David H. Hendrickson

Biography

David H. Hendrickson's first novel, Cracking the Ice, was praised by Booklist as "a gripping account of a courageous young man rising above evil." He has since published Bubba Goes for Broke (writing as David Bawdy), Body Check (writing as D.H. Hendrickson), and many short stories. His fiction has appeared on multiple Kindle bestseller lists in several genres.

He's been honored with the Joe Concannon and Scarlet Quill awards for his writing on U.S. College Hockey Online, where over 400,000 readers follow his (and his colleagues') columns, stories, and features.

For more information about his writing, visit him online at www.hendricksonwriter.com where you can sign up for his mailing list and be notified of new releases.

Where to find David H. Hendrickson online


Where to buy in print


Books

Trash the Dress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Trashing their wedding dresses seems like a wild and fun way for Beth and Jenna to celebrate their anniversaries. But an unexpected visitor interrupts their plans. Beth's abusive mother haunts Beth's dress, and she appears as soon as Beth slips it on. BONUS STORY: "All Over Again" "David H. Hendrickson is one of my favorite writers." -- USA Today Bestselling Author Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Blue Note Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Max Freeman, a jazz musician, arrives in Heaven to play his version of gospel standards, but clashes with the rule that only music of worship can be performed. Freeman's virtuosity draws attention to himself, not to God. One admirer remains: Johann Sebastian Bach, whose sacred works are revered even while his secular works are banned. Improvisational sparks fly. The serpent is loose.
Cracking the Ice
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1968, at the height of the Civil Rights struggle, Jessie Stackhouse leaves home to break the color line at an elite, all-white prep school, but soon finds that the coach doesn't want him there and neither do most of his teammates. They'll go to almost any extreme to make him leave. Jessie must overcome not only the team in the other locker room, but the even more dangerous one in his own.
Little Blue Fuzzy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When Mickey DeMarco clicks his PC's mouse on spam that promises to "Unleash the Monster in your pants," he hardly expects an actual monster to appear. Inside his boxers. Hilarity ensues when the two-inch, fuzzy blue monster learns the facts of life and tries desperately to help Mickey get laid. "I love this story." - USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch BONUS STORY: "Beloved"
Remember My Name
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Daenali returns to a farm where years earlier she stole food to stay alive, intending to repay her debt. Instead, she encounters a man beating his pregnant wife. To save the woman, Daenali must kill the man, violating a sacred taboo. The man's brother, determined to exact his revenge, pursues Daenali and the woman, who curses Daenali for what she's done. Includes the bonus story, "Daenali."
Daenali
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Daenali violates one of the oldest customs of her tribe: she convinces her betrothed to take her surname. The council of patriarchs deems this witchcraft and banishes her after considering far, far worse. Daenali flees, pursued by a councilman who still seeks to impose the harshest penalty, then must confront the god of her people, the Great Gray Wolf. Includes bonus story "Remember My Name."
Hendu's Story: From Dream To Reality, Part VI: College Hockey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
How did the kid who was always falling down achieve his dreams of playing college hockey? Dave Hendrickson's cult classic tells it all: part memoir, part roadmap of how to achieve a dream, and part story of a father's love for his son. Hendu's Story follows the little kid with the big heart through all the tough decisions. This selection includes Part VI: College.
Hendu's Story: From Dream To Reality, Part V: College Selection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
How did the kid who was always falling down achieve his dreams of playing college hockey? Dave Hendrickson's cult classic tells it all: part memoir, part roadmap of how to achieve a dream, and part story of a father's love for his son. Hendu's Story follows the little kid with the big heart through all the tough decisions. This selection includes Part V: College Selection.
Hendu's Story: From Dream To Reality, Part IV: High School
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
How did the kid who was always falling down achieve his dreams of playing college hockey? Dave Hendrickson's cult classic tells it all: part memoir, part roadmap of how to achieve a dream, and part story of a father's love for his son. Hendu's Story follows the little kid with the big heart through all the tough decisions. This selection includes Part IV: High School.
Hendu's Story: From Dream To Reality, Part III: Summer Hockey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
How did the kid who was always falling down achieve his dreams of playing college hockey? Dave Hendrickson's cult classic tells it all: part memoir, part roadmap of how to achieve a dream, and part story of a father's love for his son. Hendu's Story follows the little kid with the big heart through all the tough decisions. This selection includes Part III: Summer Hockey.
Hendu's Story: From Dream To Reality, Part II Youth Hockey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
How did the kid who was always falling down achieve his dreams of playing college hockey? Dave Hendrickson's cult classic tells it all: part memoir, part roadmap of how to achieve a dream, and part story of a father's love for his son. Hendu's Story follows the little kid with the big heart through all the tough decisions. This selection includes Part II: Youth Hockey.
