(CreateSpace) A modern retelling of the medieval legend of Faust, this novel is set in the advertising world on Madison Avenue in the 1950s and 1960s. After the protagonist is passed up for a promotion to vice president at work, his former co-worker offers him career success in exchange for his soul. The story reveals what happens when you owe the devil for your career. Ryan has written, ghostwritten, or co-authored 35 published nonfiction books.