like That 5.0

Ripley is a powerhouse in the mystery field.

Tulsa World

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