Hendu's Story: From Dream To Reality Part I: Beginnings
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
How did the kid who was always falling down achieve his dreams of playing college hockey? Dave Hendrickson's cult classic tells it all: part memoir, part roadmap of how to achieve a dream, and part story of a father's love for his son. Hendu's Story follows the little kid with the big heart through all the tough decisions. This selection includes Part I: Beginnings.
The End of a Rotten Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dave awakes at five ayem with a splitting headache. Is it brain cancer or is he being a nutcase? When the day goes downhill from there, bestselling humorist Dave Hendrickson uses it all as fodder for one of his funniest and most-loved features. Also includes an introduction specially written for this edition and the bonus feature story, "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Tully Forum."
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Tully Forum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A live turkey tied to a goalpost... the famous "zip code" speech... the infamous money on the table... a geyser in the visitors' locker room during a national championship game.... UMass-Lowell played its final hockey game at Tully Forum in 1998, but the outrageous and hilarious stories live on in "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Tully Forum."
Icepick Louie Meets Flo's Clam Chowder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
At a small town casino in Oregon, Icepick Louie tells all the bumpkins how minor league they are. He bets twenty large they can't name a thing that can top its counterpart back in Boston. Since people who accept challenges from Icepick Louie often wind up with busted kneecaps, he can barely control his laughter when a scrawny geek with thick glasses speaks up and proposes Flo's clam chowder.
One-Track Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Olivia loves her books. They fill every shelf, are stacked high on every floor, and have taken over every room. Her boyfriend Charlie can hardly see the TV. And oh yeah, Olivia would rather read than talk to him. What's Charlie to do? Give her an ultimatum? She can pick him or the books? Probably not a good idea.
Going Dry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Can Devin Patrick O'Donnell spend St. Patrick's Day barhopping with a leprechaun without so much as touching a drop of the spirits? The leprechaun has offered a pot of gold. How hard can it be? Bestselling humorist David H. Hendrickson spins this fun tale. Includes two bonus stories: "One-Track Mind" and "Icepick Louie Meets Flo's Clam Chowder."
Hendu's Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
How did the kid who was always falling down achieve his dreams of playing college hockey? Dave Hendrickson's cult classic tells it all: part memoir, part roadmap of how to achieve a dream, and part story of a father's love for his son. Hendu's Story follows the little kid with the big heart through all the tough decisions.
All Over Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Walter and Edith have lived a satisfying life together. But an anonymous fiftieth anniversary gift offers a chance to be twenty years old all over again. For one of them. A dark-edged fantasy by award-winning author David H. Hendrickson. For more information about his work, go to hendricksonwriter.com.
Feline Masterpiece
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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A cat that writes stories? Impossible! Her owner, Josh, can't believe his eyes. But he believes when a pretty girl falls for him because of the sensitivity she reads in "his" stories. A laugh-out-loud fantasy by award-winning author David H. Hendrickson. For more information about his work, go to hendricksonwriter.com.
Drawing Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Smitty sees dollar signs when his latest mark maneuvers a wheelchair up to the poker table. But the stakes in this game run higher than Smitty ever imagined. A memorable horror story by award-winning author David H. Hendrickson. For more information about his work, go to hendricksonwriter.com.
My Dark Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Paul can resist Angela's seduction attempts for only so long. With Angela, going all the way takes on a whole new meaning. A sensual horror story by award-winning author David H. Hendrickson. For more information about his work, go to hendricksonwriter.com.
Baby, One More Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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When a woman says you have a mind of your own, she's usually right. But never more so than on this night. An unforgettable horror story by award-winning author David H. Hendrickson. For more information about his work, go to hendricksonwriter.com.
Back to the Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Cherubim and a flaming sword guard the Garden of Eden, but the Devil provides Cain with a magical blade of his own. Cain intends to fight his way in and become a god. "Back to the Garden" by David H. Hendrickson was first published in Swordplay, edited by Denise Little, DAW books, June, 2009.
Beloved
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
After David slays Goliath, he falls head over heels in love with himself. But he's not alone. King Saul's daughter Michal intends to become his wife even if her father offers her sister's hand in marriage. It's a love story with a smile. "Beloved" was first published in The Trouble with Heroes, edited by Denise Little, DAW books, November, 2009.

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