Daron Fraley

Biography

Daron is the creator of Thirty-Six and author of the first book in the multi-author series by the same name. Originally from Wyoming, Daron has lived in the Midwest and in many towns and cities in the Mountain States region.

Writer by night, Senior Data Center Engineer by day, he has traveled to more than half of the biggest cities in the United States, one of his favorites being Chicago. The architecture, the people, and the regional foods all fascinate him. But his favorite places on earth are those where he can relax, think, and dream.

Not yet an expert world traveler, he has been to France, Switzerland, the Bahamas, St. Thomas, San Juan, Canada, and Mexico. He loves the Caribbean, and wonders how a small-town boy from Wyoming ever got the chance to fall in love with the ocean.

Other published works include Son of Liberty, Promised, The Thorn, and Water and Other Stories.

Series website: http://www.lamed-vav.com
His personal website is: http://www.daronfraley.com
Follow him on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/DaronFraley

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Books

Son of Liberty
By Daron Fraley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
If the love of a parent can make a young man brave, then sixteen year old Alexander Martinez should have been a selfish coward. Yet, when society crumbles, civil war erupts, and America is attacked, Alex discovers both love and courage. SON OF LIBERTY: A story of post-apocalyptic possibilities. A little bit "Prepper". Certainly gun friendly. Absolutely patriotic. Long live the Sons of Liberty!
Promised
By Daron Fraley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
A collection of inspirational short stories. OUT OF THE EAST: A short story about a prophetic journey (Mormon/LDS fiction). THE DAYSPRING: A Christian short story based on last-days prophecy (Christian speculative fiction). THE BEAST: Symbolic story pertaining to The Revelation of Saint John (Mormon/LDS fiction). THANKSGIVING WITH GEORGE: A fun, holiday character sketch (contemporary fiction)
Thirty-Six
By Daron Fraley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three things Aaron Cohen never intended: To purchase an ancient, holy relic. To encourage the mysterious stalker. To fall for Mandie. But he did. And if he doesn't get to her in time, she will die.
The Chronicles of Gan: The Thorn
By Daron Fraley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.70 from 10 reviews)
Three tribes are at war on the planet Gan, unaware that the sign of Christ’s birth on an unknown world - Earth - is about to appear in the heavens. During a bloody skirmish with Gideonite troops, Jonathan of Daniel spares Pekah, a young enemy soldier. His merciful act results in a chain of events that saves the life of his betrothed, ends the war, and gives birth to a national hero.
WATER and other stories
By Daron Fraley
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
(4.06 from 18 reviews)
PETITIONS: A short story about a homeless man (contemporary fiction). ANGEL’S SONG: A companion short story to the novel “The Thorn”, book one of “The Chronicles of Gan” (speculative fiction). WATER: Based on the account found in the Gospel of John, chapter 5, verses 1-16, and the painting by Carl Bloch, “Healing at the Pool of Bethesda” (historical fiction).

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Smashwords book reviews by Daron Fraley

  • The Man from Shenandoah on Jan. 13, 2011
    star star star star
    This book was a very enjoyable read, and felt quite authentic to the time period. The characters were well done with both vulnerable men and strong women, both of whom grow throughout the story. I don't normally read western novels, but I would recommend this book for all readers. I look forward to reading the sequel!
  • Ride to Raton on Jan. 20, 2011
    star star star star
    Heart wrenching story, but great read. I look forward to the next one!
  • That's War on March 11, 2013
    star star star star
    A very insightful book... or rather a journal, written by an American officer who served in World War One. The author of the journal is a talented writer, and quite adept at describing his experiences. He does so in such a way that you can almost picture the hilly countryside and the little towns and even the cobbled streets between old castles and farmland. Surprisingly, the tone of the related events is upbeat and positive, even as the author describes in heart-wrenching detail the life-and-death struggles of the Doughboys along the trenches of the Western Front. You will cheer for them as they fight to restore freedom to the French, and successfully prevent the Germans from advancing any farther. I would recommend this story to anyone looking for an honest, detailed peek into the Great War.
  • Sevenfold on Oct. 13, 2013
    star star star star
    Enjoyable, quick read. Could easily be expanded as a novel. I loved the reference to November 2008 and the aftermath that followed... We're living it, without a doubt.