David VanDyke

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David VanDyke is a former US Army Airborne enlisted soldier and, later in life, a US Air Force officer. He served in and out of combat zones all over the world in the 1980s through the 2000s. He lives out West where the skies are blue and the horizon is far away.

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Loose Ends - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged San Francisco ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.
In A Bind - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 2
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a blackmailed drag queen walks into Cal Corwin's P. I. agency, she quickly throws herself into the investigation, but with each new clue she finds the case gets murkier, its web of lies more tangled. When murder rears its ugly head, it becomes clear more is at stake than money, and Cal must watch her own back even as she tries to find the culprit.
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Eden's Exodus - Plague Wars Series Book 3
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The Eden virus is spreading. Blessing or curse, it's apparent that it can't be contained. For the poor and the sick, the Plague is a godsend, yet it puts those infected in the cross hairs of people who fear their power is slipping away. When these desperate Edens turn to Daniel Markis and the Free Communities for help, he can't refuse. Spooky, Skull, and Reaper are soon struggling to save them.
Conquest and Empire - Stellar Conquest Series Book 5
Series: Stellar Conquest. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
After barely fending off the insectoid Scourge, Admiral Absen frantically prepares for another attack while dealing with politics and treachery from within, even as Spectre pursues his own hidden agenda. Can EarthFleet save humanity once more, and will a bold counterstrike by an elite force of AI-equipped ships buy time, or merely invite disaster?
First Conquest - Stellar Conquest Series Book 1
Series: Stellar Conquest. You set the price! Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
First Conquest is Book 1 of the Stellar Conquest series. It carries the Plague Wars forward a century into the future and tells of a bitter battle as EarthFleet smashes into an alien star system in a desperate first strike to save humanity. Follow the starship Conquest as its captain and crew take the fight to Earth's enemies, finding allies and making sacrifices to save the solar system.
Skull's Shadows - Plague Wars Series Book 2
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
American sniper Alan "Skull" Denham refuses the Eden Plague rather than give up the demons driving him. Instead, he selects his own mission to fight against the ever-growing evil of the fascist Unionist movement. Can Skull win through while keeping his soul, showing mercy only to children, dogs and the genuinely innocent? Meant for mature readers due to language, violence and adult situations.
Conquest of Earth - Stellar Conquest Series Book 4
Series: Stellar Conquest. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Poised to reconquer humanity's home, Captain Absen and Conquest are confronted with a new enemy that upsets the balance of power and changes everything EarthFleet expected. Their struggle to free Earth becomes instead a desperate battle for sheer survival as they contemplate the unthinkable: total annihilation.
Tactics of Conquest - Stellar Conquest Series Book 3
Series: Stellar Conquest. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Armed with alien technology and a complete refit, Henrich Absen captains Conquest on a voyage to take back what humanity has lost. Along the way he must confront a new form of life as well as his own demons in this shocking episode of the Plague Wars/Stellar Conquest saga.
Desolator - Stellar Conquest Series Book 2
Series: Stellar Conquest. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When an enormous and potent alien ship appears in the colony system of Gliese 370, EarthFleet's Marines must investigate. What they find within will change the course of humanity's future yet again, as they face Desolator. The risks are high and so is the price in blood - and the payoff: new technology far ahead of their own, which may provide the key to fight the alien Meme Empire.
Comes The Destroyer - Plague Wars Series Book 8
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 123,170. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The gripping conclusion to the Plague Wars series. Over 500 pages filled with your favorite characters and the military science fiction action you have come to love. When the enormous world-killing alien Destroyer arrives in the Solar System, EarthFleet must use every resource and employ every tactic from sneak attacks to suicide ships to fend off its genocidal intentions.
Cyborg Strike - Plague Wars Series Book 7
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Under the threat of impending alien invasion, when the Professor and the rogue Septagon Shadow cyborg program surface in Russia, the world has a problem. When they seize the government in a coup, the world faces disaster, and Jill Repeth and Spooky Nguyen must do everything in their power to shut them down while fending off rivals bent on assassination and subversion.
Reaper's Run - Plague Wars Series Book 1
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 58,420. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When US Marine Sergeant Jill Repeth's blown-off legs begin to regenerate, she thinks it's a medical miracle. But the breakthrough that heals her war injuries is exactly what the government wants to quash - by any means necessary. Hunted, she must cross an America wracked by strife to try to find a family who may already be dead, searching for the inhuman secret of what started it all.
The Orion Plague - Plague Wars Series Book 6
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Guns blazing, Master Sergeant Repeth and her team search the nuclear wasteland for her kidnapped fiancé, while Spooky Nguyen prepares Earth's first Space Marines for duty aboard the experimental battleship Orion. But even commanded by Navy Captain Henrich Absen, Orion is hopelessly outclassed, and only by supreme sacrifice can Earth be saved. For now, that is - because The Destroyer is on its way.
The Reaper Plague - Plague Wars Series Book 5
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
With a homicidal alien spacecraft inbound at high speed, Skull and Raphaela fly to meet it in a desperate bid to buy time for the Earth. In the meantime Brigadier Spooky Nguyen presses to build the world's first space battleship while Colonel Muzik and Master Sergeant Repeth fight a life-and-death battle to return civilization to the nuked and plague-ridden nation's capital.
The Demon Plagues - Plague Wars Series Book 4
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ten years after Infection Day, Daniel Markis struggles to unite a shattered world in the face of nuclear attack and extraterrestrial plagues, while others grasp for power and dark technologies. Skull mounts a one-man campaign to thwart the fascist Unionists, while Jill Repeth, Spooky Nguyen and his team gamble their lives to change the course of the Second Cold War.
The Eden Plague - Plague Wars Series Book 0
Series: Plague Wars. Price: Free! Words: 72,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Book 0 of the Plague Wars Series. When special operations veteran DJ Markis finds armed invaders in his home and it all goes sideways, he turns to his brothers in arms to fight back. On the run from the shadowy Company, soon he finds himself in a war for possession of a genetic engineering secret that threatens the stability of the world. But who is behind it all - and are they even human?

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